Noémi Neidorff pledges to establish endowed professorship in Arts & Sciences
The inaugural recipient of the Kornitzer Distinguished Professorship will be Diana Z. O’Brien, a professor of political science in Arts & Sciences. She will be formally installed in a ceremony this fall.
Investing in a competitive advantage
Eric Upin advocates for the power of the endowment to draw talent, expand opportunity and grow the university’s impact.
Collins installed as Edward T. Foote II Professor of Law
Kevin Collins, an intellectual property expert, was installed as the Edward T. Foote II Professor of Law at Washington University during a ceremony in March.
Moran to deliver annual Brauer Lecture
Monty Moran, the former co-CEO at Chipotle Mexican Grill as well as a lawyer, author, pilot and filmmaker, will deliver the annual Brauer Lecture on Thursday, April 13.
Randall Martin named Raymond R. Tucker Distinguished Professor
Randall V. Martin, a world-renowned expert in atmospheric composition at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has been named the Raymond R. Tucker Distinguished Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. He was installed March 30 at a ceremony in Brauer Hall.
Sam Fox School names Rivera as JoAnne Stolaroff Cotsen Professor
Mónica Rivera has been named the JoAnne Stolaroff Cotsen Professor of Architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. A lecture and reception to celebrate her appointment were held recently in Steinberg Hall.
Swan named inaugural Mark Steinberg Weil Professor of Art History and Archaeology
Claudia Swan has been named the inaugural Mark Steinberg Weil Professor of Art History and Archaeology. A lecture and reception to celebrate her appointment were held Feb. 22 in the Kuehner Family Court in Anabeth and John Weil Hall.
Taylor Family Center for Student Success to set ‘new standard’ for universities
Washington University emeritus trustee Andrew Taylor, executive chairman of Enterprise Holdings, and his wife, Barbara, have made a $15 million gift to establish the Taylor Family Center for Student Success. The center will connect students to resources, a community of peers — and access to social capital.
New course promotes open dialogue, freedom of speech
In our highly polarized world, students often struggle to navigate tough conversations and engage with viewpoints that challenge their own, says Anna Gonzalez, vice chancellor for student affairs. That is why Washington University is introducing “Dialogue Across Difference,” an eight-week course that teaches undergraduate students how to explore difficult topics such as politics, religion, race, gender and socioeconomic identity in a positive and productive way.
Buchheit graduate student fund helps cover child care, emergency costs
Washington University has launched a new initiative to support graduate students with financial need who have children, announced Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.