St. Louis recently became the first jurisdiction in the Midwest — and just the fourth in the country — to adopt a comprehensive new standard designed to reduce its carbon footprint. Washington University’s Office of Sustainability provided technical expertise to support the new standard’s development.
Sean Joe, the Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development at the Brown School, is planning a population-wide initiative that could improve the lives of 60,000 black men in St. Louis.
A national survey ranks St. Louis as the No. 1 city for millennials. In this special edition of The View, we take a look at the reasons why.
The Washington University in St. Louis community is invited to a forum on Friday, Oct. 23, to hear recommendations from the Ferguson Commission and to learn about the university’s opportunities to contribute toward the commission’s calls to action.
Victims of chronic flooding, dozens of homes in Baden neighborhood will be demolished this summer. But a team of Washington University in St. Louis researchers, together with the City of St. Louis, the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Missouri Department of Conservation, are determined to help the community create something better in the neighborhood.
Researchers led by Gregory A. Storch, MD, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, have sequenced the genome of enterovirus D68 sampled from patients treated at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Nationwide, the virus has spread rapidly in recent months and caused severe respiratory illness in young children, with some patients requiring hospitalization.
Washington University in St. Louis law students are taking their commitment to public service to the next level through a growing partnership with Northwest Academy of Law. With the assistance of law faculty and through their own initiatives, law students are reaching out to the inner-city St. Louis high school’s students to provide mentoring and law-related educational experiences.
Explore Engineering, a daylong community outreach event sponsored by Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science, allows students to work with Washington University Engineering faculty and students and get hands-on experience in engineering projects to promote critical thinking.
Students looking for a St. Louis-based internship will have an opportunity to hear quick ‘open mic’ pitches from a group of St. Louis employers from 11:30 to 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge.
The Atlantic is inviting St. Louis residents to join local public health and medical leaders for a free “Conversation on Community Health” town hall forum from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Hyatt Regency, 315 Chestnut St. in downtown St. Louis.