Chancellor Emeritus William H. Danforth’s words serve as a guiding light through “persistent trials and recurring difficulties.”
Since 1998, the Danforth Scholars program has been transformational to nearly 700 students: their college educations and their careers and lives of service afterward.
Grades. Co-curricular activities. Personal essays and videos. These are some of the factors that admissions officers are now evaluating as they build the Class of 2026. No longer on that list: family income. Here, Ronné Turner, vice provost for admissions and financial aid, discusses how the new need-blind policy and other changes will impact the admissions process.
Three graduate students from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts have won national honors from the International Sculpture Center, publishers of Sculpture magazine.
Mary McKay, the Neidorff Family and Centene Corporation Dean of the Brown School, has been appointed vice provost of interdisciplinary initiatives in the Office of the Provost.
In an effort to further support student mental health, Washington University is introducing TimelyCare, a service of TimelyMD, a leading telehealth company specializing in higher education.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2022 Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award, which recognizes members of the university community who exemplify service and engagement with the St. Louis region. The nomination deadline is Nov. 7.
In the wake of the Great Recession, U.S. undergraduate degrees conferred in English language or literature fell roughly a quarter. Yet over the last three years, WashU’s English major has grown by about 30% — reflecting changes to how the department recruits, supports and communicates with undergraduate students.
A memorial service in celebration of the life of former university trustee Mel Brown will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 23 in Graham Chapel.
Monica J. Allen, vice chancellor and general counsel at Washington University, is being honored by Missouri Lawyers Media for her work with a Women’s Justice Award.