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.
What I learned from Mark Wrighton
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton has relied on insights from alumni to help him guide the university. His partnership with the Alumni Board of Governors has provided an important forum for listening to and engaging with the university’s biggest champions: its graduates.
Ryan Lawson, BFA ’04, is an interior designer who as a student switched from studying architecture to art. He says that Chancellor Wrighton took a keen interest in his choice because Lawson was a student during the early planning phases of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts.
James McCarter, MD/PhD ’98, whose entrepreneurial spirit was nurtured while a grad student, has built his career on translational research.
Andrew C. Taylor, executive chairman of Enterprise Holdings, chaired Washington University’s successful Leading Together campaign. Here he talks about what the experience was like and why he supports Washington University.
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.