Washington University in St. Louis

The Washington University in St. Louis (WUST) was founded in 1853 in St. Louis, Missouri. WUST is a private non-sectarian university with undergraduate and graduate schools, a medical school and institutes. WUST has 22 Nobel Laureates affiliated with the university throughout its history. The student body is approximately 13,000 students. WUST has a $4 to $5 billion endowment and has a very high rating for research. The medical school is ranked 3rd in the nation and overall the entire university is ranked in the top 50 of all private universities world-wide. The Graduate School of Design and Architecture is rated in the top five in comparable schools world-wide.

Address
Campus Box 1089, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130.
Website
http://www.wustl.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_University_in_St._Louis

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The standards and expectations to which men and woman generally conform impact health across life stages, health sectors and world regions, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Early parent-child conflicts predict trouble charting life path

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