The Divided City: An Urban Humanities Initiative announces a new funding opportunity. Senior lecturers, professors of the practice, tenure-track and tenured faculty can apply for grants of up to $20,000 in support of collaborative research, field institutes and community engagement on urban segregation, broadly conceived. The deadline is Feb. 17.
A new program has launched at Washington University to support principal investigators and their postdoctoral researchers. The Postdoc Peer Mentorship Program is accepting applications for those who wish to be mentors and for those who would like a mentor on both the Danforth and Medical campuses. The deadline is Feb. 1.
The Teaching Center and the Learning Center at Washington University in St. Louis have joined together as one academic unit known as the Center for Teaching and Learning.
To celebrate 2020 seems absurd, even wrong — and yet, perhaps necessary. In 2020, members of the Washington University in St. Louis community made new discoveries and friendships; accomplished incredible feats in teaching and learning; welcomed amazing new students; and said goodbye to one of the greatest leaders in university history.
Applications are now being accepted for Equalize, a virtual mentor program and pitch competition designed to support women academic inventors. The deadline to apply is Dec. 31.
Washington University’s International Travel Oversight Committee recently updated international travel policies, which will extend through the upcoming spring 2021 semester.
Jack Kirkland has been a member of the Brown School faculty for 50 years. And the issues that motivated his career in social work and civil rights remain as urgent as when he began teaching. Kirkland said he seeks to create change through understanding.
Washington University’s Africa Initiative invites applications to its grant program, which aims to advance research and education collaborations between Washington University faculty members and scholars at academic or professional partners based in Africa. The deadline is Dec. 30.
A look at how Washington University came together in the spring and summer to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak — and to prepare for a fall semester that is anything but back to normal.
This summer, hundreds of faculty imagined their courses anew in “Designing an Adaptable Course,” an intensive two-week seminar offered by the Center for Teaching and Learning. Instructors studied best online pedagogy practices, created better assessments and learned technology tools.