Inspired by a selection of photos taken during their tenure, the Wrightons discuss their love story, life in Harbison House and thoughts on their legacy.
The School of Engineering & Applied Science is renamed the McKelvey School of Engineering in honor of trustee and distinguished alumnus Jim McKelvey Jr.
Morgan DeBaun, AB ’12, and three other WashU alumni founded Blavity, a news and entertainment website featuring stories from a black point of view. Today, DeBaun is CEO, using the varied skills she learned at WashU.
African and African American Studies, a program born out of student protest that recently became a department, celebrates its 50th year.
From the time Washington University in St. Louis graduate Dylan Slaughter laced up his first pair of ice skates at age 3, he has wished for two miracles. One – that one day, he would join the National Hockey League. And two, that his beloved St. Louis Blues would play for the Stanley Cup. This season, both dreams came true.
Whether tackling gun violence or connecting students to the community, Risa Zwerling Wrighton is dedicated to improving lives, making her the perfect first lady.
As a young artist in the 1940s, Arthur Osver won international acclaim for his evocative depictions of the American city. And though his work evolved dramatically over a decades-long career, that ramshackle topography remained part of his painterly DNA. So argues Angela Miller, professor of Art History & Archaeology, in the new monograph “Arthur Osver: Urban Landscape, Abstraction, and the Mystique of Place” (2019).
From the beginning of his tenure, Mark Wrighton set out to put Washington University and its students and faculty on the map.
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.