Sharing Best Practices

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​​​​Initiative to improve college readiness launched​

By WashU on February 16, 2016 in Sharing Best Practices

In response to the Ferguson Commission’s call to improve college access, Washington University in St. Louis has launched the College Readiness and Pipeline Initiative. Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton says the initiative supports the university’s commitment to both serve the St. Louis community and to increase socio-economic diversity on campus.

Weaver presents at STEM Summit

By WashU on February 5, 2016 in Sharing Best Practices

In a world of evolving technologies and complex problems, training children as young as kindergartners to think like engineers may be the key to helping them prepare for the future, says Kimberly Weaver, engineering educator at Washington University’s Institute for School Partnership (ISP).