Washington University announces 2020 College Prep scholars

Washington University announces 2020 College Prep scholars

Washington University in St. Louis has admitted 50 rising high school sophomores to its innovative College Prep Program, a multiyear initiative that prepares high-achieving students with limited financial resources for college. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, summer programming will move online. However, students still will have opportunities to study with top faculty, learn about the college application process and reflect on their own goals and interests.
MyDay program progresses

MyDay program progresses

MyDay, a multiyear effort to modernize how the university collects, manages and reports the data needed to operate, is progressing. The original launch date has been delayed, and the team offers an update to employees.
Obituary: Paul J. Landgraf, veteran employee in environmental health, public affairs, 73

Obituary: Paul J. Landgraf, veteran employee in environmental health, public affairs, 73

Paul J. Landgraf, a veteran employee of Washington University in St. Louis, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020. He had suffered a fall earlier in the month at his home. He was 73. Landgraf was known across campus for his warm personality, eagerness to lend a hand and commitment to the health and safety of all who worked or studied at and visited Washington University.
Graduates encouraged to tackle crisis, grant themselves, others compassion

Graduates encouraged to tackle crisis, grant themselves, others compassion

Across St. Louis, America and the globe, the 3,298 graduates of Washington University in St. Louis gathered in front of screens May 14-15 to watch recognition ceremonies for their schools, academic departments and affinity groups. The virtual events replaced on-campus Commencement, which was postponed for the first time in university history due to the coronavirus pandemic. 
‘This was unprecedented’

‘This was unprecedented’

Washington University faculty, students and staff routinely travel around the world to conduct research, study and strengthen relationships with partner institutions. Getting hundreds of WashU community members back from abroad during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic presented an enormous challenge. Here’s how it happened.
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