Dr. Jeffrey Gordon, professor and director of the Medical School’s Edison Family Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology, was recently awarded the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for his work in microbiology.
The Washington University School of Law will begin accepting the Graduate Record Examination as an alternative to the Law School Admission Test from applicants to the Fall 2018 J.D. program, becoming the sixth law school in the country to do so.
In the fall 2017 semester alone, the Chancellor made statements addressing the Stockley decision, the Charlottesville, Va. protests, the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and President Donald Trump’s proposed repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In order to better understand the Chancellor’s statements, here are the answers to three questions about the increase in communication.
The Society of Physics Students aims to introduce a new major in Biophysics with the help of the Math Club, as well as a second major in Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics.
Olin Business School hired five female tenuretrack professors to its ranks this fall, reflecting University-wide efforts to increase gender parity amongst its faculty.
Green Action, an environmental justice student group, has requested that Washington University’s Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization change its name. But despite Green Action and the University not agreeing on the name, both sides note the necessity for more environmentally friendly energy sources.
This fall, Cornerstone offerings will extend beyond introductory math and science courses with the addition of help desks for new courses.
As the culmination of over a year’s worth of close collaboration between students and faculty, the Olin Business School will offer a new Business of Social Impact minor this fall.
Washington University is currently seeking $300,000 in funding from Student Union for new furniture and other aesthetic features in SU’s office space—set to be consolidated from a two-story to a one-story space in the Danforth University Center.
Rita Levi-Montalcini, a Nobel laureate and former Washington University biology professor, was posthumously inducted into the St. Louis Walk of Fame Thursday.