It’s time for change

It’s time for change

Three esteemed Arts & Sciences faculty members discuss the social movement against police brutality taking place across the nation and the world, and its implications for teaching, research and higher education.
Soaring into history

Soaring into history

On May 30, 2020, WashU alumnus Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley became the first astronauts in NASA’s history to launch from a commercially built and operated spacecraft, the SpaceX Crew Dragon. For the Demo-2 mission, the two are testing the spacecraft’s transportation system for future missions.
What does science tell us about Adam and Eve?

What does science tell us about Adam and Eve?

In his book The Genealogical Adam & Eve: Surprising Science of Universal Ancestry, S. Joshua Swamidass, MD, associate professor of Pathology & Immunology in the School of Medicine and of Biomedical Engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering, uses science to show that Adam and Eve could have existed and that theology and science don’t lie nearly so far apart.
The universal language of generosity

The universal language of generosity

In early spring, WashU’s China Alumni Network organized an appeal in an effort to give back to their alma mater, raising funds to purchase PPE for the Washington University Medical Campus.
An aquatic journey

An aquatic journey

PGAV Destinations, led by alumnus Mike Konzen, has created an enthralling and educational indoor attraction with the new St. Louis Aquarium.
The transformers

The transformers

George Bauer and Robert O’Loughlin revive one of the city’s most iconic landmarks, St. Louis Union Station, anchoring it with a beautifully restored Grand Hall, stunning new aquarium and 200-foot-tall lighted Ferris wheel.
“Echoes”: Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

“Echoes”: Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

Our new audio series reflects on the lives and words of inspiring figures who’ve visited the university through the years. In this edition, you’ll hear from the oldest living president and first lady about their commitment to serve.
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