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STEM TQ facilitator Leon Sharpe (center) listens to Ameren renewable energy expert Patrick Justis explain the science behind electric vehicles.

ISP has 3 new hires

The Institute for School Partnership (ISP) is delighted to announce the addition of three new staff members. Growing up, Melanie Turnage was the kid who would take apart her radio …Read more.

Rising seniors (from left) Katelyn Watts of Louisiana High School, Madyson Silver of Maplewood Richmond Heights High School and Heaven Guerin of Pattonville High School performed Motown hits with Provost Holden Thorp at the farewell celebration for the first cohort of the College Prep program, a multiyear initiative that prepares low-income and first-generation students for college. Thorp taught a college credit course for the students this summer. (Photo: Jerry Naunheim Jr./Washington University)
Feb 14, 2014 - Sapna Dharmar works in the Dixit biology lab. James Byard/WUSTL Photos
Madison Cannon, a 2014 graduate of Washington University with degrees in physics and math, both in Arts & Sciences, leads a lesson in physics for Girls Inc. Eureka! participants.  (Photo: Joe Angeles/Washington University)

Top evolution resources

For many K-12 educators, the topic of evolution can be an intimidating one. However, as the foundation of biology, evolution is a crucial subject to address in the science classroom. That’s …Read more.


ISP names new assistant director

After four years of tremendous growth, the Institute for School Partnership (ISP) names Rachel Ruggirello as the new assistant director. With the expansion of many ISP initiatives, including MySci from …Read more.

K-12 Ambassador

Connecting K-12 students to college

Dog walking, visiting the children’s hospital, and mentoring local students. For Laura Motard, a sophomore majoring in Neuroscience at Washington University in St. Louis, volunteering has always been an important …Read more.