Washington University is a community that is both personal and driven, for those who push the boundaries of what it means to learn, a place where people matter and serious work is done.
We are Washington University in St. Louis.
We are a community where you can be an individual and achieve exceptional things. We are committed to learning and exploration, to discovery and impact.
A Lasting Impact
Together, we are investing in the future, driven by a passion for excellence and the desire to benefit our community, our nation and our world.
We are driven to meet the world’s challenges.
Washington University is a place where you can push the boundaries of what it means to learn. We are enriched by wide-ranging exploration and inspired by big ideas as we create new knowledge for an ever-changing world.
Vital issues facing industrialized nations offer opportunities for collaborationRead on …
Encouraging diversity in the neurosciences through a national pipeline programRead on …
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Creating healthier and more sustainable cities of the futureRead on …
R. Marie Griffith
Director of John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics
on religion and politics
“More and more, people consume only the news media that match their beliefs, which leads to isolation. If we are to hold together as a nation, we must move beyond that.”
Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters
“Today, if you want to be a first-class university, you have to cultivate a diversity of interests, experiences and approaches as well as a diversity of faculty and students.”