Nov. 29 2012
Nov. 26 2012
Graduate students promote science
Inspired by the Clinton Global Intitiative University (CGI U) 2012, two graduate students have created a new organization to improve science literacy, explore the relationship between social issues and science, and promote rational decision-making. ProSPER brings together nearly 120 graduate students in business, science, law and other studies.
Nov. 21 2012
A promising new surgical technology
Fibroblasts (bright blue), the cells that comprise many soft tissues throughout the body, grow along nanofabricated surgical mesh created by medical student Matthew R. MacEwan and colleagues at Washington University. The nanofiber has the potential to make operations easier for surgeons and reduce the rate of complications experienced by patients.
Nov. 19 2012
Unearthing new knowledge
Anthropology graduate student Mary Jane Acuña has been part of a team exploring ancient life in a royal Maya city deep in the Guatemalan rainforest. This fall the team, co-directed by WUSTL’s David Freidel, discovered the tomb of one of the great queens of Classic Maya civilization.
Nov. 15 2012
No. 3 women’s soccer team advances
For the first time in school history, Washington University has been selected as one of the four hosts for 2012 NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Sectional. Set for this weekend at Francis Field, this competition marks the Bears’ ninth sectional and 12th overall appearance in the NCAA tournament.
Nov. 12 2012
Defining leaders, redefining leadership
Experienced business professionals develop their leadership talent through Olin Business School’s Executive MBA Program while accommodating the demands of their careers. Critical management themes like innovation and creativity, sustainable growth and risk management drive the program’s curriculum.
Nov. 8 2012
Nov. 5 2012
Nov. 1 2012
Exploring sustainable cities
Free and open to the public, the Sustainable Cities Conference and Land Lab Competition will explore innovative ideas and strategies to advance a sustainable urban future. Thought leaders from across the country will address buildings, urban design, landscape, food, energy and other areas related to urban sustainability during this November 1-3 conference.