Faculty & Staff

Engineering for Others

By myralopez on January 10, 2015 in Engineering, Faculty & Staff

While many college students headed home for the holidays, a group of six students and two mentors from Washington University in St. Louis instead boarded a plane bound for Ethiopia. The students, all members of the Engineers Without Borders Washington University (EWB-WU) student chapter, traveled...

mySci goes nationwide at NSTA

By myralopez on January 6, 2015 in Faculty & Staff, Science, Workshop

Science teachers from across the United States gathered at three regional National Science Teacher Association (NSTA) conferences this past fall to collaborate and learn best practices in science education. At each of these conferences, staff from the Institute for School Partnership (ISP) at Was...

ISP welcomes two new staff members

By myralopez on November 25, 2014 in Faculty & Staff

As the Institute for School Partnership expands to serve more of the K-12 community in St. Louis, two new team members join the efforts. Jim Peltz applied for the position of warehouse assistant for the MySci program after hearing about it from a friend. MySci works with many under-resourced and ...

mySci recognized as STEM education leader

By myralopez on November 1, 2014 in Faculty & Staff, mySci, Science

The Institute for School Partnership (ISP) at Washington University in St. Louis gained new recognition for its effective and innovative programming in STEM education. In May 2014, Spirit of St. Louis held an Air Show and STEM Expo, where performing legends The Blue Angels and interactive display...

Kimberly Weaver joins the ISP as engineering educator

By myralopez on July 28, 2014 in Faculty & Staff, mySci

The Institute for School Partnership is pleased to welcome Kimberly R. Weaver, PE, to a new engineering educator position. As she gets started, Kim will be working with ISP school partners to implement engineering projects embedded within new mySci units. Kim holds degrees in both civil and envir...