State health departments are lagging in planning for the replacement of retiring employees, according to a survey from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
The Ritz Chamber Players, arguably the nation’s finest touring African-American chamber ensemble, will make its St. Louis debut Feb. 16 in Washington University’s E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.
Two faculty members, Vijay Ramani, of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, and Jennifer Silva, MD, of the School of Medicine, were named inaugural faculty fellows in entrepreneurship at Washington University in St. Louis.
A rare, coastal flowering plant known as Tidestrom’s lupine — threatened by native deer mice that can munch up to three-quarters of its unripe fruits under cover of an invasive beachgrass — has been given a new life with the large-scale removal of that grass, a long-term study in the journal Restoration Ecology shows.
Washington University in St. Louis strives to help solve some of the world’s biggest problems. As such, the university is fully engaged with a global network of partners, via education programs and research initiatives, to develop tangible and lasting solutions. That effort was evidenced when Washington University recently arranged a cross-disciplinary international symposia highlighting the intersection of social policy, engineering and medicine.
Blacks, especially women, are more likely to have been unarmed when killed by police than non-blacks, and that risk appears to increase in police departments with a greater presence of non-white officers, according to a new study of nationwide data from Washington University in St. Louis. The study is the first in a series of reports from the ongoing Fatal Interactions with Police (FIPS) research project, which includes contributions from public health and biostatistics experts at hospitals and universities.
At the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees meeting Oct. 6, a number of faculty members were appointed with tenure or promoted with tenure, generally taking effect that day.
Washington University in St. Louis will add another architectural jewel to its historic campus later this year when an Olympic Rings “Spectacular,” a five-ring sculpture, is installed at the end of Olympian Way, on the southwest corner of the Danforth Campus.
Scientists at the School of Medicine have transformed skin cells from patients with Huntington’s disease into the type of brain cell affected by the disorder. This offers a new tool to study the degenerative and eventually fatal neurological condition.
Bridging divisions in religion and politics will be the topic of a series of interdisciplinary panels, beginning Tuesday, Feb. 6, sponsored by Washington University in St. Louis’ John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics.