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Help for those who need it most: Fighting global childhood malnutrition

UNICEF estimates that some 16 million children under the age of five suffer from severe acute malnutrition. It is the largest contributor to child mortality in the world. To better serve in his capacity treating and studying global malnutrition, Washington University alum Zach Linneman completed the post-baccalaureate premedical program in University College at Washington University […]

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WashU faculty aid Rohingya refugee efforts

The flight of over 900,000 Muslim refugees from Rohingya to Bangladesh since August 2017 has resulted in the largest single refugee camp in the world. The Rohingya deal with constant violence as well as stressors related to living in the camps, including disease; lack of food, water and sanitation; and lack of essential services like […]

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A New Age: Indo-Pacific Strategy and the Trump Administration

Join Dr. Swaran Singh for a round-table discussion about the United States propping up India through Ind-Pacific formulations and the Trump administration’s emphasis on an Indo-Pacific strategy. A New Age: Indo-Pacific Strategy and the Trump Administration Presented by Dr. Swaran Singh | Bio Jawaharlal Nehru University Friday, February 16, 2018 | 4:30 – 6:00 PM Danforth […]

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Global collaborations, holistic solutions

Washington University hosts forums for India, Greater China Washington University in St. Louis’ commitment to finding collaborative, creative solutions for far-reaching global problems is deep and wide-reaching. Of particular concern is the environment, and making the necessary choices to ensure the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat is safe, […]

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WashU researcher receives Sanofi-Institut Pasteur Award

Scientist honored for role in founding, leading field of gut microbiome research Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, a world-renowned scientist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Sanofi-Institut Pasteur International Award. The award recognizes scientists who have made outstanding contributions to biomedical research in fields that profoundly affect global public health. […]

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Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (abbreviated IIT Delhi or IITD) is a public engineering institution located in Hauz Khas, Delhi, India. Established in 1961, with a vision to contribute to India and the world through excellence in scientific and technical education and research, to serve as a valuable resource for industry and society was […]

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Washington University in St. Louis Forums

The Washington University in St. Louis Forums are designed to showcase top Washington University faculty members and to address global issues in ways that are accessible to a broad audience. Keynote addresses will be given by Dr. Pratim Biswas on energy choices, Dr. William Powderly on the public health consequences of the choices, and Dr. […]

Washington University in St. Louis Forums

Washington University in St. Louis Forums are designed to showcase top Washington University faculty members and to address global issues in ways that are accessible to a broad audience. Keynote addresses will be given by Dr. F. Sessions Cole on personalized medicine, and Dr. Robert Schreiber on managing diseases. Forum participants will include business leaders, […]

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Across the globe, engineering a healthier environment

In summer 2017, a group of aerosol scientists, engineers and administrators from Washington University in St. Louis traveled to Asia to address some of the important problems related to energy, environment and health that we face today. The scientists, members of the Center for Aerosol Science and Engineering — or CASE — took part in […]

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Preparing world leaders

In July 2017, the third cohort (“Batch 3”) of students in the joint IIT-Bombay-Washington University Executive MBA program gathered in in Mumbai to begin an 18-month course to advance their leadership skills while continuing their full-time careers. WashU Chancellor Mark Wrighton and Olin Dean Mark Taylor welcomed the new class via video message. Shivganesh Bhargava, […]

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