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Winter 2023: A conversation with Boris Igić (’99) about WashU, the joy of community, and some very important tomatoes; Elizabeth Carlen and two of her undergraduate researcher work to bring science outside the walls of WashU.


Fall 2022: Alumna writes book to highlight the stories of black women physicians; student-led consulting group brings science beyond the bench; a new policy piece advocates for new classroom approaches to fix the national exodus of students from STEM fields 


Spring 2022: Goins joins Biology with a passion for helping all students succeed; Microbiologist chases climate change solutions in wetlands soils; undergruate student describes her experience in the Biotech Explorers Pathway program


Winter 2021: Alumnus reflects on professor who helped him achieve life goal; WashU course prepares scientifically literate citizens; using mirobes to make carbon-neutral fuel


Spring 2021: Beronda Montgomery on translating lessons from science to metaphors for living; WashU undergrads perform drug discovery research; pandemic magnifies potential of GEP


Winter 2020: Barbara Kunkel on being a woman in science; local disease plant research during pandemic; training the next generation of scientists and educators


Spring 2020: Kiani Arkus Gardner runs for Congress; Seniors trade pipettes for Zoom; Continuing a tradition of moss research


Winter 2019: Lucas Harrington talks about unleashing the power of the CRISPR system; Stan Braude awarded teaching award; student wins 3MT competition