Thirteen alumni earn Fulbright awards

Thirteen alumni earn Fulbright awards

Twelve recent alumni of Washington University in St. Louis earned Fulbright awards to travel abroad to conduct research or teach English. The program recognizes talented scholars and leaders who are committed to promoting global collaboration and understanding through research and teaching.
Endangered species need help: No biology expertise required

Endangered species need help: No biology expertise required

New approaches to help save animals from extinction may come from experts outside of the traditional natural science disciplines. The Living Earth Collaborative invites social scientists, political scientists, engineers and other experts from the university community who would like to be involved in efforts to help with conservation projects to participate in a July 21 social event.
Urban bees collaboration wins USDA grant

Urban bees collaboration wins USDA grant

A team that received early support from the Living Earth Collaborative was awarded a $633,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to evaluate pollination in orchards across the city of St. Louis. They will examine how factors such as human population density, socioeconomic status, soil type and surrounding vegetation impact insect numbers and fruit yield.
‘Requiem of Light’

‘Requiem of Light’

It’s a grim milestone. More than 1 million Americans have died due to COVID-19. In this video, Rebecca Messbarger, director of medical humanities in Arts & Sciences, discusses “Requiem of Light,” a citywide memorial that she conceived and organized for the thousands of St. Louisans lost to the pandemic.
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