Hip·po·crene, noun
hippos ‘horse’ + krēnē ‘fountain’

1) A fountain on Mount Helicon, fabled to have burst forth when Pegasus stamped his hoof;  believed to be a source of poetic inspiration

2) The literary magazine of Washington University School of Medicine

Hippocrene is an arts magazine by and for the students, staff, and faculty of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WUSM) and the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS).

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Hippocrene is open for submissions throughout the year. View our submission guidelines here.