Brown School researchers begin low-income smoker study

Brown School researchers begin low-income smoker study

Brown School researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have begun work on a five-year, $3.9 million study that tests an innovative approach to help low-income smokers quit: helping people establish rules banning smoking inside their homes.
Faculty fellows to lead key areas in provost’s office

Faculty fellows to lead key areas in provost’s office

Three members of the Washington University faculty have been appointed to serve as faculty fellows in the Office of the Provost,  according to Interim Provost Marion Crain. During the 2019-20 academic year, they will focus on several high-priority academic initiatives.
Halting spread of HIV in Midwest is aim of new network

Halting spread of HIV in Midwest is aim of new network

As part of a federal initiative to end the HIV epidemic, Washington University in St. Louis will establish a center to provide guidance and support to local organizations working to reduce HIV infection rates in their communities. Among other things, the center will help organizations provide PrEP, a medicine that prevents HIV infection.
Why are superheroes so popular?

Why are superheroes so popular?

Superhero expert Peter Coogan, lecturer in American culture studies and author of the book “Superhero: the Secret Origin of a Genre,” discusses why superheroes are so popular and the origins of the superhero genre.
Promoting women’s rights in Uganda

Promoting women’s rights in Uganda

Alice Emasu Seruyange (right), MSW ’10, has built the first hospital in Uganda specializing in treating obstetric fistulas. Here she is with a fistula survivor.
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