University College instructor, Jason Rosenbaum, recently discussed his new podcasting course offered through University College and how it’s a vital medium to learn in order to inform the public.
Summer Writers Institute Alums Talk Craft, Community and Creative Writing
We recently spoke with two Summer Writers Institute alumnae about their writing and classroom experiences in the program. SWI runs July 12-26 at Washington University.
Sharing a passion for learning with young people (Links to an external site)
Terri Williams is taking her master’s degree in American Culture Studies, along with a passion for teaching and inspiring young people, right back into neighboring University City.
January Hall Renovations are Complete
January Hall reopened in the fall of 2018. The interior includes a redesigned dean’s suite, pooled classroom, and updated offices. It now houses the Dean’s Office, Summer School and advising appointments for University College
Two Professional Writers Discuss the WashU Summer Writers Institute
Acclaimed writers Susan Perabo and Kristina Darling discuss the Summer Writers Institute program from two different vantage points.
How a Professional Writer Crafts a Short Story
We sat down with David Schuman, Director of the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in creative writing, who broke down how writers make effective storytelling choices, the mechanics of craft, and the elements of creative writing that can be taught.
Creating a new generation of educators (Links to an external site)
Good teachers make for engaged students and stable schools. That’s why the university is partnering with the St. Louis Teacher Residency program to address two vexing problems: teacher turnover and teacher quality.
Challenging stereotypes, changing lives (Links to an external site)
A new partnership between WashU and the Texas Graduate Center takes aim at low graduation rates in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley.
University College launches tuition assistance program for surrounding cities, districts (Links to an external site)
Full-time employees of St. Louis, Clayton and University City and their school districts now may attend University College for half the standard tuition. Charter school employees also are eligible.
Washington People: Jennifer M. Hudson (Links to an external site)
Jennifer M. Hudson, program manager for the Washington University Prison Education Project, discusses the project, its animating philosophy and the importance of the liberal arts.