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WUSM partners with BJC to administer COVID-19 vaccine doses to qualified undergraduate, graduate groups

As vaccinations against the novel coronavirus have begun distribution and administration across the country, Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) and BJC Healthcare have played a role in the incolutation process.

| News Editor

WUSM students call for access to asymptomatic testing, ‘feel pretty underappreciated’

Despite concerns expressed by students over the last several months, Washington University will not provide asymptomatic COVID-19 testing to graduate students, continuing its policy from the fall semester.

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WUSM’s new COVID-19 testing grant focuses on children with disabilities through a partnership with the Special School District of St. Louis

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine received a $5 million, two-year grant to provide 50,000 saliva COVID-19 tests to students, staff and teachers at schools in the St. Louis area.

Grace Kennard | Staff Reporter

Habif limits services as COVID-19 cases increase on campus, in St. Louis

As COVID-19 cases have increased in the St. Louis region, the Washington University community has simultaneously seen its own spike.

Anirudh Kesanapally | Staff Reporter

WU lifts hiring freeze, proposes new faculty hiring initiatives

Washington University’s faculty and staff hiring freeze implemented in March was lifted Nov. 1. Individual schools can now begin to fill open positions.

Clara Richards | Staff Reporter

Gateway Curriculum at School of Medicine marks first renewal in 20 years, focuses on integration and community engagement

A three-year-long process of building, planning and implementing has culminated in the release of the new Gateway Curriculum at Washington University’s School of Medicine.

Grace Kennard | Staff Reporter

Furloughed employees return to campus for the fall semester

Nearly all of the Washington University employees placed on furlough over the summer have returned to work for the fall.

Gabby Hyman | Contributing Reporter

WU launches COVID dashboard monitoring cases in the Danforth campus community

Although Washington University’s COVID-19 dashboard provides enough information to recognize the University’s relatively strong performance against the pandemic so far, a quick comparison with the dashboards of peer institutions reveals that the University’s available data is limited.

Anirudh Kesanapally | Contributing Reporter

‘Support each other’: School of Medicine students provide services for healthcare workers

As the coronavirus spreads and the crisis escalates, healthcare workers around the world are scrambling to keep up with the demand.

Lydia McKelvie | Staff Writer

WUSM and Barnes-Jewish gear up for COVID-19 treatment and research

While much of campus is a ghost town, doctors at the Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital are busier than ever as they prepare for the spread of COVID-19 in St. Louis.

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