Study highlights importance of caregiver well-being in Uganda

A group-based curriculum called Journey of Life (JoL) — delivered over 12 sessions in the Kiryandongo refugee settlement in Uganda — led to improvements in mental health, social support, parental warmth and attitudes around violence against children, finds a new study from the Brown School. This study highlights the crucial role refugee caregivers play in mitigating the impacts of […]

Lemur’s lament, balancing conservation
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Lemur’s lament, balancing conservation

What can be done when one threatened animal kills another? Scientists studying critically endangered lemurs in Madagascar confronted this difficult reality when they witnessed attacks on lemurs by another vulnerable species, a carnivore called a fosa. This dynamic can be particularly complex when the predation occurs in an isolated or poor-quality habitat, according to research […]

Parvulescu wins $1.2M EU grant to study comparative literature origins
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Parvulescu wins $1.2M EU grant to study comparative literature origins

Anca Parvulescu, the Liselotte Dieckmann Professor in Comparative Literature and a professor of English, both in Arts & Sciences, at Washington University in St. Louis, will serve as principal investigator for a $1.2 million grant exploring the history of comparatism and the origins of the comparative method. The project is funded by the European Union, […]

WashU students explore Shakespeare at Globe Theatre in London
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WashU students explore Shakespeare at Globe Theatre in London

Last summer, 18 students from Washington University in St. Louis traveled to London for an intensive summer program at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. In this video, Claire Sommers, a lecturer in the Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences, describes the group’s aims and what it means to explore the places that shaped the Bard. “I […]

Global Advisory Council to enhance WashU’s international initiatives
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Global Advisory Council to enhance WashU’s international initiatives

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin has established a Global Advisory Council to maximize the impact of Washington University in St. Louis’ global efforts in research, education, patient care, recruitment and advancement. The council, which comprises administrators, faculty and staff, will meet quarterly to help strengthen relationships with local and global alumni communities; enhance cross-school collaboration around […]

WashU Global Factsheet

WashU Global Factsheet

Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) is dedicated to effecting positive change in the world through research, teaching, and patient care. Discover information about WashU and our global initiatives. WashU Schools Reputation for Excellence Come to WashU We seek to attract the best candidates from around the world. Washington University in St. Louis is committed […]

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SMART Africa Center

The mission of the SMART Africa Center is to reduce gaps in child and adolescent mental health services and research in Children in Sub-Saharan Africa through a population approach to child mental health.

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