The measure of good design

Neighbors can be feet away and worlds apart. For the class “Segregation by Design,” Sam Fox School students Cierra Higgins and Tianna Williams explore strategies for mitigating social segregation in two historic St. Louis neighborhoods.
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Pow Wow 2018: ‘Balancing Two Worlds’

The theme of this year’s Pow Wow at Washington University in St. Louis is “Balancing Two Worlds: Indigenous Teachings, Traditions and Truths.” The 28th annual event, a celebration of American Indian cultures, will be held Saturday, April 21, in the Washington University Field House on the Danforth Campus.

Media Advisory: Washington University College Prep scholars graduate April 22

Washington University in St. Louis will celebrate the graduation of the second cohort of its College Prep Program, a unique initiative that prepares low-income, first-generation students for college. Admitted to the three-year program in the aftermath of Ferguson, Cohort 2 comprises 34 high-achieving students poised to thrive in college and improve their communities.  

Five ‘can’t miss’ highlights of Thurtene 2018

Thurtene Carnival, one of Washington University’s most time-honored traditions, runs Friday through Sunday, April 13-15, in its new location near Simon Hall and Sumers Recreation Center. Highlights include thrilling rides, student-constructed theaters and attractions, wacky food and entertaining performances.