De Nichols: The art of protest

De Nichols: The art of protest

De Nichols has been working at the intersection of art and social justice since she was a student at Washington University. Now, after completing her Loeb Fellowship at Harvard University, she’s working on her first book and helping St. Louis’ Griot Museum of Black History.
Fighting crime like war

Fighting crime like war

In The Punitive Turn in American Life, WashU alumnus Michael S. Sherry describes how America applied war tactics to fighting crime.
Fighting voter suppression

Fighting voter suppression

Disturbed by voter suppression, Gena Gunn McClendon helped found the Voter Access and Engagement initiative at the university. In the time of COVID-19, fighting to make sure every voice is heard on election day is more important than ever.
“Echoes”: Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

“Echoes”: Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

Our new audio series reflects on the lives and words of inspiring figures who’ve visited the university through the years. In this edition, you’ll hear from the oldest living president and first lady about their commitment to serve.
‘Where We’re Heading’

‘Where We’re Heading’

Oct. 3, 2019, was an extraordinary day for Washington University as Andrew D. Martin was inaugurated as our 15th chancellor. The day centered around Martin’s message of building on the university’s momentum, detailing successes of the past and present, and outlining his vision for the future.
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