Elie Mafolo didn’t know any English when he came to St. Louis from the Congo in 2012. Now, he’s an Elizabeth Gray Danforth Scholar studying computer science in the School of Engineering & Applied Science. Here, he shares how hard work has helped him achieve.
Biomedical engineer Lori Setton’s collaborative research is pioneering new ways of providing relief to those who suffer neck and back pain.
After studying abroad in Italy, Deborah Gorman, BFA ’02, decided to become a chef and created the tasty, all-natural vegan sorbet, which is inspired by Italian gelato.
Eric Duffy, AB ’10, created the learning platform Pathgather to help people around the world take advantage of online education and gain the skills that employees are looking for. Now the young startup counts some of the nation’s biggest companies as its customers.
Long before People StyleWatch named her “The DIY Beauty Queen,” Alexis Wolfer had the DIY mentality as she set out to create “The Beauty Bean,” an online women’s magazine that would change the way women talk about beauty, health and wellness.
Embedded in the sidewalks along the Delmar Boulevard Loop are bright brass stars honoring 140 great St. Louisans. This who’s who of St. Louis has among its honorees more than 30 people affiliated with Washington University: professors, alumni, former chancellors and co-founders among them. Test your knowledge of university luminaries in this quiz.
After running for student government at Washington University, Eric Schultz, AB ’02, entered a life of politics. He helped on the Hilary Clinton campaign and eventually became principal deputy White House Press Secretary under President Barack Obama.
Alumni architects discuss how they transform the world through their dreams, plans and designs, ultimately remaking old spaces and creating new ones.
Life-altering faculty research, student accomplishment, alumni innovations — Washington magazine covers it all. Through features, profiles and news, the magazine shares the university’s impact on the region, nation and world — with an aim to build and maintain connections with alumni, faculty, staff, parents and friends of the university.