The Insider

The Insider: 10.21.20

a distinguished honor | One of the recipients of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, virologist Charles M. Rice, Ph.D., conducted his seminal work on the hepatitis C virus while on the faculty of Washington University School of Medicine from 1986 to 2000.

Miriam is lending a helping hand to unique learners. In partnership with St. Louis County Library, the nonprofit will provide free virtual and in-person tutoring to students with special needs in pre-K through college.

Something sinister will be lurking in Tower Grove Park on Halloween. Crafted Events is hosting a screening of The Exorcist at the Stone Shelter at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available in pods of four to sixfor socially distanced scares.

With a founding investment of $1.7 million, Saint Louis University has established the Institute for Healing Justice and Equity. Through research, training, community engagement and public policy development, it will help build equitable communities and foster healing from social injustice, trauma and oppression. 

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From early settlers like Marie-Thérèse Bourgeois Chouteau to modern luminaries like Maya Angelou, author Katie J. Moon shares stories of female pioneers in Groundbreakers, Rule-Breakers & Rebels: 50 Unstoppable St. Louis Women. The book also features illustrations by local artist Rori.