Turner named inaugural James McKelvey Professor of Engineering Education
Jay Turner, an internationally renowned environmental researcher, has been named the inaugural James McKelvey Professor of Engineering Education in the McKelvey School of Engineering.
Commonly used police diversity training unlikely to change officers’ behavior, study finds
New research from Calvin Lai, in Arts & Sciences, suggests that the daylong implicit bias-oriented training programs now common in most U.S. police departments are unlikely to reduce racial inequity in policing.
2023-24 tuition, room, meal plans, fees announced
Undergraduate tuition will be $61,750 for the 2023-24 academic year — a $2,330 (3.9%) increase over the 2022-23 academic tuition of $59,420, announced Amy B. Kweskin, executive vice chancellor for finance and chief financial officer.
Tuition-related Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some Frequently Asked Questions — and answers — about tuition and Washington University in St. Louis’ financial resources.
Weingarth named inaugural senior adviser for St. Louis initiatives
Lisa Weingarth, vice president of external affairs at the St. Louis-based nonprofit Rung for Women, has been named to the newly created role of senior adviser for St. Louis initiatives in the Office of the Chancellor. Her appointment is effective Feb. 20.
Two technical breakthroughs make high-quality 2D materials possible
Work by Sang-Hoon Bae, an assistant professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering, and his international team of collaborators would make next-generation electronics faster and use less power. Their study was published Jan. 18 in Nature.
Faculty, alumni, friends of the university honored at Founders Day
Washington University recognized distinguished faculty, alumni and friends at the annual Founders Day celebration Nov. 5 at St. Louis Union Station Hotel.
‘Children have a fundamental human right not to suffer ill-treatment in school’
Leila Sadat, a law professor and founder of the Initiative on Gun Violence & Human Rights at Washington University in St. Louis, equates the U.S. government’s failure to prevent and reduce gun violence with violating children’s human rights. “America’s kids are not okay. As gun violence surges and politicians dither, school shootings are traumatizing a generation of youth,” Sadat wrote in a recent essay. “While only one manifestation of America’s gun violence crisis, school shootings are shocking in their ferocity, the senseless and random nature of the violence, and their impact upon millions of young, captive and vulnerable individuals.”
Transformative fundraising initiative ‘makes way’ for top applicants
Washington University in St. Louis has announced a transformative fundraising initiative that aims not only to increase financial resources for students at every level of need, including middle-income students, but also to provide a “best-in-class” experience for all students to learn, develop and flourish while on campus and beyond.
Bemis named vice chancellor for human resources, institutional equity
Scot R. Bemis, most recently vice president for human resources and chief human resources officer at Dartmouth College, has been named vice chancellor for human resources and institutional equity, announced Shantay Bolton, executive vice chancellor for administration and chief administrative officer.
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