Washington University in St. Louis has announced a transformative fundraising initiative that aims not only to increase financial resources for students at every level of need, including middle-income students, but also to provide a “best-in-class” experience for all students to learn, develop and flourish while on campus and beyond.
Desiree Klemm-Kafel, an assistant director of disability resources at Washington University, presented a workshop on bridging gaps for first-generation students and those with disabilities at a symposium hosted by City University of New York’s School of Law.
The Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Fellowship for Women in Graduate Study at Washington University in St. Louis will host the 2022 “She Leads” symposium Oct. 21 in Knight Hall’s Emerson Auditorium.
Coffeestamp, a local coffee roaster and bakery, recently opened its second location at Washington University in St. Louis. Its arrival is another big win for the university’s supplier diversity strategy.
Ervin Scholars alumnae Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Morgan DeBaun will give a talk as part of the 35th anniversary celebration of the John B. Ervin Scholars Program Sept. 30.
A center in the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences received a grant establishing the School of Medicine as a coordinating center for the Short-Term Research Experience Program to Unlock Potential. STEP-UP is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) program to introduce scholars underrepresented in medicine to medical research.
Matt Sullivan, the university’s assistant director of disability resources, has received the Rising Star Award from the Coalition for Disability Access in Health Sciences Education.
Applications for faculty members whose research area focuses on race and ethnicity are open, the Office of the Provost announced. Applications are due by Oct. 3.
Washington University in St. Louis has joined with 14 other universities in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court as it prepares to hear arguments in two cases challenging longstanding precedent that allows universities to consider race and ethnicity in admissions decisions.
Washington University in St. Louis alumna and Emerita Trustee Joyce Buchheit and her husband, Chauncy Buchheit, have made an $845,000 gift to help the university attract more talented students from rural communities in Missouri and southern Illinois, announced Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.