The university’s International Travel Oversight Committee recently announced an update to its international travel policy for faculty, staff, and graduate and professional students starting Aug. 1.
Washington University in St. Louis is welcoming the first round of faculty members identified through its race and ethnicity cluster hire initiative, a multiyear effort to build a world-class and interdisciplinary research program on race.
Jim Brock and Kevin Hammerschmidt began their college careers with the Washington University Prison Education Project. This spring, both were among the first PEP alumni to earn their bachelor’s degrees on the Danforth Campus.
In this issue, we celebrate our recent graduates and look at the many ways our students, faculty and alumni — through scholarship, pedagogy and community engagement — contribute to the greater good.
Despite the pandemic, Washington University researchers collaborating with international colleagues continue to innovate and move their research forward.
Laura Escobar Vega, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics in Arts & Sciences, shows students and young professionals new ways to connect with math and see themselves in the field.
Washington University is ending its Doctor of Liberal Arts (DLA) program in University College, administrators announced this week. The university has been reimagining University College with an eye to shifting its focus to serve the St. Louis region and provide continuing education.
Jean Allman and Lilianna Solnica-Krezel will receive Washington University’s 2021 faculty achievement awards, Chancellor Andrew D. Martin announced. Also, Aaron DiAntonio and Jeffrey Milbrandt, at the School of Medicine, will be recognized for innovation and entrepreneurship.
McKelvey School of Engineering labs couldn’t shut down due to COVID-19. Megan Flake kept them running smoothly while research was on hold.
Chancellor Andrew D. Martin and four other faculty members of Washington University were elected members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the academy announced April 22. The others are Deanna Barch, John Baugh, Pascal Boyer and Holden Thorp. Founded in 1780, the academy honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists and innovators.