Diversity Week 2020

This year’s Diversity Week is a celebration of all of you, our health care heroes and the community members who have overcome these challenges, proving that we are stronger together. All events will be held virtually.

New anti-racism resources available in Becker Library

Becker Library has been working to collect more resources on anti-racism and the Black Lives Matter movement, with books available for checkout in the Feuerstein Health & Wellness Information Center on the first floor of the library.

Adeoye named head of new emergency medicine department

Opeolu M. Adeoye, MD, a noted leader and physician-scientist whose research focuses on improving outcomes for patients who have suffered strokes or other injuries to the brain, has been named head of the newly established Department of Emergency Medicine.

Speak up against xenophobia and racism during COVID-19


Fears of the novel coronavirus have led to deep divisiveness along racial and ethnic lines. We encourage our campus community to actively interrupt and denounce xenophobic and racist behavior.

Whelan named LGBTQ+ scientist of the year

Sean Whelan, PhD, the Marvin A. Brennecke Distinguished Professor and head of the Department of Molecular Microbiology has been recognized for work on emerging infectious diseases.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking at the March on Washington in 1963

Honoring the Legacy and Ongoing Commitment to Nonviolence in St. Louis The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in partnership with the Life Outside of Violence Program (LOV) and the Gun Violence Initiative (GVI) at the Institute for Public Health, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) and WUSM students and colleagues are hosting a […]