Chancellor launches blog

Chancellor launches blog

As the chancellorship of Washington University in St. Louis changed hands June 1 for the first time in nearly a quarter-century, Chancellor Andrew D. Martin decided to mark the transition by starting something new: a blog. His first post shares thoughts on leadership.
Brounk receives Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award

Brounk receives Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award

Thomas Brounk, director of mental health services at Habif Health & Wellness Center, received the Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award at the annual Washington University in St. Louis Staff Day celebration May 20 in the Field House. Brounk was praised as a tireless advocacy on behalf of students and responsiveness, flexibility and guidance during a crisis.
Obituary: Kelley Mullen, faculty practice senior director, 57

Obituary: Kelley Mullen, faculty practice senior director, 57

Kelley Ann Mullen, senior director of scheduling services and service quality for Washington University School of Medicine’s faculty practice, died at her home Tuesday, May 21, 2019, after a brief illness. A deeply kind, calming and dedicated leader, Mullen was beloved by her colleagues. She was 57.
Washington People: Steve Givens

Washington People: Steve Givens

After 24-plus years of serving the university in Public Affairs and the chancellor’s office as associate vice chancellor and chief of staff to Mark Wrighton, Steve Givens is retiring. Here’s a look back, and a look forward to his next stage of life.
Academy of Science-St. Louis honors faculty

Academy of Science-St. Louis honors faculty

The Academy of Science-St. Louis recently honored Washington University Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton for his leadership in science and three researchers at the School of Medicine — Susan K. Dutcher, Anne M. Fagan and Samantha A. Morris — for their work as outstanding scientists.
Meet the 2019 cohort of College Prep Scholars

Meet the 2019 cohort of College Prep Scholars

Washington University in St. Louis has admitted 49 rising high school sophomores to its innovative College Prep Program, a multiyear initiative that prepares high-achieving students with limited financial resources for college. Recent graduates of the program have been admitted to Yale, John Hopkins, Spelman and Washington University and have received millions in scholarship offers.