Carving Out a Chemical Niche

Karem Wooley is researching new ways to use synthetic polymers. She and her research team are perfecting molecular carriers called "knedels" by hollowing out their interiors.

Re-Building Common Grounds

Associate Professor of Architecture John Hoal built consensus in the St. Louis community around his "masterful" design for the revitalization of the city's beloved Forest Park.

A Rare Acquisition

The University Libraries recently acquired the Triple Crown Collection—a rare collection of books, proof pages, and business correspondence from the legendary Kelmscott, Doves, and Ashendene presses during the Arts & Crafts Movement.

Putting Families First

Washington University has been at the forefront nationally in developing innovative financing programs to help parents and students afford the best education.

Frontrunners Short takes on WU's community of great minds and great ideas.

Washington Spirit A series spotlighting key faculty and staff who help make this great University run.

Viewpoint Associate Professor Michael Wysession writes about his family's experience living in a residence hall.





A Scientist and a Lawyer

Crossing borders comes naturally to Edwin Flores Troy. A citizen of both Mexico and the United States, Flores first earned a Ph.D. in molecular immunobiology before entering law school. He now works in the complex world of intellectual property as it pertains to biotechnology.

ABC Affiliates

From morning to night, Washington University graduates help bring you the news at ABC. Here is a glimpse at three Arts & Scineces alumni: John Green, A.B. '90, Lisa Sharkey Gleicher, A.B. '80, Ann Sorkowitz, A.B. '70.


Lasting Lessons Three alumni describe their favorite teachers.

My Washington Harry Seigle, A.B. '68, has turned a love for discovery into a lifetime of possibilities.

Alumni Activities Alumni award recipients from Founders Day, School of Social Work, and the Dental Alumni Association; alumni travel news.

Alumni Profiles Short stories on alumni.

ClassMates Brief items to keep your classmates informed about important changes in your lives.