Sherman (third from left) presents Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton with this year’s senior gift, a pair of double-breasted pajamas, at the Chancellor’s Dinner at the America’s Center. Sherman is joined by fellow senior officers Jack Krewson (left) and Marli Komarek.[/caption] Washington University in St. Louis senior class president Jeremy Sherman knows what’s next — a […]
Category: 2015 Achieving Excellence
Dual degrees: Mother and daughter will graduate together
Kirsten Smith, longtime executive administrative assistant to the vice chancellor for students, and her daughter, senior Kirinne Slaughter, both will graduate Friday from Washington University in St. Louis.
Wash U Wash owners share why they love laundry biz
To Wash U Wash owner Jack Feldman, there are two types of clothes. Not formal or casual. Not cheap or pricey. Just dirty and clean.
Sarah Ettinger: Vintage style meets 21st-century technique
Sierra Williams (left) of Centro Models wears an evening gown designed by senior Sarah Ettinger, who will join Kate Spade in New York this summer. Photo by Jennifer Silverberg
Turning pro: Two WashU Bears about to embark on professional careers — on the court and on the field
Of the 460,000 athletes competing in three levels of NCAA sports, only a small fraction of them will get to compete beyond college — and most of them are men making the jump from Division I to the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS and Major League Baseball.
Law student makes most of his time here
Third-year law student Jonathan Adair applied to Washington University in St. Louis late in his search process and made a last-minute decision to attend. Now the Chicago native, who took advantage of myriad educational and service opportunities during his time at WashU, can’t imagine wanting to go anywhere else.
Thinking on Her Feet
Samantha Gaitsch, a senior majoring in dance and in psychology, both in Arts & Sciences, performed with company-in-residence The Slaughter Project at Edison Theatre at Washington University in St. Louis.
Two-time national champion Cheadle found balance between competitive running, academics
This March, Lucy Cheadle, a senior in chemical engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, stood atop a podium after earning a gold medal in the women’s 5,000-meter run at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field championship meet.
Schmidt brings ‘listening ear’ to his writing
John Schmidt, a senior in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, is the white playwright behind Black Anthology. In past productions, Schmidt has tackled profiling, post-racial politics, bias within the black community and the insidious ways prejudice persists on college campuses.
Saxophonist, biology major Schefkind first student to headline Jazz at Holmes
Saxophonist Adam Schefkind, a student at Washington University in St. Louis, is not big on banter.