Kimberly G. Walker, chief investment officer at Washington University Investment Management Company (WUIMC), will step down from her position effective Dec. 31, according to David W. Kemper, chairman of the board of directors of WUIMC.
While a particular metabolic pathway shows potential to slow down the aging process, new research indicates a downside: That same pathway may drive brain cancer. The pathway, known as the nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) pathway, is overactive in a deadly form of brain cancer known as glioblastoma, according to a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School took the top spot in a new ranking of U.S. undergraduate business programs unveiled Dec. 5.
On behalf of the university, Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton has joined other presidents and chancellors in urging federal elected and government officials to preserve — and even expand — the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. We will be a strong advocate for the continuation of DACA, should any proposals or changes to existing policy move forward.
The Dec. 2 Board of Trustees meeting focused on undergraduate education, according to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton. The board also elected a new trustee, alumnus Joseph F. Wayland, AB ‘79, executive vice president and general counsel of Chubb Limited.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are launching a study aimed at identifying effective treatment methods for seniors with depression that does not respond to standard medications.
Henry Schvey is a steadfast presence in the Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, having directed more than 25 plays in his nearly 30-year tenure, in addition to teaching and writing. Now, a new memoir is adding to his body of work in the place he calls home.
More than 300 Washington University in St. Louis degree candidates will take part in the December Recognition Ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in Graham Chapel.
On Giving Tuesday, holiday donation campaigns launch into high gear. But how do people decide where to donate their money? They know that they should give to the neediest cases, but new research from Washington University in St. Louis’s Olin Business School shows often, the donation decision comes down to something called a “charity beauty premium.”
Washington University in St. Louis is stepping up its efforts to stop sexual assault — expanding both prevention programs and crisis services and launching a new research initiative to develop and test solutions. The results could change how universities nationwide tackle sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and harassment.