More than 70 undergraduate engineering students chose their own adventures via three summer mentor and fellowship programs offered by the School of Engineering & Applied Science. The programs ensured a summer of study and enrichment for budding engineers.
Washington University has a long tradition of undergraduate participation in research, one developed further by programs created by Sarah Elgin, Ph.D., professor of biology; biochemistry and molecular biophysics; and education in Arts & Sciences with financial support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Washington University in St. Louis – consistently ranked among America’s 20 best national universities – is now ranked in the top 10. The university is tied with Dartmouth College for ninth place in undergraduate programs among the nation’s best national universities, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine. It is the highest-ranked national university in the Midwest.