Washington University in St. Louis


Wash U Law School Teams with St. Louis Prosecutor

The law school and St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce on Wednesday announced a donation from law school graduate Alicia McDonnell that will fund the new Prosecution Law Clinic.



Former WashU Law Professor Returns as New Dean

Nancy Staudt is a tax law scholar and was formerly a professor at WashU from 2000 to 2006.


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CDC: Number of C-Sections No Longer Increasing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of C-sections have halted and women, who are having the procedure, are waiting till they are closer to the due date.


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Washington University Study Combats Deadly Infection Rate

Washington University finds an easy way to reduce the amount of deadly infections for intensive-care patients.


Economists at the St. Louis Federal Reserve argue that the current U.S. patent system should be scrapped completely to increase inventions and innovation. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Paper: Federal Economists Want US Patent System Scrapped

An economics paper released by two professors working at the St. Louis Federal Reserve argues that the American patent system should be abolished.


St. Louis City Hall (KMOX/file photo)

Vacant Land Use Contest In St. Louis

City officials announce details on Sustainable Land Lab program


Washington University's Nancy Fahey (third from right) and the other Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2012 inductees pose for a photo on June 9, 2012 (

Wash U’s Fahey a Hall of Famer

Coach is only one in NCAA Div. 3 history to win five national titles.



Wash U Student Treated for Bacterial Meningitis

Left untreated, it can lead to brain damage.


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Wash U Not Chosen to Host 2012 Presidential Debate

But the university will serve as a backup site.



Child Abuse Rose During Recession, Research Says

Children studied were younger than 5, and most were infants. Most suffered brain damage and 69 died, though the death rate didn’t rise during the recession.