Western sanctions targeting Russia have stalled Russian-Chinese energy projects in the Arctic and stymied China’s attempts to establish a foothold in the region, according to a new report by WashU University College students Matt Jones and Seth Stevenson, in partnership with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Through the use of satellite imagery, Jones and Stevenson determined that China […]
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University College alumna among selected for 2022 Young Leaders Awards
Terri Williams, University College alumna and Development Manager Marian Middle School, was inducted into the 2022 class of Salute to Young Leader award recipients, along with 24 accomplished African-American professionals under age 40. Nominated by colleagues, friends, and family, they are chosen by their peers and will be profiled in the May 26 edition of […]
WashU Employees Share Benefits of Taking University College Courses
The perk that full-time staff members get excited about when they join Washington University: taking University College undergraduate for-credit courses for free and graduate for-credit courses, up to 7 units per semester, for 50% of the tuition cost.
Armstrong Named Dean of University College
Asquith S. “Sean” Armstrong, executive director for continuing education at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando, has been named dean of University College at Washington University in St. Louis.
University College Alumna, Valerie Davisson, to Lead Upcoming Faculty Book Discussion
Professor of Sociology Jake Rosenfeld discusses his newest book, You’re Paid What You’re Worth And Other Myths of the Modern Economy. This myth-busting book challenges the idea that we’re paid according to objective criteria and places power and social conflict at the heart of economic analysis.
WashU Alumna Named in “40 Under 40”
Shannon Laine, president and Chief Executive Officer at HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum St. Louis, alumna of Nonprofit Management master’s program, a post master’s certificate alumna through Brown School, and also a current instructor in University College was selected as a 2020 St. Louis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Honoree.
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.
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.
Carrying the banner: Meet the 2019 student marshals
At the university-wide Commencement ceremony on May 17, a small group of exceptional students will represent every branch of Arts & Sciences by carrying banners for the College, the Graduate School, and University College.
Serving adult consumers of knowledge
As Mark Rollins prepares to step down as dean of University College, he reflects on recent progress in serving adult learners at Washington University.