Participation in a STEM apprenticeship program increased job happiness, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Anjan Thakor at Olin Business School offers a new tool to help bank executives identify their organization’s culture and purpose, which ultimately drives risk-taking and overall performance.
Tony Sims was born a hustler. This week, he is set to graduate from Washington University an entrepreneur. The Olin Business School student is among the 2,042 WashU students who are set to earn their degrees this month. The university will celebrate their accomplishments at the annual December recognition ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Athletic Complex.
The Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis has received a two-year $475,000 grant from the Lumina Foundation. The funding supports research to understand the impact of short-term credentials on various aspects of individuals’ lives.
The university’s Social Policy Institute has received a $1.6 million grant from JPMorgan Chase to help the institute’s Workforce Economic Inclusion and Mobility Project address low-wage frontline and essential workers’ employment vulnerability.
The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down affirmative action in college admissions is likely to encourage more lawsuits against other race-conscious policies, including in employment, says an employment law expert at Washington University in St. Louis.
A new landscape report conducted by Jake Rosenfeld, a professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences, examines the decline in worker power over the last several decades and outlines policy recommendations to rebalance the economic playing field for workers.
Hybrid school during the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with worse parental mental health, as was working from home, finds a new study from the Brown School.
Minjy Koo, a champion for gender equality in the workplace, is set to earn her master’s degree in business administration from Olin Business School in May. Koo aims to one day create a platform to help women re-enter the workforce by connecting them with industry-specific mentors.
School of Medicine employee Juaun Bean will earn two degrees from University College on May 20, the day before his 30th birthday. As father to two young children, he has typed papers with one hand while feeding a baby with the other and spent countless hours studying with a tiny body affixed to his chest.