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Infants know what we like best, study finds

Behind the chubby cheeks and bright eyes of babies as young...

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Toddlers begin learning rules of reading, writing at very early age, study finds

Even the proudest of parents may struggle to find some...

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Klein named vice provost and associate dean for graduate education

Robyn S. Klein, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist recognized...

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Jimmy Loomis

The Pitch: Jimmy Loomis

Our undergraduates inspire us every day with their passion and willingness to get involved. Case in point: Meet Jimmy Loomis, a graduating senior and political science major, who is also the youngest elected representative in Missouri’s history.

Rendering of Bryan Hall

A Facelift for Bryan

As part of the Driving Discovery initiative, Bryan Hall at Washington University in St. Louis is being transformed into a state-of-the-art home for chemistry. Sondra Rotty, senior project manager with Tarlton Construction, gives an update on the project. Upon completion in 2018, the renovated Bryan Hall will house an additional 28,000 square feet of research space.