Andrea Godshalk

Courage in the face of climate change

Thirty years ago this month, the term global warming became part of our popular conversation. Doctoral candidate Andrea Godshalk from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts reflects on the recent Saint Louis Climate Summit and the challenge of re-imagining key infrastructure, systems and values.

Sam Fox School, AIA St. Louis announce 2018 Steedman Fellowship

The 2018 James Harrison Steedman Fellowship in Architecture asks how infrastructure shapes our individual and collective environments. The biennial research competition for early-career architects is organized by the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, in concert with AIA St. Louis. Registration opens Aug. 15 and proposals are due Nov 1.
first recipients of the Newman Exploration Travel Fund

Newman Exploration Travel Fund winners announced

Washington University Libraries has awarded the inaugural Newman Exploration Travel Fund scholarships and grants to seven members of the university community for international travel experiences.

Class Acts: ‘Nice girls … and bad men’

With wit and ferocity, artist Taylor Yocom explores cinematic depictions of ‘female niceness’ in the wake of the #MeToo movement. For her artistic work raising awareness, she’s been chosen one of the Class Acts of 2018.

Kemper Art Museum to close May 22 for expansion

This summer, after years of planning and preparation, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis will commence a major expansion designed to support increased exhibition programs and to showcase a larger portion of the museum’s renowned permanent collection.

‘Dwell in Other Futures’

Visions of the future shape how we see the present. On April 27 and 28, Washington University’s Divided City initiative will co-sponsor “Dwell in Other Futures,” a two-day event exploring how collisions of race, urbanism and futurism might spark fresh ideas about the city that is and the city that is to come.

Woofter selected as inaugural Sam and Marilyn Fox Professor

Heather Woofter has been selected as the inaugural Sam and Marilyn Fox Professor in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. An installation ceremony will take place next fall. Woofter, co-director of the St. Louis-based firm Axi:Ome llc, was appointed director of the Sam Fox School’s College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design in 2017. She has been a member of the architecture faculty since 2004.