John Jachimiak

John Jachimiak

Two of WashU’s largest student groups are led by one very busy junior: John Jachimiak. As co-president of Heart for the Unhoused, Jachimiak travels to shelters across the region to conduct health screenings. And as president of the campus QuestBridge chapter, Jachimiak gives scholars resources, a voice and, most importantly, a community. 
SLPS leaders to be honored with Rosa L. Parks Award

SLPS leaders to be honored with Rosa L. Parks Award

Kelvin Adams, who retired in December as superintendent of St. Louis Public Schools, and Deidra Thomas-Murray, the district’s students in transition coordinator and foster care liaison, will be honored at the 36th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, in Graham Chapel on the Danforth Campus.
Spinning gold

Spinning gold

In “The Watermen,” Michael Loynd, JD ’99, weaves a compelling tale of how U.S. swimming became an international power in the first decade of the 20th century — and the band of upstart American swimmers who made it so.
A deeply affecting discovery

A deeply affecting discovery

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers students ages 50 and older intellectually challenging courses and camaraderie. Recently discovered photos and essays from an OLLI memoir writing course emphasize the gift of lifelong learning.
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