Washington University wants to not only be “in St. Louis,” but “for St. Louis.” With that call to action, the university is taking its commitment to be a good partner in the region to another level.
Chancellor Emeritus Mark S. Wrighton received a 2021 Moonshot Award this month from LaunchCode, a St. Louis-based nonprofit focused on teaching people to code, in recognition of his work on the STL2030 Jobs Plan.
Washington University has admitted 47 rising high school sophomores to its innovative College Prep Program, a multiyear initiative that prepares high-achieving students with limited financial resources for college.
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.
Municipalities such as University City play a vital role in protecting the planet, and Washington University students are working hard to help the city meet its sustainability goals.
A university blood drive will be held Tuesday, March 30. Donors can give blood from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Athletic Complex.
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.
Washington University has entered a partnership with Bridge Bread to provide bagels and other items to university eateries. The nonprofit bakery provides a paycheck and training to people who have experienced homelessness.
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 […]
Now celebrating its 15th year, the African Film Festival will virtually present March 26-28 an array of award-winning shorts and full-length features from across Africa. All programming is free.