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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.

Stephen Beverley

WashU Faculty

Stephen Beverley

Marvin A. Brennecke Professor and head of the Department of Molecular Microbiology

on parasite virology

“This is not what we were aiming to study, but you follow where the data goes.”

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Sean Joe

WashU Faculty

Sean Joe

Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development

on black adolescent mental health

“Ongoing efforts are needed to address disparities in the educational experiences of black youth.”

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