On topic: Leveling the playing field

Neidorff Family and Centene Corporation Dean of the Brown School Mary McKay in her home The People's House. James Byard/Washington University
The Neidorff Family and Centene ­Corporation Dean of the Brown School, Mary McKay, discusses her career-long commitment to social justice, and the impact that bringing public health, social work and public policy together in the Brown School can have on its students.

The passion and the culture

Architecture alumnus Gustavo Lopez has been in Seville, Spain, studying flamenco on a Fulbright Scholarship since September 2017. (Photo courtesy of Sarah King-Besse)
Gustavo Lopez permeates the insular, misunderstood world of flamenco, hoping to spread its joys and mysteries.

Five pounds of change

Rebecca Rothney in her home in Raleigh, North Carolina
When Rebecca Rothney realized she could use the extra space in her luggage to bring a donation to the country where she was traveling, she knew she had to spread the word. So she founded Pack For a Purpose, which allows travelers to easily leave behind much-needed donations when they travel abroad.

Gender parity in tech transfer

The tech transfer field has a long way to go before reaching gender parity. A new study from the Office of Technology Management at Washington University in St. Louis suggests a way to speed up the process.

Kovacs receives honorary degree from Lund University

Sandor Kovacs, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, recently received an honorary degree from Lund University in Sweden. 

Shakespeare and Olin? How better to integrate business and the arts

Shakespeare and business. Yoking together these two words seems almost surreal. Yet on April 15, Washington University’s Olin Business School — under the aegis of its dean, Mark P. Taylor — did something which would be unimaginable anywhere else in the United States.

Who Knew WashU 6.13.18

Question: Many WashU students and alumni have started their own businesses. What did young alum Andrew Glantz help create while still a student here?