After surviving an unprecedented WashU experience, the Class of 2022 was lauded for its resilience as it celebrated Commencement May 20. Graduates got their diplomas — and a daylong celebration punctuated by a festival that stretched across campus.
Undergraduate student speaker Noor Ghanam, who earned a degree from Arts & Sciences, reminded her classmates to celebrate their resilience and support for one another as well as their academic achievements.
Graduate student speaker Bryanna Brown, a MBA graduate from Olin Business School, urges the Class of 2022 to invest in others.
In his remarks to the Washington University in St. Louis Class of 2022, Chancellor Andrew D. Martin suggested that the graduates ask themselves not what they want to be, but who do they want to be.
The Mass Spectrometry Technology Access Center (MTAC) has opened at the McDonnell Genome Institute on the Medical Campus. The MTAC offers proteomics, metabolomics, lipidomics and spatial omics services to help researchers answer questions in basic, translational and clinical research.
The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity has announced six recipients of its 2023 Faculty Fellowships.
The McKelvey School of Engineering’s Lan Yang has been selected to receive the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award. Given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the award recognizes distinguished scientists in any discipline.
Washington University’s 161st Commencement ceremony, celebrating the approximately 3,800 undergraduate, graduate and professional students earning degrees, begins at 9 a.m. today in its new location on Francis Olympic Field. And for the first time, the ceremony will be followed by a Commencement festival. Mae Jemison, MD, the first woman of color to become a NASA astronaut and to travel into space, will deliver the Commencement address.
The Record has followed five first-year students who happened to sit near each other at a preseason game during Bear Beginnings orientation in August. Here, we check in with them as they wrap up the year.
Christopher Stark, associate professor of composition and director of undergraduate studies in music in Arts & Sciences, has won the Elliott Carter Rome Prize in musical composition from the American Academy in Rome.