Washington University in St. Louis is among eight research institutions that came together to help launch the Taylor Geospatial Institute, a hub for big data analytics and computing.
Washington University in St. Louis and the Living Earth Collaborative are part of a new Missouri-based conservation initiative led by the Saint Louis Zoo. Working with the Endangered Wolf Center, scientists are looking to answer ecological and health-related questions about canids — red foxes, gray foxes and coyotes — as well as bobcats, which live in close association with canids.
Victoria May, executive director of the Institute for School Partnership, works with local educators to create high-quality, equitable education for all students. Last week, May was among seven members of the university community honored with a Virgil Ethic of Service Award.
When he was 28, Ben Westhoff, AB ’99, joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and was matched with 8-year-old Jorell. The two formed a strong bond, with Westhoff taking Jorell on his first plane trip and helping him open his first bank account. But in 2016, at age 19, Jorell was murdered. In this […]
Fangqiong Ling shares her love for science both inside the classroom and outside in the St. Louis community. Her commitment to impactful research has earned her recognition from associations, mentors and colleagues.
Any fair worth its funnel cakes boasts thrill rides, games of chance and food served on sticks. But only Thurtene Carnival at Washington University in St. Louis offers revelers the chance to enjoy Bhangra dance, dive deep into local skateboarding culture and indulge in iced red velvet brownies baked by a student chef.
Chancellor Andrew D. Martin’s State of the University address will be available to view online starting Tuesday, March 22.
The 16th annual African Film Festival returns to Washington University in St. Louis on March 25-27. The free event features eight short and full-length films.
The St. Louis Mediation Project, co-founded by Karen Tokarz, the Charles Nagel Professor of Public Interest Law & Policy at Washington University, received a $1.4 million grant from the Missouri Housing Development Commission to provide free mediations in eviction court and in the community pre-filing.
The university’s Office of Government & Community Relations reports that Washington University directly contributed $2.9 billion to the St. Louis economy in the 2021 fiscal year, an increase of $200 million from 2019.