The Workday series: student ambassadors transforming research

WRAP (WashU Research Ambassador Program) hasn’t been around long, but it has been making a difference already. It launched in the Fall 2023 Semester as a student-operated companion to the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR), with the goal of improving student access to research as well as general awareness.

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Professors Loomis and Daschbach deliver Last Lecture on their learning philosophy

Chemistry professors Richard Loomis and Megan Daschbach delivered this semester’s Last Lecture, a semesterly series where professors give a lecture as if it is their last one ever.

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Learning through experience: Undergraduates present their research at the Fall OUR Symposium

Bauer Hall was bustling with fresh ideas on Friday, Oct. 27 when undergraduate researchers set up posters and presented their work at the Office of Undergraduate Research’s Fall Symposium.

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PhD/MD Student receives prestigious fellowship at NIH

Graduate student Elizabeth Tilden was awarded a prestigious fellowship at the National Institute on Aging, a part of the National Institute of Health (NIH), for her research investigating how aging and sleep affect cognitive ability. 

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$5 Million Grant Awarded to Medical School to Research Lymphoma in Pediatric Transplant Patients

Immunologists at Washington University Medical School received a $5.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) late last month to identify how the Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) can lead to immune cell cancer in pediatric patients who have received organ transplants.  EBV, better known as “mono,” is a virus nearly 90% of the world […]

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WashU’s new Kessler Scholars Program provides a beacon of hope for first-generation students

Washington University in St. Louis has been chosen as one of 10 universities to participate in the Kessler Scholars National Collaborative, with the inaugural cohort of scholars being the Class of 2027.

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Undergraduate students present their work at research symposium

Hundreds of members of the Washington University community attended a biannual undergraduate research symposium hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research, April 25. The event, held in Frick Forum in Bauer Hall, showcased the research that undergraduates engaged in during the semester.

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Just in: Ground-breaking research on WU med school’s campus  

On the medical campus, there are a plethora of fascinating studies under way. 

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WU lab researches magic mushrooms for mental health

One of the biggest contemporary scientific renaissances is happening right now on the other side of Forest Park. And no, it’s not the cure for cancer. In fact, the research subject is illegal in the state of Missouri. 

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WU researchers develop intranasal vaccine

WU researchers developed a COVID vaccine that was authorized in India on Sept. 6.

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