Ssewamala installed as Gordon Distinguished Professor

Fred M. Ssewamala has been installed as the William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor of Social Work in the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. A ceremony was held Feb. 8 in Brown Hall to mark the occasion, followed by a reception in Goldfarb Hall.
Wes Brooks wins award

Brooks receives Gloria White service award

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton presented the Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award to mail courier Wes Allen Brooks at the annual Staff Day celebration May 21 at the Athletic Complex. The award was established in 1998 and celebrates the legacy of White, a campus leader for some 35 years until her death in 2003.

Obituary: Peter Riesenberg, professor emeritus of history, 92

Peter Riesenberg, professor emeritus of history at Washington University in St. Louis, died in his sleep May 14, 2018, in Maine. He was 92. A beloved member of the faculty from 1960 until his retirement in 1993, Riesenberg was the mainstay of “History 101,” the history of Western civilization, for generations of students.