Images from in and around the Washington University campuses.
Anna Quindlen challenges new graduates to pick up their academic credentials and then to use them fearlessly.
Washington University will award degrees to more than 3,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree candidates during its 156th Commencement May 19.
Washington University’s 156th Commencement is at 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 19, in Brookings Quadrangle. The university will award 3,251 degrees to 3,095 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The university also will bestow honorary degrees on six individuals.
On the eve of the Washington University’s 156th Commencement, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Anna Quindlen, we look back at a decade of wise words from some of America’s greatest thinkers.
The dream of flight has powered some of the world’s most ambitious feats of design and engineering. Last week, first-year architecture students put their own aeronautical experiments to the test, launching from the top of Art Hill in Forest Park.
Joshua Jackson has been installed as the Saul and Louise Rosenzweig Associate Professor of Personality Science at Washington University in St. Louis. A ceremony and reception were held March 21 in Holmes Lounge in Ridgley Hall to celebrate the occasion.
Bradley Schlaggar, MD, PhD, a pediatric neurologist, studies brain development at the School of Medicine. And he has a lot of empathy for patients and their families. A series of medical challenges his own family has endured in recent years deepened his understanding of what it means to be a doctor.
Robert C. Drews, MD, a professor emeritus of clinical ophthalmology at the School of Medicine, died May 9 at his home in St. Louis, following a stroke. He was 86. Drews was also an alumnus and a former member of the Board of Trustees.
Senior Class President Reid Petty has spent his time at Washington University making sure his classmates enjoy their experience. The Olin student will address fellow graduates at Commencement on Friday, May 19, sharing about what made this place special for him.