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US and University flags at half-staff: In memory of Barbara Bush

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.

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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.

Will Ross

WashU Faculty

Will Ross

Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

on understanding and treating underserved patients

“All students benefit from learning about public health, and not just from a clinical perspective. It teaches compassion and empathy. This is part of our moral responsibility as a medical school.”

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Patty Heyda

WashU Faculty

Patty Heyda

Associate professor in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts

on rebuilding the American city

“In my work, I try to understand and visualize the social, economic and political priorities that are really shaping our cities.”

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