Women’s Society gives leadership awards, scholarships
The Women’s Society of Washington University presented the Harriet K. Switzer Leadership Award and the Elizabeth Gray Danforth Scholarship to three exceptional students at its annual membership meeting April 12 in Knight Hall’s Emerson Auditorium.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Washington University Commencement is 9 a.m. Monday, May 15
Washington University’s 162nd Commencement is 9 a.m. Monday, May 15, on Francis Olympic Field. The university will award degrees to approximately 3,500 members of the Class of 2023, and Sterling K. Brown, a St. Louis native and an award-winning actor and producer, will deliver the Commencement address.
Images from on and around the Washington University campuses.
Amanda on the Street: Commencement chat with Chancellor Martin
In her final video, WashU graduating senior Amanda Sherman asks Chancellor Andrew D. Martin what advice he has for the Class of 2023 and why we wear funny hats at graduation.
A decade of Commencement wisdom
As Washington University in St. Louis prepares for its 162nd Commencement, look back at the wise words shared in past years by some of America’s most powerful and inspiring voices.
Class of 2023: Committed to St. Louis
Meet 12 members of the Washington University in St. Louis 2023 graduating class who will continue their educations or start their careers in St. Louis. Some stay because St. Louis is home; others stay because St. Louis became home.
Class Acts: Livi Logan-Wood
Livi Logan-Wood is about to graduate with dual master’s degrees in business administration from Olin Business School and social work from the Brown School. She will work at World Wide Technology.
Class Acts: Chenyue Wang
Chenyue Wang wasn’t familiar with St. Louis before arriving here for graduate school. But over the last two years, the Beijing native has come to appreciate the city’s creative opportunities, quality of life and plentiful greenspace.
Class Acts: Joseph Silagi
Data and running. That’s what Joseph Silagi, a senior majoring in political science and in mathematics and computer science in Arts & Sciences, is passionate about. This fall, Silagi will start work as a consultant for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in St. Louis.
Class Acts: Marcus Meyer
Former Bears basketball player Marcus Meyer will graduate with a juris doctorate from the School of Law and will work for a St. Louis law firm.