WashU students, faculty and staff inspire, teach and serve as a role models for success in public, private and charter school classrooms across the region.
In “Explore and Contribute,” students from across the university create curricula and then teach elementary students hands-on problem-solving projects revolving around issues like climate change and homelessness.
Talented high school students from rural communities in Missouri and southern Illinois lived and learned at Washington University in St. Louis, where they discovered more about life on campus and in St. Louis.
Launched in 2014, WashU’s College Prep Program is a free, immersive learning experience that prepares talented local high school students for college life.
The students represent public, private and charter schools from across the region. As College Prep scholars, they will study in Washington University laboratories and studios, attend classes led by university faculty and learn the skills needed to thrive in college. Rising sophomores and juniors will attend two weeks of activities on campus; rising seniors will […]
High school senior Marye’ Jones got two big surprises Monday: a letter of admissioon to WashU, her dream school, and a WashU Pledge scholarship award, which will cover tuition, housing, books and more. Jones, of St. Louis, was among 700 students admitted through the early decision process.
WashU students in the Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering collaborated with the School District of University City and St. Louis Aquarium Foundation to provide fifth-grade students with a hands-on water education program.
Washington University in St. Louis has admitted 50 rising high school sophomores to its ninth cohort of the innovative College Prep Program, a multiyear initiative that prepares high-achieving students with limited financial resources for college.
About 50 high school students from the St. Louis region gathered online Feb. 27 to test their knowledge of the brain and to learn about neuroscience research and careers at the St. Louis Area Brain Bee, an annual event hosted by Washington University.
In 2014, Washington University began the College Prep Program to help talented St. Louis students with limited financial resources thrive in college. Six members of the first cohort just graduated from WashU.
One of the priorities of the ISP is assisting faculty to engage with the K-12 school community. These faculty collaboration efforts include support of faculty-led workshops and speaking engagements, recruitment of teachers for teacher-researcher partnerships and recruitment of students for lab research experiences and events.