An appreciation of the rule of law

The Hon. Shirley Padmore Mensah, JD ’95, developed a love for the law after escaping a coup in her native Liberia.

African Film Festival 2018

March 23 – 25, 2018 at 7:00pm. Matinee for youth, Saturday, March 24 at 3:00pm in Brown Hall, Room 100.

Schedule of All Recognition Ceremonies

In addition to the university-wide Commencement ceremony, each of our schools and colleges holds a separate ceremony recognizing each individual student.

3rd Annual Trailblazers Recognition Ceremony

The Trailblazers award acknowledges, commemorates and celebrates the contributions that Black alumni, faculty and staff have made to Washington University and broader communities.

Chancellor Wrighton’s convocation address to the Class of 2021

“We must also confront the reality that there are people who have embraced ideological views that are truly abhorrent. The United States of America allied with many other nations to confront Nazism in the 1940s. Today, we must have the courage to confront the neo-Nazism movement that threatens us from within, not just from abroad.” Read full text.

Staff Common Reading Program

Sign up to join one of the many Staff Common Reading Program book group discussions happening across the university today.