Five WashU founders recognized at St. Louis Inno Fire Awards
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Five WashU founders recognized at St. Louis Inno Fire Awards

On July 9, the St. Louis entrepreneurial community came together for St. Louis Inno’s Fire Awards, which recognizes the innovators shaping the entrepreneurial ecosystem and applauds companies and organizations growing their teams, launching new products, and positively impacting society. The companies recognized include five WashU alumni, and we are thrilled to see their continued commitment to St. Louis and the impact their startups are having on the local ecosystem and beyond.

New Gateway South partner says project has great potential for economic growth in region
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New Gateway South partner says project has great potential for economic growth in region

From the Arch grounds south along the Mississippi River, historic manufacturing buildings will soon be a center for advanced manufacturing. Clayton-based Real Estate investment firm Millstone Company is the newest partner in the Gateway South project by Good Developments Group. President Bob Millstone tells KMOX he signed onto the project because he sees great potential of economic growth for the region.

Groups poised to make St. Louis a national hub for neuroscience
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Groups poised to make St. Louis a national hub for neuroscience

The bioscience community in St. Louis is collaborating on what it hopes will be the financial footing to make our region the neuroscience hub of the world. BioSTL, Washington University, along with others are working together to help secure a $160 million grant that would continue growing the neuroscience scene in St. Louis.

The infrastructure of fragmentation
In St. Louis, For St. Louis

The infrastructure of fragmentation

In “Radical Atlas of Ferguson, USA,” which will be released by Belt Publishing Aug. 6, Professor Patty Heyda from Washington University in St. Louis utilized more than 100 maps to chart the often-opaque forces that have shaped Ferguson, Missouri, and other first-ring American suburbs since the early 1980s. Tax incentives, housing codes, roadways, policing, philanthropy, even landscaping — all can work against the fundamental betterment of residents’ lives.

Cinema St. Louis highlights WashU student filmmakers
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Cinema St. Louis highlights WashU student filmmakers

Seven films created by WashU students will be featured in the 24th annual St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase in 2024. Organized by Cinema St. Louis, the festival highlights work written, directed, edited and/or produced by St. Louis natives and by those with strong local ties.

Veterans Law Clinic
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Veterans Law Clinic

The Veterans Law Clinic from WashULaw is a new initiative aimed at assisting veterans in requesting upgrades of their discharge characterization or corrections to their military records. This clinic addresses a crucial need, as veteran benefits are often contingent upon the reason for separation and the military’s characterization of the veteran’s service. Many veterans find […]

Asylum Support Initiative
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Asylum Support Initiative

The Asylum Support Initiative is a project that aims to provide forensic medical and psychological evaluations for those seeking asylum in the St. Louis area. These evaluations will help provide additional evidence and can subsequently help strengthen asylum applications. The initiative will provide a streamlined process of conducting forensic evaluations for asylum applications by directly connecting health care professionals trained in conducting evaluations to local asylum cases.

10 things St. Louis does really, really well
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10 things St. Louis does really, really well

Experiencing the best of St. Louis is as simple as figuring out what the Gateway City does well—and leaning into that. Our list draws on more than a decade of research, and while it’s by no means exhaustive, you could use it as a cheat sheet to take pride in the region—or as a bucket list for visitors.

Bringing Healthcare to the Streets: The Mission of Street Med STL
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Bringing Healthcare to the Streets: The Mission of Street Med STL

In a world where healthcare often operates on rigid schedules and within traditional settings, there exists a growing need to adapt to the realities of those who cannot easily access or adhere to such structures. This is where organizations like Street Med STL step in, redefining healthcare delivery by taking it to the streets, quite literally.

Washington University Bridge to Health Program
WashU Medicine

Washington University Bridge to Health Program

The Washington University Bridge to Health Program provides additional services to patients who inject drugs and are admitted to the hospital with invasive infections. Patients in the program have free access to health coaches, mental health services, clinical case management, transportation and medication assistance (if eligible) and connection to care after treatment of the infection is completed. The program has a team of people and additional resources to help individuals for several weeks.

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