William Tate

Tate discusses ‘promising practices’ in graduate education

William F. Tate, dean of the Graduate School, and Lori White, vice chancellor for student affairs, are launching a new symposium, “Promising Practices in Supporting Graduate and Professional Students,” Oct. 13-14 at Washington University in St. Louis. The first gathering of its kind, the conference will bring together academic and student affairs leaders to discover ways to better serve the whole student.

Imaging a killer

An international team of researchers has obtained the first ever atom-level structural insights into Httex1, a part of the gene that is thought to cause the devastating neurological disorder Huntington’s disease.
Mark S. Wrighton

Wrighton to conclude term as Washington University chancellor

Mark S. Wrighton, chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis, has announced his intention to conclude his term as chancellor, effective no later than July 1, 2019. Wrighton, who has served in the role since 1995, shared the news with the university’s Board of Trustees at its fall meeting Oct. 6.

A look back: Chancellor Wrighton through the years

A lot has changed in 22 years, but one thing remains the same – Chancellor Wrighton’s steady leadership and warm relationship with the university community, as seen here in photos. On Oct. 6, Wrighton announced his intention to conclude his term as chancellor, effective no later than July 1, 2019.

Bornstein named 2017-18 Freund Teaching Fellow

The Saint Louis Art Museum and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis have selected Jennifer Bornstein as their 2017-18 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow. Bernstein will lead studios in the Sam Fox School and prepare a museum exhibition.

Celebrating 20 years of Hand Print Workshop

Over the last two decades, printmaker Dennis O’Neil has collaborated with artists from around the world while helping to expand the limits of screen print technology. Beginning Oct. 5, the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will present “Process & Innovation: 20 Years of Partnerships in Print at Hand Print Workshop International.”