Washington University students create new, innovative ways to serve others, both near and far. Through the Social Change Grants program, the university invests in these young social entrepreneurs, helping them fulfill the promise of bringing change to the world.
Professor Gaylyn Studlar reveals new ways to understand Hollywood as an industry, as well as its effects on our perceptions and culture.
In Absence of Closure, Gustav Schonfeld, MD, the Samuel E. Schechter Professor of Medicine, recounts an amazing life journey, from a happy childhood in Munkacs, to the horrors of Auschwitz, to a long-term career at the university.
Architecture and business alumna Leigh Stringer works on and writes about sustainable strategies for the workplace. Although the greening of work and life is slow, it’s the “right thing to do,” she says.
Alumnus Merrill Brown, a master at straddling old world media and new technology, promotes innovative strategies for how journalism can survive in the digital age.
As director of Defense Research & Engineering, alumnus Zachary Lemnios oversees technological developments that protect our country, from soldiers in the field to attacks in cyberspace.
As dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Richard Smith, PhD, oversees the evolution of student success.
James Schiele, AB ’52, MLA ’85, shares his collection of American history prints with the university, for the benefit of generations to come.
Danielle Dankner, AB ’08, and Ashley Cook, BSBA ’08, founded ash&dans, a clothing and accessory line, featuring scarves and other embellished jersey pieces.
T.J. Hill, JD ’03, who has lifelong learning disabilities, strives to develop social policy for other people with disabilities through his career and civic activities.