Washington University joins Universities Studying Slavery consortium

Washington University joins Universities Studying Slavery consortium

Washington University in St. Louis has joined Universities Studying Slavery, a consortium of 80 universities and colleges examining and addressing how their institutional histories are entangled with slavery and its legacy. The initiative, based at the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity, will support new research, classes and programs that leverage university collections and archives.
Washington University receives Regional Sustainability Award

Washington University receives Regional Sustainability Award

Washington University recently received the Regional Sustainability Award from the St. Louis commuter ride-share program RideFinders. The award recognizes organizations that exemplify a commitment to improving air quality by partnering with RideFinders and promoting sustainable commuting options for employees.
Thank You, #WashU20

Thank You, #WashU20

To the Class of 2020: Thank you. For your commitment to academic excellence. For your service to the St. Louis community. For your support of your fellow students. For your devotion to your labs, your teams, your campus organizations. You made Washington University in St. Louis better. We wish we could express our gratitude to […]
Search begins for dean to lead reimagined University College

Search begins for dean to lead reimagined University College

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.
Life in the time of COVID

Life in the time of COVID

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.
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