Washington University and St. Louis go back a long time, exactly 170 years since the founding of the university in 1853. Today, the institution and the region are working more closely than ever on transformative solutions to societal challenges and partnering for the growth of every person in our community. Read the full story at Washington University […]
Chelsea Clayton bought her first home, which is four blocks north of the Delmar Loop in the city’s West End neighborhood, with the help of the Live Near Your Work Program. Read the full story at St. Louis Public Radio.
Students and faculty working in the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic at Washington University in St. Louis’ School of Law were able to help a St. Louis woman reduce her tax debt and keep her house. Read the full story at the Record.
WashU, BJC initiative supports employees and spurs investment in historically disinvested neighborhoods in St. Louis, St. Louis County. Read the full story at the Source.
The crowd at Graham Chapel was waiting to hear about his new book, How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen. It was a book, he admitted, that would have been impossible to write ten years ago. Back then, when a flung baseball bat landed at his feet during a […]
Gephardt Institute provides mentorship, $6,000 stipends to students who want to learn from, contribute to St. Louis.
For the first time, Washington University in St. Louis sponsored a hot air balloon in the 2023 Great Forest Park Balloon Race, an annual hot air balloon festival held in Forest Park.
At Washington University in St. Louis, we’re proud of our global reach as an educational and research institution. But we are equally proud to be a leader in our hometown of St. Louis.
In an inaugural address that both celebrated the accomplishments of Washington University in St. Louis and challenged the university community to do more to improve the lives of those in our neighborhoods as well as across the globe.
As WashU’s Chancellor, this will be one of my biggest priorities — to continue to fulfill our mission to improve lives through our excellent teaching, research, service, and patient care. This especially means being good neighbors as we exemplify the “in St. Louis” part of our name and our identity.