Combining new initiatives with long-standing efforts, Washington University addresses the national challenges of affordability and accessibility in higher education.
Amanda Moore McBride, PhD, turned an anonymous donation allowing her to attend the Presidential Classroom into a lifetime of engaging students and the community.
On the Danforth Campus, grotesques and bosses dot the landscape, from halls dating to the 1904 World’s Fair to those only a few years old. Although these creatures are longtime fixtures, the stories behind many of them remain a mystery.
Today, two-thirds of those ever reaching the age of 65 are on the planet. Further, university researchers may have the keys to help people live even longer, healthier and more productive lives — but is society ready?
Washington University alumni, across disciplines and genres, tell compelling and unusual tales of interest.
First-time novelist Sarah Bruni, MFA ’07, shares her thoughts on being a book author and the pluses and minuses of the writing life.
Novelist Eric Lundgren, MFA ’06, speaks to Washington magazine about the writing life and getting published.
In Brave Genius, biologist Sean Carroll, PhD, AB ’79, moves beyond science and into World War II history, the French Resistance, philosophy and Cold War politics to tell the story of two Nobel Prize winners, biologist Jacques Monod and writer Albert Camus.
Business professor Jack Nickerson offers a game plan — backed by solid academic research — for mid-level managers charged with leading organizational change.
Members of the Washington University community follow their research goals to the corners of the world.