2 International Affairs students report findings in NGA open source publication
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 […]
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.
Washington University Joins the Osher Network of Lifelong Learning Institutes
The Bernard Osher Foundation has selected the Lifelong Learning Institute at Washington University in St. Louis to be a part of their national network of lifelong learning programs.
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
Never too late: MS in Biology program graduates first Texas cohort
The first cohort of a partnership between University College and a Texas nonprofit graduated this May from the MS in Biology program. Learn about these amazing graduates.
Anne-Marie Slaughter to deliver Commencement address (Links to an external site)
Anne-Marie Slaughter, a renowned foreign policy expert, scholar and former top State Department official, will give the Commencement address May 18 at Washington University in St. Louis, according to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.
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.
A Guide to Internships for Adult Students
Internships are a great way to expand your skills, get your foot in the door, and even confirm your interest in a career. Learn how to get started as an adult student.
Creating Your Own Career Development Plan
Not sure where you want to go with your career? We have outlined three basic steps to help you get started with creating your own career development plan.
WashU Alumnus Named Missouri Biology Teacher of the Year
Ryan Lacson, a 2013 graduate of the Master of Science in Biology for Science Teachers program, was recently named the 2017 Missouri Outstanding Biology Teacher of the Year by the National Association of Biology Teachers.
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.