Akeda Hosten

Black Anthology: Rock and roles

Akeda Hosten, a senior in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University, talks about why the annual Black Anthology matters and how songwriting is a little bit like engineering. The Black Anthology production “woke” is Feb. 12-13 at Edison Theatre on the Danforth Campus.


Calcium carbonate: Tumor-fighting weapon

Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis use nanoparticle technology, applied to a drug found in most people’s medicine cabinets, to chemically alter a cancer tumor and stop its growth.

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Three biomedical engineering professors elected as AIMBE Fellows

Three professors from the School of Engineering & Applied Science have been elected to the 2016 College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, representing the top 2 percent of medical and biological engineers in the country.

Water for Source

Solving the world’s water problems

We take for granted that when we turn on a faucet in our homes o​r busines​ses that clean, fresh, drinkable water will be available in a seemingly endless supply. But in the last several years, clean water has become almost a luxury in parts of the U.S. due to drought and changes in climate, while […]

Fuzhong Zhang

Zhang honored for research

Fuzhong Zhang, PhD, of the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, recently was honored with the 2016 Daniel I.C. Wang Award from the journal Biotechnology & Bioengineering.

Ken Burns

The top 10 stories of 2015​​

​New discoveries, a new campus, Star Wars economics and another presidential debate – these were among the most-read stories of 2015 at Washington University in St. Louis.​

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