African and African American Studies, a program born out of student protest that recently became a department, celebrates its 50th year.
Since Dylan Slaughter laced up his first pair of ice skates at age 3, he has wished for two miracles: he would join the NHL and his beloved St. Louis Blues would play for the Stanley Cup. This season, both dreams came true.
The School of Engineering & Applied Science is renamed the McKelvey School of Engineering in honor of trustee and distinguished alumnus Jim McKelvey Jr.
Arthur Osver won international acclaim for his evocative depictions of the American city. And though his work evolved, that ramshackle topography remained part of his painterly DNA. So argues art history Professor Angela Miller in “Arthur Osver: Urban Landscape, Abstraction, and the Mystique of Place” (2019).
On Sept. 28, Washington University — the site of the 1904 Olympic Games — was honored with an Olympic Ring ‘Spectacular.’ Law school alumnus Michael Loynd led efforts to bring Olympic recognition to the university and St. Louis.
Softball player-turned-coach Michelle Venturella speaks to the importance of encouragement. Bolstered to Olympic gold in 2000, she provides her athletes today with similar support to succeed on and off the field.
Whether its pursuing athletic prowess or professional excellence, alumna Kerri Morgan, assistant professor of occupational therapy and neurology at the medical school, continues to rise to meet and exceed each challenge she sets for herself.
As the storied college paper turns 140, former contributors weigh in on how much the hands-on experience of working on Student Life enhanced their educations and prepared them for their careers.
For his main dish, alumnus Harley Hammerman is a radiologist and entrepreneur. On the side, he collects historical memorabilia, including of playwright Eugene O’Neill and long-gone beloved restaurants in the St. Louis area.
For nearly three decades, the Weltin Lecture Fund has enabled the Religious Studies Program and Assembly Series to bring renowned scholars of religion to the university. In spring 2018, Elaine Pagels delivered the lecture, sharing her riveting discoveries on art and politics in the Book of Revelation.
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