A new study the School of Medicine shows that having a working copy of the gene TREM2 can reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease under certain conditions but worsen disease in others.
William F. Tate, dean of the Graduate School, and Lori White, vice chancellor for student affairs, are launching a new symposium, “Promising Practices in Supporting Graduate and Professional Students,” Oct. 13-14 at Washington University in St. Louis. The first gathering of its kind, the conference will bring together academic and student affairs leaders to discover ways to better serve the whole student.
Prescription drug prices have skyrocketed and fixing the complex pricing models is complicated. That’s no excuse for not trying, says the School of Law’s Rachel Sachs.
An international team of researchers has obtained the first ever atom-level structural insights into Httex1, a part of the gene that is thought to cause the devastating neurological disorder Huntington’s disease.
Mark S. Wrighton, chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis, has announced his intention to conclude his term as chancellor, effective no later than July 1, 2019. Wrighton, who has served in the role since 1995, shared the news with the university’s Board of Trustees at its fall meeting Oct. 6.
A lot has changed in 22 years, but one thing remains the same – Chancellor Wrighton’s steady leadership and warm relationship with the university community, as seen here in photos. On Oct. 6, Wrighton announced his intention to conclude his term as chancellor, effective no later than July 1, 2019.
At its Oct. 5-6 meeting, the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees heard an update on the university’s endowment, welcomed new trustees and heard a presentation by Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton on the university’s Plan for Excellence.
Welcome to WashU Spaces, a new series that showcases the offices, laboratories, studios and living quarters of the students, staff and faculty of Washington University in St. Louis. We kick off the series in the office of Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton, who was inaugurated as chancellor Oct. 6, 1995, 22 years ago.
The Saint Louis Art Museum and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis have selected Jennifer Bornstein as their 2017-18 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow. Bernstein will lead studios in the Sam Fox School and prepare a museum exhibition.
Over the last two decades, printmaker Dennis O’Neil has collaborated with artists from around the world while helping to expand the limits of screen print technology. Beginning Oct. 5, the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will present “Process & Innovation: 20 Years of Partnerships in Print at Hand Print Workshop International.”