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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.

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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.

Leading Together Campaign

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.

Henry Schvey

WashU Faculty

Henry Schvey

Professor of Drama and Comparative Literature

on drama

“Drama is storytelling, and fiction is storytelling, and memoir is storytelling — effectively and economically. Directing is also storytelling. So much art is about telling a story.”

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Nancy Staudt

WashU Faculty

Nancy Staudt

Dean, School of Law

on supporting women in the legal profession

“The dip in women students was disconcerting. We stepped up our efforts to help women considering law school with their career goals, notably increasing the number of women students at WashULaw.”

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