New WUSTL students get a taste of research

Over the past 22 years, nearly 400 students at Washington University have spent their summer prior to freshman year getting to know more about research through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute-sponsored Summer Scholars in Biology and Biomedical Research (SSBBR) program. High school seniors apply to this fellowship when they are applying for admission to Washington […]

WUSTL tutoring program spotlighted in St. Louis American

The WUSTL Each One Teach One program was spotlighted in the St. Louis American as part of the Newspapers in Education STEM full page insert that goes out to St. Louis area schools each week. The ISP works in partnership with the WUSTL Community Service Office to support the efforts of WUSTL undergraduates who volunteer […]

Engineers in training

ANNUAL BOEING CHALLENGE HELD MAY 3 AT WU FIELD HOUSE The event was the culmination of a six-month-long project that began in November when the students visited Boeing to receive instructions from a Boeing mentor along with materials for their hand-held gliders. “This competition really helps students think about the principles of flight and design,” […]

Science Teachers Take on Hot Topics

Despite cool spring temperatures, April proved to be a “hot” month for the nearly 40 middle and high school science teachers who attended two Hot Topics Workshops, one on Wind Energy and one on Biomass Energy. Sponsored by HHMI and WUSTL’s Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center, these workshops on sustainable energy sources provide teachers with hands-on, […]