In her new book, “MORAL COMBAT: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics” (Basic Books, 2017), Washington University's R. Marie Griffith offers a compelling history of the religious debates over sex and sexuality that came to dominate American public life.

New book by Griffith tackles timely subject

In her new book, “Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics” (Basic Books, 2017), Washington University’s R. Marie Griffith offers a compelling history of the religious debates over sex and sexuality that came to dominate American public life.
Jeffrey Gordon in his lab

Gordon receives Sanofi-Institut Pasteur Award

The School of Medicine’s Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, has received the Sanofi-Institut Pasteur International Award for his role in founding and leading the field of gut microbiome research. The award recognizes scientists who have made outstanding contributions to biomedical research in fields that profoundly affect global public health.

Functional fashion

Rugby is hard-hitting, fast-moving and adrenaline-fueled. But for elite Paralympic wheelchair athletes, the sport can also pose particular challenges. Over the last several months, students and faculty at Washington University in St. Louis have worked to research, design and construct prototype garments specifically tailored to the needs of athletes with disabilities.
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