Engineering team receives $3.6M to combat plastic waste
Washington University is leading a new effort to address the grand challenge of developing the next generation of high-performance, sustainably sourced and biodegradable plastics that advance engineering while also protecting the environment.
Chan installed as Philip L. Siteman Professor of Marketing
Tat Chan, an expert on economics and marketing, was installed recently as the Philip L. Siteman Professor of Marketing.
Class Acts: Livi Logan-Wood
Livi Logan-Wood is about to graduate with dual master’s degrees in business administration from Olin Business School and social work from the Brown School. She will work at World Wide Technology.
Class Acts: Clay Canfield
Clay Canfield is about to graduate with dual degrees in finance and entrepreneurship from Olin Business School. He is also the founder of Sobriety Hub, an app for sober living home operations.
Skandalaris Center awards more than $75,000 to WashU startups
The Skandalaris Center awarded more than $75,000 in funding to WashU startups through its annual Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards ceremony April 19.
Wealth and asset management research conference planned
The seventh annual Wealth & Asset Management Research Conference — a collaboration between Olin Business School, Edward Jones, CFA Society–St. Louis and Dimensional — will take place May 3 and 4.
Commission presents venture capital funding gap solutions
The Olin-Brookings Commission — a partnership between WashU’s Olin Business School and the Brookings Institution supported by The Bellwether Foundation — presented evidence-based solutions to drive more equitable venture capital funding for women and underrepresented entrepreneurs to key stakeholders on Thursday, April 20, at the Brookings Institution.
Threads of change
Each year, bold and beautiful fashion designs are showcased around the world—on runways, online and in print. Great fashion design makes us look better…but can it help us be better? At Washington University in St. Louis, students are not only exploring how fashion changes us, but also how it just might change the world.
Reshoring drug production
The COVID-19 pandemic opened our eyes to the fragility of our pharmaceutical supply chain. Olin research provides a path forward to secure it.
Moran to deliver annual Brauer Lecture
Monty Moran, the former co-CEO at Chipotle Mexican Grill as well as a lawyer, author, pilot and filmmaker, will deliver the annual Brauer Lecture on Thursday, April 13.