Oct. 29 2012
Oct. 25 2012
Teaching entrepreneurship and sustainability
Winners of the 2012 YouthBridge Social Enterprise & Innovation Competition, a team of graduate business and social work students created a business called Sweet Sensations. North St. Louis teens learn about sustainability while also practicing fundamental business skills through keeping bees and making, marketing and selling products from honey and wax.
Oct. 22 2012
Oct. 18 2012
The fleeting splendor of fall
The late Howard Nemerov wrote about the ginkgo trees he loved on campus: “the golden and green leaves litter the lawn today, that yesterday had spread aloft their fluttering fans of light.” A hand-drafted copy of his full poem hangs outside the entrance to Olin Library’s Ginkgo Reading Room.
Oct. 15 2012
NCAA Woman of the Year
Academic achievement, athletic excellence and dedication to community service all led to the selection of Washington University graduate Liz Phillips as 2012 NCAA Woman of the Year. One of the most decorated athletes in WUSTL history, this track & field/cross-country competitor graduated in May with a degree in biomedical engineering and a 4.0 GPA. She is only the third NCAA Division III student-athlete to receive this recognition.
Oct. 12 2012
Oct. 11 2012
Oct. 10 2012
Advancing human health
Through education, research, clinical care and community engagement, Washington University seeks to understand the origins of diseases to better diagnose, treat and cure. Working across disciplines, the university pledges to improve the well-being of individuals and communities near and far.
Oct. 9 2012
Preparing the leaders of tomorrow
Washington University remains committed to helping its undergraduate, graduate and professional students grow academically and socially. Providing the latest knowledge and experience while fostering dedication and creativity prepare the next generation of leaders for tackling complex problems and improving the lives of people worldwide.
Oct. 8 2012
Creating, cultivating, collaborating
Working together, alumni, parents, friends and members of the campus community are mobilizing their talents and resources to educate and inspire the next generation of leaders, improve human health, advance innovation and entrepreneurship, and enhance the quality of life for all.
Oct. 6 2012
“A great university has great responsibilities—to its students and to the society it serves,” Chancellor Mark Wrighton said regarding the launch of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University, a united effort by the university community to provide a strong foundation for the future. “Together, we are committed to the advancement of our students, our scholars and a better world.”
Oct. 4 2012
Oct. 1 2012