Helping in the Classroom

Ken Zheng

As a freshman, Ken Zheng, a computer science student in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, founded Making Music Matters, which offered free violin lessons to students in one local school.

Voices that inspire

Caroline Fish

It was an interest in law and social work that led Caroline Fish to a Brown School practicum in the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of Missouri, but it is an interest in stopping gender-based violence and human trafficking that is leading Fish to continue her work on a volunteer basis long after the practicum ended.

Improving the quality of life

Sarah Kay Hendred

Anjali Nigam and Sarah Kay Hendred, both graduate students in the Program in Occupational Therapy at the School of Medicine, have volunteered their skills to help people from other countries improve their quality of life.

Combining friendship with service

Alpha Phi Omega

Every year, APO members donate some 6,000 hours to community service initiatives on and off campus.

Choosing service for winter break

Allie Harris - Program in Physical Therapy

During winter break, Allie Harris helped organize a mission trip to Guatemala for third-year students in the Program in Physical Therapy at the School of Medicine.

Advocating for juvenile justice

The law calls them thieves, addicts, even murderers. But to Rose McCarty, the detainees at St. Louis’ Juvenile Detention Center are just kids.

For the Kids

Mike McLaughlin - Hike4Kids

Mike McLaughlin hiked more than 2,500 miles to raise money for children.

True Dedication

WashULaw - Public Service

Service is an integral component of a Washington University legal education.