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.
St. Louis student surprised with WashU Pledge scholarship
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.
Students brings water education to elementary students
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’s College Prep Program welcomes ninth cohort
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.
St. Louis students compete at annual Brain Bee
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.
Prep School — Ready for college, Ready for the world
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.
Through ISP, WashU faculty share their passion with K-12 schools
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.
McKelvey Engineering hosts more than 300 K-12 students at STEAM Academy summer camp
The McKelvey School of Engineering hosted 15 K-12 students on campus and more than 300 virtually as part of the BrightPath STEAM Academy Summer Camp July 23. During the day-long event, campers toured Engineering facilities and labs, met faculty and learned more about careers in STEM.
Washington University’s College Prep Program welcomes eighth cohort
Washington University in St. Louis has admitted 47 rising high school sophomores to its innovative College Prep Program, a multiyear initiative that prepares high-achieving students with limited financial resources for college.
Partnering with PBS: ISP and Nine Network work together to educate students amid pandemic
The Institute for School Partnership at Washington University in St. Louis has partnered with the St. Louis PBS station Nine Network (KETC/Channel 9) to create and produce on-air math and science classroom lessons through the “Teaching in Room 9” series.
WashU student leverages her experiences as both client and provider of disability resources to help local children
December graduate Dani Wilder is helping local students through the WashU Tutoring Initiative, a network of 130 K-12 student tutors who lead online lessons in math, science, languages and more for both typical learners and those with learning or physical disabilities.