More than a medal
The Center for the Humanities’ biennial International Humanities Prize, which was awarded to Alison Bechdel in 2022, builds community and celebrates excellence in the world of arts and letters.
A vision of transformation
Washington University embarks on an inspired journey called ‘Here and Next’ to propel it to worldwide distinction for and by way of St. Louis.
A helping hand
Meet the two scientists behind the IpsiHand, an innovation approved by the FDA in 2021 that is helping patients debilitated by stroke move again.
Scholars, athletes and champions
A new mural honors some of the university’s athletes and a program that lets students shine both on the field and off.
Cleaner, greener, safer
WashU is committed to creating a more sustainable world for future generations. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at how.
Public health after COVID-19
The COVID-19 crisis could reshape public health for the better.
For all ages
What would a truly intergenerational community look like? Three WashU scholars explain how a community can become more accessible for people of every age.
Big Idea: Cortex
Welcome to Cortex, an innovation community started in 2002 thanks to a lead investment from Washington University. Drone footage takes you through the formerly blighted industrial complex that is now a hip mixed-use space and home to more than 5,800 jobs. This is Cortex.
The Danforth Center’s director goes into moral combat
R. Marie Griffith’s new book analyzes how, and why, “sex divided American Christians and fractured American politics.”
Frankenstein 200 years later
What can we learn from Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein 200 years after it was published? A lot, insofar as the book’s central conflicts — between science and ethics, society and the other — still resonate today.