Undergraduate Ethan Evans, a sophomore in Arts & Sciences majoring in music and in international and area studies, had an original choral composition, “Lily Valley,” performed recently at the Konzerthaus in Berlin.
Three juniors at Washington University in St. Louis have been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. They are Emily Goering and Hannah Olsen, who are majoring in biochemistry, and Emma Streff, who is studying chemistry.
This Earth Day, leaders at Washington University in St. Louis announced a new name and an increased emphasis on the university’s united sustainability effort: the International Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, or InCEES.
The latest cohort of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship has been named. The program aims to increase diversity in higher education by supporting undergraduate research and by encouraging talented but underrepresented students to pursue doctorates in the humanities and the social sciences.
Internationally acclaimed baritone Nathan Gunn will perform works by Henry Purcell, Benjamin Britten, Dominick Argento, Roger Quilter, Ben Moore, Iain Bell and Charles Ives May 5 as part of Washington University’s inaugural Great Artist Series.
All 25 members of the inaugural cohort of the College Prep Program at Washington University have been accepted into college, and the group has received more than $4 million in scholarship offers. Lerone A. Martin, assistant professor, told the scholars: “Do not hide your light to make other people comfortable.”
Ten Washington University scientists were each given one minute to explain why they’re scientists. This is what they said.
Annelise Finegan Wasmoen, a PhD candidate in comparative literature in Arts & Sciences, has been accepted to the prestigious Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research for its 2017 session.
University College’s Angela Peacock will graduate Phi Beta Kappa and will continue her Washington University education at the Brown School studying veteran issues.
Douglas Wiens was installed as the Robert S. Brookings Distinguished Professor in Arts & Sciences at a ceremony held Feb. 21 in Holmes Lounge at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the second faculty member to hold this professorship, which was established in 2006.