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For 20 summers now, students of all ages and from all walks of life have gathered on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis to write, read, write, read and write some more. The Summer Writers Institute, an intensive, two-week writing seminar that is part summer camp, part MFA-level instruction, is thriving after two decades.


Images captured in and around the Washington University campuses.


At the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees meeting May 1, several faculty members were appointed with tenure or promoted with tenure, effective July 1 unless otherwise indicated.

​​Now in its second year, Washington University in St. Louis' College Prep Program prepares talented, low-income high school students for college. This year's cohort of 46 students represents 24 local high schools. Students made ethanol in a lab, composed stories in the university’s Writing Center and learned to kickbox​. MORE
Annual Washington University in St. Louis parking permits expire June 30. ​Permits can be renewed online or at the Parking and Transportation Services office on the North Campus. Prices for red, yellow, blue, brown, green, North Campus, Bearly Drivers, official business and evening permits have increased for the 2015-16 school year. The price for all other permits remains unchanged.MORE
​Chenyang Lu, PhD, has been named the inaugural Fullgraf Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. He was installed at a ceremony held on campus March 16.MORE
Images captured in and around the Washington University campuses.MORE
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