Gordon receives Sanofi-Institut Pasteur Award

Jeffrey Gordon in his lab
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.

Washington People: Luther Tyus

Luther Tyrus
Brown School social work student Luther Tyus spent nearly a decade as a St. Louis-area police officer. Now, he is studying both policy solutions and ways to improve officer training to address excessive use of force by police.

Tune in for holiday gift ideas

Need some gift ideas for the holidays? We have you covered. Follow WashU on Facebook, and be sure to tune in starting at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, via Facebook Live to check out great gifts from several companies started by our alumni.

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.

Student’s pumpkin-white chocolate cookie wins contest

Cole Warner
Washington University in St. Louis senior Cole Warner makes a killer cookie. Warner’s recipe for pumpkin-white chocolate chip snickerdoodles bested about 80 recipes to win the Judges’ Pick award for the annual St. Louis Post-Dispatch Cookie Contest.

Fisher named Siteman executive director of research, business administration

Nick Fisher, an administration expert who has 14 years of experience with academic clinical research and cancer center operations, has been named executive director of research and business administration at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.

Who Knew WashU? 12.12.17

Question: Which distinguished architect designed Steinberg Hall?