Fangqiong Ling shares her love for science both inside the classroom and outside in the St. Louis community. Her commitment to impactful research has earned her recognition from associations, mentors and colleagues.
Trailblazer Victoria Fraser, MD, head of the Department of Medicine, the medical school’s largest department, advocates for equity in academic medicine and addresses structural barriers that limit the careers of women and members of other underrepresented groups.
As a world-class anthropologist who has made it her life’s work to study primate sociality, Crickette Sanz knows firsthand how important it is to forge strong social connections to help her achieve work/life balance.
Meet Leslie Kleinberg Zacks — the reliably sane, occasionally snarky voice of calm on the parent Facebook pages.
Amanda Pope carries the mission of the university in her leadership role. She shares how her journey from cancer diagnosis to survivorship inspired her to serve the employees who keep the university running smoothly.
Computer scientist Chenyang Lu at the McKelvey School of Engineering has been building bridges with doctors to improve patients’ health outcomes using engineering.
For microbiologist Arpita Bose, associate professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, science is a collaborative endeavor. Her lab focuses on microbial metabolisms, taking an interdisciplinary approach to address issues related to energy and sustainability.
With the publication of her first novel, “The Kimono Tattoo,” Rebecca Copeland moves from translation to fiction writing and brings a literary perspective to the cultural history of kimonos.
Laura Escobar Vega, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics in Arts & Sciences, shows students and young professionals new ways to connect with math and see themselves in the field.
McKelvey School of Engineering labs couldn’t shut down due to COVID-19. Megan Flake kept them running smoothly while research was on hold.
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