Alzheimer's researchers at Washington University in St. Louis believe a certain gene mutation causes energy shortages in immune cells that protect the brain.
Alzheimers | University Research | Researching the Brain, Seeking Cures | Washington University in St. Louis
Surgery can restore vision in patients who have suffered hemorrhaging in the eye after a traumatic brain injury, according to a small study from vision researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Engineers have found a way to transform dirty water into drinking water, and it could be a global game-changer.
Map provides detailed picture of how the brain is organized.
This article describes a visual approach to integrating observational data into self-evaluation and peer review of teaching, practices that can lead to the adoption of evidence-based active-learning strategies in STEM.
An article on the comparative genomics of a fruit fly chromosome with 940 undergraduate authors demonstrates that research experiences can be offered to far more students than has traditionally been possible.
Washington University in St. Louis is one of eight Association of American Universities (AAU) member campuses selected to serve as project sites for the association’s five-year initiative to improve the quality of undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields at its member institutions, AAU officials announced today.
Over the next three years, each of the eight campus sites will implement a major undergraduate STEM education project that incorporates key elements of the AAU STEM framework.
Brown University | Press Releases | AAU Project Sites | STEM Initiative Resources | Michigan State University | The University of Arizona | University of California, Davis | University of Colorado Boulder | The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | University of Pennsylvania | Washington University in St. Louis
As a direct result of the AAU STEM Initiative, we have substantial evidence of institutional change occurring at Washington University. This includes the funding of a new initiative to continue increasing adoption of evidence-based pedagogies in STEM, as well as expansion and adoption of programs begun by the AAU Initiative.
Biology | Chemistry | Establish Strong Measures of Teaching Excellence | Engineering | Physics | Other Science/Interdisciplinary | Cultural Change | Washington University in St. Louis
As a direct result of the AAU STEM Initiative, we have implemented numerous professional development activities for our faculty. Professional development is being implemented in a multi-pronged fashion, and includes observation and feedback for faculty, and multiple professional development activities including multi-day summer institutes, a mentoring program, a community of practice, and a speaker series.
Biology | Chemistry | Pedagogy | Assessments | Engineering | Faculty Professional Development | Educational Practices | Physics | Other Science/Interdisciplinary | Scaffolding | Washington University in St. Louis