The importance of diversity goes beyond educational access and the makeup of our student body, faculty and staff. Preparing students for engaged citizenship in a diverse world and in our democracy is a fundamental responsibility of our university.
WashU creates exceptional residential experiences for undergrads and grad students by building living and learning communities that cultivate a sense of family and fun — and that have been recognized as being second to none.
According to leadership expert Kurt Dirks, anyone can be a leader. Here, he proposes three ways WashU can help transform the concept and create leaders who can make positive change.
Make peace with food. Honor your hunger. Reject a diet mentality. These are the important lessons that Rebecca Miller, assistant director for nutrition and dietary wellness at Washington University Dining Services, shares with new students.
Images from on and around the Washington University campuses.
The Washington University Board of Trustees has four new student representatives for the 2022-23 academic year.
Washington University in St. Louis alumna and Emerita Trustee Joyce Buchheit and her husband, Chauncy Buchheit, have made an $845,000 gift to help the university attract more talented students from rural communities in Missouri and southern Illinois, announced Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.
Twelve recent alumni of Washington University in St. Louis earned Fulbright awards to travel abroad to conduct research or teach English. The program recognizes talented scholars and leaders who are committed to promoting global collaboration and understanding through research and teaching.
Rebekah Paré has been appointed associate vice chancellor for career development and education at Washington University in St. Louis, effective Aug. 15, announced Anna Gonzalez, vice chancellor for student affairs. She joins WashU from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Stan Sweeney has been named executive director of campus life at Washington University following a national search, according to Anna Gonzalez, vice chancellor for student affairs. Sweeney formerly worked at Youngstown State University in Ohio.