Washington University in St. Louis has launched a national search for a new dean to lead professional and continuing education at the university. Currently operating as University College, the school is being reimagined as a community-focused hub for adult learners in the St. Louis region, providing new programs for career advancement and enrichment.
In 2020, so much about what we know to be normal came to a grinding halt for the WashU community. One week in March, we’re looking ahead to spring break, and then suddenly it’s an unending hiatus. Yet the work of the university, and its families, goes on.
A dynamic hire, new strategic plan will help ISP forward the university’s mission of educational access in the St. Louis region.
WashU ExpressCare is open to the public, 18 and older, for same-day care for minor health concerns seven days a week, including holidays. The clinic offers appointments with a WashU emergency medicine physician virtually from home, or when necessary, in-person.
The Washington University community is invited to an online discussion Monday, Feb, 1, exploring a new proposal aimed at creating more jobs in the St. Louis region during the coming decade.
Henry S. Webber, the university’s executive vice chancellor for civic affairs and strategic planning, will share what he has learned during a long-term study on the comparative performance of cities and regions. He will explain his findings on how St. Louis compares to peers and provide ideas for inclusive growth. The virtual event, presented by the Weidenbaum Center, will take place at noon Wednesday, Jan. 27.
December graduate Dani Wilder is helping local students through the WashU Tutoring Initiative, a network of 130 K-12 student tutors who lead online lessons in math, science, languages and more for both typical learners and those with learning or physical disabilities. The program supports 440 families in the St. Louis region.
Dmitri Jackson, BFA ’08, draws the award-winning comic Blackwax Boulevard for music nerds — and everyone else, too.
WashU alumni are partnering with their alma mater to improve teacher quality and retention.
The university’s crisis response fund will continue to support employees affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Applications for assistance open Monday, Oct. 12, and will remain open through Oct. 30. The fund already has distributed support to student applicants this fall.