Washington University is taking another important step toward the goal of a more diverse, inclusive and welcoming community with the release of the Commission on Diversity & Inclusion’s report. The report provides a roadmap to turn ideas into action.
Love is in the air … and the lab … and the lecture hall. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, The Source revisits some favorite stories about romance, marriage and mating.
The passing of Title IX in 1972 set the stage for the growth of women’s athletics across the country. Today, Washington University female student-athletes compete in 10 intercollegiate sports. And they hold 19 of WashU’s 22 NCAA Division III national championships, with the string of championships starting in 1989.
Professor Gerald Early recently oversaw African and African-American Studies’ transition from program to full-fledged department at WashU. Here, he talks about the student activism that kick-started black studies programs around the country.
Images from in and around the Washington University campuses.
Clinical psychologist and author Meg Jay will be the keynote speaker for Washington University’s fourth annual Day of Discovery & Dialogue. Jay’s talk, “The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience,” will take place Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the Eric P. Newman Education Center on the Medical Campus. Registration is strongly encouraged.
The Ritz Chamber Players, arguably the nation’s finest touring African-American chamber ensemble, will make its St. Louis debut Feb. 16 in Washington University’s E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.
How do you restore community? Do you honor local context? Or do you bulldoze everything and try to start again? In this video, Patty Heyda, associate professor in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, discusses the history, isolation and current revival of Botanical Heights, the St. Louis neighborhood formerly known as McRee Town.
Nicholas Dopuch, a transformational figure in the world of accounting research and professor emeritus at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. He was 88.
Washington University in St. Louis strives to help solve some of the world’s biggest problems. As such, the university is fully engaged with a global network of partners, via education programs and research initiatives, to develop tangible and lasting solutions. That effort was evidenced when Washington University recently arranged a cross-disciplinary international symposia highlighting the intersection of social policy, engineering and medicine.