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Student Spotlight: Holly Sprowl
Our undergraduates inspire us every day with their passion and desire to learn. Case in point: Holly Sprow, a graduating senior in biology and psychology. During her years at Washington University, she tackled questions such as: Are there better ways to diagnose epilepsy? How can we help people overcome depression more quickly and effectively? Her research took her abroad to Denmark and Germany during her junior year.
Alumni Spotlight: Joe Madison
Joe Madison, AB '71, is a groundbreaking radio personality and civil rights activist. Known as “The Black Eagle,” Joe can be heard weekday mornings on SiriusXM’s Urban View. In 2015, Joe set a Guinness World Record for the longest on-air broadcast, 52 hours, which raised more than $200,000 for the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Faculty Spotlight: Adia Harvey Wingfield
Adia Harvey Wingfield, professor in the Department of Sociology, studies the intersection of race, work and sociology. In addition to writing regularly about such matters for The Atlantic, she has written numerous scholarly articles and books, including No More Invisible Man: Race and Gender in Men’s Work.
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The Parking & Transportation team will roll out a new long term parking strategy starting July 1, 2017. The purpose of the new plan will help WashU better allocate current and future parking resources across campus, address key weaknesses in the current plan, and enhance alternative transportation during construction on the east end of the Danforth Campus.Read more
First year undergraduate students from all disciplines in Arts & Sciences are encouraged to apply for the Dean James E. McLeod Freshman Writing Prize by submitting an original research paper that explores some aspect of race, gender and/or identity. Papers can be submitted through self-nomination or by instructors. The winner will receive a framed certificate of award, $250, and the possibility of publishing his or her work.Read more
Remember to nominate a staff member for the Arts & Sciences Outstanding Staff Awards before July 1. These awards are presented annually to non-teaching personnel who make significant contributions to the effectiveness of the teaching, advising, counseling, and research efforts in Arts & Sciences.Read more