Sexual assault and misconduct remain difficult problems on college campuses across the United States, according to a newly released survey of students from a sampling of the nation’s colleges and universities, including Washington University.
Premature infants are at high risk of developing life-threatening lung infections, partly because their lungs are underdeveloped at birth. A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found, in mice, that an inhaled drug promotes the development of lung immunity and reduces the risk of pneumonia.
Words company officials use in quarterly earnings calls with investors and analysts can be telling. An Olin Business School researcher and co-authors conducted a detailed, machine-learning study of such earnings calls.
With a $1.2 million grant from NASA, Randall Martin in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis will lead a team of researchers working to improve a high-performance climate model, making it more accurate and more accessible.
Parking & Transportation Services at Washington University in St. Louis is reminding the campus community of the latest changes to Metro bus routes; parking during high-volume events such as Parents and Family Weekend; and vehicle storage options in advance of the holidays.
For the third straight year, The Source has asked some first-year students at Washington University in St. Louis to capture a second of video every day as they begin their college careers. The project began Aug. 17, the day they moved in to the South 40.
In the past two years, five students kept a video diary of their first days as first-year students. Find out what has changed for them in the past year.
Washington University in St. Louis is partnering with area organizations to offer more affordable solar panel installation for homeowners in several St. Louis areas. Learn more during a “Solar Power Hour” Oct. 23 in Schnuck Pavilion.
Jill Biden (left), wife of former Vice President Joe Biden and a lifelong educator, will deliver the keynote address of “She Leads,” a two-day event organized by the Olin Fellowship featuring female leaders in technology, public service, medicine and other fields. Alumna Brittany Packnett’s talk Oct. 24 in Graham Chapel will kick off the conference.
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests the gut microbiome has an impact on how the body breaks down processed foods, such as cereals, pastas, chocolate and soda. The new knowledge could help in the development of healthier, more nutritious processed foods.
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William Wallace, the Barbara Murphy Bryant Distinguished Professor of Art History
Sean Joe, the Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development, Brown School
John Inazu, the Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law & Religion