Anna Quindlen challenges new graduates to pick up their academic credentials and then to use them fearlessly.
Washington University will award degrees to more than 3,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree candidates during its 156th Commencement May 19.
A small clinical trial conducted in part at the School of Medicine suggests that some patients with severe asthma may benefit from a drug commonly prescribed to treat chronic myeloid leukemia.
Washington University’s 156th Commencement is at 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 19, in Brookings Quadrangle. The university will award 3,251 degrees to 3,095 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The university also will bestow honorary degrees on six individuals.
On the eve of the Washington University’s 156th Commencement, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Anna Quindlen, we look back at a decade of wise words from some of America’s greatest thinkers.
The dream of flight has powered some of the world’s most ambitious feats of design and engineering. Last week, first-year architecture students put their own aeronautical experiments to the test, launching from the top of Art Hill in Forest Park.
Researchers at the School of Medicine in St. Louis and California Institute of Technology have developed a technology to scan a breast tumor sample and produce images detailed enough to check whether a tumor has been completely removed.
Joshua Jackson has been installed as the Saul and Louise Rosenzweig Associate Professor of Personality Science at Washington University in St. Louis. A ceremony and reception were held March 21 in Holmes Lounge in Ridgley Hall to celebrate the occasion.
Senior Class President Reid Petty has spent his time at Washington University making sure his classmates enjoy their experience. The Olin student will address fellow graduates at Commencement on Friday, May 19, sharing about what made this place special for him.
More than a dozen distinguished speakers will take part in Commencement-related events for Class of 2017 graduates and their families and guests this week at Washington University in St. Louis.