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.
Category: Opinion & Editorial
WashU’s Summer Writers Institute Is Back: Introducing Creative Nonfiction Instructor Sylvia Sukop
Writers of all experience levels benefit from the personal attention and constructive feedback at these courses, offered July 12-26. Creative nonfiction instructor Sylvia Sukop describes how she uplifts and instills confidence in every writer who attends her course.
Making a Difference in the St. Louis Community Through WashU’s Sustainability Program
We sat down with our Sustainability Program Coordinator to hear her perspective on the importance of sustainability and how our sustainability degree and certificate programs are improving the St. Louis region.
Finishing Your Degree: How to Begin in a Few Easy Steps
We recently sat down with our advisors who provided sound advice for students considering going back to school.
New Online Degree Programs for Working Adults
For students considering an online program for an associate’s degree, or students who already have credits from another institution, WashU’s University College offers the right fit for a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.
Now’s the Time to Begin an Esteemed Graduate-Degree Program
Whether or not to return to school can be a challenging, intimidating choice. Explore some of the compelling reasons to consider going back, and which programs can help you along the way.
The Most Interesting Career You’ve Never Heard Of
Annette Crymes discusses her career working in foreign countries—Botswana, South Africa, Jordan, Turkey, Greece, and Peru, to name a few—collaborating with native populations to help them make use of their valuable indigenous plants.
Why This Prolific Data Scientist Chose WashU’s University College
We spoke with recent alumni Bryan Goggin, a first-generation college graduate who decided to go back to school and finish his degree at University College. Goggin is now a data analyst at Bayer.
Things To Remember When Choosing A University For Your Second Degree
We sat down with Dr. Sobel for an honest look at the student experience here at University College, and how having a degree from the world-class Washington University in St. Louis aids career development.
Is it Possible to Work Full Time and Achieve a Master’s Degree?
We spoke with a WashU employee who recently earned a master’s degree in American Culture Studies while working full-time. Learn how she did it in this recent interview.