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  • Morgan DeBaun

    Alumni Spotlight

    Morgan DeBaun

    CEO of Blavity

    Morgan DeBaun co-founded Blavity, a news and entertainment website featuring stories told from a black point of view.

  • Jennifer R. Smith

    Faculty Spotlight

    Jennifer R. Smith

    Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and Professor of Earth & Planetary Science​s

    Dean Smith is responsible for the university’s liberal arts curriculum as well as every phase of student life, from admission through graduation and onward.

  • Rob Morgan Portrait

    Faculty Spotlight

    Robert Mark Morgan

    Teaching Professor of Drama, Director of the Beyond Boundaries Program

    Director of the Beyond Boundaries program and recipient of the 2018 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award.

  • Maya Wong Portrait

    Alumni Spotlight

    Maya Wong

    Project Engineer

    When #WashU18 grad Maya Wong stepped onto the job site of Jubel Hall as a project engineer for McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. she had zero first-day jitters – she had been there before.

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News & Announcements

  • Chancellor Martin’s Inauguration

    In case you missed it, check out this video recapping some of the sights and sounds of Andrew Martin’s Inauguration on the campus of Washington University — the first in nearly a quarter-century.

  • Fall 2019 WashU Webinar Series

    Learn more about WashU, our city – St. Louis, and hear tips on the application process from students, staff, and faculty.

  • WashU Pledge

    Chancellor Andrew D. Martin announced the WashU Pledge, a bold new financial aid program that will provide a free undergraduate education to incoming, full-time Missouri and southern Illinois students who are Pell Grant eligible or from families with annual incomes of $75,000 or less.