Law school speaker series focuses on public interest

A lead counsel in the Guantanamo Bay detainees U.S. Supreme Court case, an expert on pornography in feminism and law, and a Nobel Peace Prize nominee for his work in international criminal justice are part of the fall lineup for the School of Law’s ninth annual Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series.

School of Social Work offers new full-tuition Richard A. Gephardt Public Service Scholarship

GephardtThe George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis announces the new Richard A. Gephardt Public Service Scholarship. Recognizing the need for trained social work professionals who engage in public service roles and who promote civic inclusion, this two-year full-tuition award will help advance the education of individuals committed to making a difference through service with a focus on stimulating volunteerism and political engagement. Applications for the Gephardt Public Service Scholarship are available at For more information about the School of Social Work or to find out about additional scholarship opportunities for the fall, call 935-6676.

Career advice for women in public service

Four panelists will discuss challenges and career barriers for women in public service and participate in a question-and-answer session April 19 in Anheuser-Busch Hall.

Career advice for women in public service, April 19

Four women who hold influential public service leadership positions on the St. Louis area will offer career advice as part of a free public panel discussion on “Women in Public Service” at 4 p.m. April 19 in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom. Panelists include Catherine Hanaway, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri; Jennifer Joyce, Circuit Attorney City of St. Louis; Emmy McClelland, Director of Governmental Affairs at St. Louis Children’s Hospital; and Darlene Green, City of St. Louis Comptroller.

Gephardt Institute stipends to support public service internships

Finances will be a little less daunting this summer for five Washington University undergraduates pursuing unpaid public service internships in New York, Washington, D.C., and the villages of East Africa. They will be the first beneficiaries of a new Public Service Summer Stipend program sponsored by the University’s Richard A. Gephardt Institute for Public Service.