In 2017, the Ervin Scholars Program celebrated its 30th anniversary. Known for its supportive, family-like atmosphere, the prestigious program continues to cultivate students who both excel academically and have a deep commitment to improving the world.
One of the many skilled artisans behind the enchanting visuals in Pixar movies is alumnus Chris Bernardi. On the Oscar Award–winning “Coco,” Bernardi served as set supervisor, leading a team of designers who beautifully bring to life a boy’s dream against the backdrop of Mexico’s Day of the Dead.
Joyce Trimuel, EMBA ’16, has always seen her career advancement as a chance to help others. Now, as the diversity and inclusion officer for CNA, she’s making its corporate culture more inclusive.
The transformed Olin Library at the heart of the Danforth Campus offers new, engaging spaces for the discovery, collaboration and instruction of the future.
Students can enjoy a cup of coffee at the expanded Whispers Café and then marvel at a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence near the Jack E. and Debbie T. Thomas Gallery on Level 1.
What can we learn from Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein 200 years after it was published? A lot, insofar as the book’s central conflicts — between science and ethics, society and the other — still resonate today.
Alumna Jane Hardesty Poole learned from her physician-father the importance of giving. Today, she continues to support the university in honor of his lifetime of service.
With a PhD in business, you might not expect Chris Boerner, AB ’93, to be fighting cancer. Yet as head of international markets at Bristol-Myers Squibb, he works to bring life-saving immuno-oncology cancer drugs to international markets. In his free time, Boerner participates in two bike rides that raise more than $1 million annually for cancer research.
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.