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July 2020

What’s happening on and off campus today. For alumni, parents, and friends.


COVID-19 mouse model will speed search for therapeutics, vaccines
School of Medicine researchers develop novel technique for replicating the illness in mice, allowing scientists to test potential treatments and preventives.


Siteman Cancer Center earns highest possible federal rating
WashU cancer hub’s innovative and robust research programs are once again deemed exceptional by the National Cancer Institute.

[VIDEO] History professor links Juneteenth to collective progress

Douglas Flowe suggests that the oldest and most widely celebrated emancipation holiday has resonance for all Americans.

Learning Lodge provides virtual tutoring services for local students
In response to COVID-19 outbreak, WashU seniors founded organization that offers free online lessons on a variety of topics.

Examining Black youths’ reactions to videos of community violence
In Brown School study, young men were significantly more prone to negative emotions when police were involved.

Neidorffs create professorships named for distinguished clinicians
Medical school positions recognizing Robert Packman and John Daniels will support leaders in virology and immunology.

New fuel cells have double the voltage of hydrogen alternatives
McKelvey engineers develop cheaper,
more efficient high-power fuel cells with broader application for electric vehicles.


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