University gets top score on Campus Pride Index
Washington University in St. Louis has earned five out of five stars on the Campus Pride Index, a tool that measures LGBTQ programs, policies and practices at 400 U.S. colleges and universities.
Harawa to receive award from law school group
Daniel Harawa, an associate professor of law and director of the School of Law’s Appellate Clinic, has been selected to receive the 2023 Derrick A. Bell Jr. Award, given by the Association of American Law Schools’ Minority Law Teacher’s Section.
Vetta Sanders Thompson: improving the health of African Americans
The Brown School’s Vetta Sanders Thompson has spent much of her career focused on racial identity, diversity and health.
Two Brown School students awarded CSWE fellowship
Two Brown School students, Jilly dos Santos and Lauren Chacón, have been selected for the Council of Social Work Education’s prestigious Minority Fellowship Program.
Holobaugh Honors recognizes leaders who serve LGBTQIA communities
The annual James M. Holobaugh Honors ceremony celebrates Washington University community members who advocate for and serve LGBTQIA communities and recognizes many forms of leadership. Thirteen people were honored this year.
Diwali outfits celebrate culture, diversity of South Asia
Presented by student group Ashoka, Washington University’s annual Diwali performance is a celebration of South Asian dance and song. It also serves as a showcase for the region’s colorful fashions.
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Student Briceño joins in Hispanic Heritage Foundation events
Nicole Briceño, a first-year student at Washington University, took part in the National LOFT Leadership Institute Open Space Summit and the 35th Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in September in Washington.
Olin-Chancellor’s Fellowship to expand opportunities for diverse, talented graduate students
The newly formed Ann W. and Spencer T. Olin-Chancellor’s Fellowship will merge two long-standing programs — the Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Fellowship for Women in Graduate Study and the Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship — into a single program designed to attract graduate students representing a variety of diverse backgrounds.
Transformative fundraising initiative ‘makes way’ for top applicants
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.