Jon Hamilton (right), a science reporter for National Public Radio, interviews John C. Morris, MD, (left) director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Washington University, and Randall J. Bateman, MD, the Charles F. and Joanne Knight Distinguished Professor of Neurology, about their Alzheimer's research. (Photo: Judy Martin Finch/School of Medicine)

University to host Alan Alda ‘Communicating Science’ workshops

Washington University will host a four-day symposium Sept. 26-29 called “Communicating Science 2016.” The event, to be held at the Eric P. Newman Education Center on the Medical Campus, is geared toward helping scientists share news of their work effectively with people outside of their specific disciplines.

Fail Better: Kenneth Sng

Washington University in St. Louis senior Kenneth Sng is president of Student Union, a gifted student in mathematics and economics in Arts & Sciences and a residential advisor. But he also knows failure. He failed his driver’s test six times before passing on the seventh try. “My father always says, ‘Pick yourself up where you fall.’ That’s what I did.”
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