Artificial light at night is making it more difficult to see the stars, especially in urban areas. The observatory at Tyson Research Center makes the most of its secluded location, offering a unique viewing experience.
Applications are being accepted for the 2024 William H. Danforth St. Louis Confluence Award.
Now in its 51st year, the Great Forest Park Balloon Glow and Race is a favorite St. Louis tradition. This year, WashU is sponsoring a balloon and the festival’s main stage. Students also have a chance to win a ride in WashU’s balloon.
WashU is the newest member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities. The group provides faculty, students and staff with benefits including an online journal, networking opportunities and more.
The annual Music at the Intersection festival will be Sept. 9-10 in midtown’s Grand Center Arts District and will pay homage to the 50th anniversary of hip-hop. WashU is a major sponsor, and students can get discounted tickets.
The new School of Continuing & Professional Studies has freedom and flexibility to better focus on the needs of St. Louisans.
Each Thursday last spring, kids excitedly cut cardboard and glued construction paper as Washington University students guided and encouraged them to investigate, experiment and build. In “Explore and Contribute,” students from across the university create curricula and then teach elementary students hands-on problem-solving projects revolving around issues like climate change and homelessness. During the 2023 […]
Washington University faculty hosted a one-week seminar designed to connect high school teachers to experts and resources in local Black history and culture.
Talented high school students from rural communities in Missouri and southern Illinois lived and learned at Washington University in St. Louis, where they discovered more about life on campus and in St. Louis. The cohort took a class with Sam Fox School faculty, learned the ins and outs of the college application and explored local attractions.
The Department of Political Science in Arts & Sciences has launched the WUSTEPS Pipeline Program, which is aimed at preparing undergraduates from diverse backgrounds for success in graduate programs.