Solar on the South 40? Students study bringing renewable energy home

Solar on the South 40? Students study bringing renewable energy home

The Office of Sustainability launched RESET, an innovative new program that provides students real-world experience in renewable energy, one of the fastest-growing sectors in the U.S. economy. Students from a range of disciplines have studied the engineering, policy and business aspects of installing solar power on the South 40. “We do best when we use our campus as a living laboratory,” said Phil Valko, assistant vice chancellor for sustainability.
Flaw in many home pregnancy tests can return false negative results

Flaw in many home pregnancy tests can return false negative results

Pregnancy tests can sometimes give a false negative result to women several weeks into their pregnancies, according to research by Ann Gronowski, professor of pathology and immunology at the School of Medicine. Her findings led the FDA to change its standards for evaluating new pregnancy tests, but old tests with the false-negative problem are still on the market.
Pow Wow 2019: ‘Keep Them Sacred’

Pow Wow 2019: ‘Keep Them Sacred’

The 29th annual Pow Wow, a celebration of American Indian cultures, will be held Saturday, April 20, in the Washington University Field House. This year’s theme is “Keep Them Sacred: Honoring Generations of Indigenous Women.” Hosted by the Brown School’s Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies, the event is free and open to the public.
Could 2018 tariff impact been foreseen?

Could 2018 tariff impact been foreseen?

Researchers from Olin Business School explore the complexity of tariffs as a trade tool in a global economy in a new paper. The research also establishes a supply chain model to explain those effects. The model proposes that, in some cases, the effects were foreseeable when accounting for strategic multi-party interactions and competition.
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