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Washington University in St. Louis senior Kennedy Young was a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. She has devoted her years at Washington University to studying the history of mass incarceration and working directly with those in the prison system today.
Washington University first-year student Emma Lembke didn’t need a Facebook whistleblower or neuroscience researchers to tell her social media messes with the adolescent brain. She lived it. And it led her to found Log Off.
Dakotah Jennifer, a senior majoring in English in Arts & Sciences, and a Danforth Scholar, was featured on the BBC’s “Global Climate Debate” news special, featuring leaders gathered in Glasgow, Scotland, for the United Nations’ recent COP26 climate change meeting.
Washington University in St. Louis has received an award from Civic Nation’s “All In Campus Democracy Challenge,” recognizing its voter engagement efforts during the 2020 election.
In 2008, Scott Millar joined the U.S. Army for the second time. Never mind that 18 years had passed since he last wore the uniform. The experience led Millar to the Brown School, where he is studying strategies to support veterans without housing.
Olin Library will offer extended hours beginning Monday, Nov. 8, with the building accessible until midnight Sundays-Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays and 7 p.m. on Saturdays. Olin Library also will be open 24 hours a day during reading week and final exams, Dec. 10-21.
The Washington University community is invited to watch a livestreamed conversation Nov. 9 between former first lady Michelle Obama and college students including WashU sophomore Natasha Chisholm.
The Holobaugh Honors will celebrate Washington University community members for their advocacy for and service to LGBTQIA* communities. The ceremony will take place Nov. 11.
A record-breaking 71% of eligible Washington University students voted in the 2020 presidential election compared with 66% of students nationwide and 67% of the American public.