Celebrating 20 years of Lifelong Learning

The Lifelong Learning Institute of Washington University is celebrating in 2015 its 20th anniversary of educating adults age 55 or over. Since its founding, the program has served some 2,000 students from across the region and has offered 134 courses, all taught by fellow students or, in institute lingo, “facilitators” like Brenda Lambert (above). MORE​​


New research on stress: Calming a neural circuit in the brain can alleviate stress in mice, according to School of Medicine research that could lay the foundation for understanding stress in people. Above, neurons in a mouse brain under stress appear red. MORE


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