Event Accommodations Fund Application Form

This form should only be used by academic units requesting funds to help defray costs of the provision of reasonable accommodations for event speakers and attendees.

A novel cancer therapy

Samuel Achilefu, PhD, and his colleagues are working to develop a novel cancer therapy that uses light against tumors that have spread.

Masteller receives early-career grant

Claire Masteller, assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, won a $149,417 grant from the U.S. Army Research Office’s Early Career Program.

Flowe wins Littleton-Griswold Prize

Douglas Flowe, Assistant Professor of History, received the 2021 Littleton-Griswold for his book “Uncontrollable Blackness: African American Men and Criminality in Jim Crow New York”.

Teaching, Research, and Practice Fellows Announced

The Office of the Provost has appointed Seema Dahlheimer, Senior Lecturer in McKelvey School of Engineering, and Heather Rice, Teaching Professor in the School of Arts & Sciences as the inaugural TRaP (Teaching, Research, and Practice) Fellows who will work on policies and programming to support TRaP faculty during Spring 2022.

Distinguished Visiting Scholar Rhoda Reddock

Rhoda Reddock, Emerita Professor, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, The University of West Indies, will be visiting Washington University from April 9-17, 2022 under the Distinguished Visiting Scholar initiative. You can learn more about Professor Roddock’s visit here.

Gender Equity Month

The Office of the Provost encourages all faculty to attend one the events to take place during March 2022. The Gender Equity Month will kick off on March 2 with the Keynote presentation “Creating Equitable Universities: Recognizing Faculty Workload” by Joya Misra.

Wanzo wins Society for Cinema and Media Studies award

Rebecca Wanzo, chair and professor of women, gender and sexuality studies in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has won the Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award for outstanding scholarship in cinema and media studies from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS).

Open position for a Fellow in the Office of the Provost’s Faculty Affairs and Diversity area to work on projects designed to support non-tenure track teaching, research, and practice faculty.

Applicants should have a background designing and implementing programs in areas such as professional/faculty development and mentoring. This assignment is open to full-time, non-tenure track faculty at Washington University. Application details and more information about this position can be found here:   http://apply.interfolio.com/96700

Caldwell named vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity

Kia Lilly Caldwell, professor of African, African American and diaspora studies at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, has been named vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity at Washington University in St. Louis, effective July 1, 2021.