Paul Brophy, a leading expert in economic development and the editor of “On the Edge: America’s Middle Neighborhoods” will be at Washington University in St. Louis on Thursday, April 27, to discuss why middle-class neighborhoods matter. He’ll join with Executive Vice Chancellor Henry S. Webber and author Alan Mallach, who both contributed to “On the Edge,” and a panel of local civic leaders.
Internationally acclaimed baritone Nathan Gunn will perform works by Henry Purcell, Benjamin Britten, Dominick Argento, Roger Quilter, Ben Moore, Iain Bell and Charles Ives May 5 as part of Washington University’s inaugural Great Artist Series.
All 25 members of the inaugural cohort of the College Prep Program at Washington University have been accepted into college, and the group has received more than $4 million in scholarship offers. Lerone A. Martin, assistant professor, told the scholars: “Do not hide your light to make other people comfortable.”
Images from in and around the Washington University campuses.
The Maxine Clark and Bob Fox Policy Institute at the Brown School, a center for public policy engagement, officially opened with a launch event April 19 in Hillman Hall.
A core group of veterans will graduating this May having changed the way Washington University treats those who have completed military service to our country. Among them is James Peterson, who enrolled at the Brown School with the goal of learning how to help others like himself.
Jennifer Goetz came to the Brown School to develop better systems to serve veterans.
Jon Slack applied to Olin Business School because of its stellar faculty and track record placing graduates in top jobs. But he also chose Olin because of another veteran.
University College’s Angela Peacock will graduate Phi Beta Kappa and will continue her Washington University education at the Brown School studying veteran issues.
Scott Baker has been installed as the inaugural William F. and Jessica L. Kirsch Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. A lecture and reception to mark the occasion were held in Anheuser-Busch Hall.