Just the beginning

Just the beginning

Jim Brock and Kevin Hammerschmidt began their college careers with the Washington University Prison Education Project. This spring, both were among the first PEP alumni to earn their bachelor’s degrees on the Danforth Campus.
Beauty and lamentations

Beauty and lamentations

In a new solo exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis, alumna Ebony G. Patterson explores beauty, tragedy and what lies beneath it all.
What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Find out how Washington University got its name, and learn more about its founding, its mission and some of its pivotal leaders over the years.
Julia Lindon: Comedian on the rise

Julia Lindon: Comedian on the rise

Comedian Julia Lindon writes, hosts a podcast and acts. She also recently created a TV pilot inspired by her own ‘coming-of-age and coming out’ experiences in New York. The show, Lady Liberty, is streaming now.
Fighting crime like war

Fighting crime like war

In The Punitive Turn in American Life, WashU alumnus Michael S. Sherry describes how America applied war tactics to fighting crime.
Call me ‘Hotch’

Call me ‘Hotch’

Henry I. Schvey, professor of drama in the Performing Arts Department, reflects on his 30-year friendship with A.E. Hotchner in this remembrance.
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