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.

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.

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.

2018 AWF Graduate Student Awards

The Association of Women Faculty (AWF) will select up to six recipients from among the schools of the Danforth campus for the annual graduate student awards. The awards are designed to recognize academic excellence and leadership potential among women students in the second year of graduate school or beyond. Nomination letters should comment on the strengths […]

Teaching Center Workshops

Two upcoming workshops for faculty: Teaching Critical Thinking (2/22/2018) and Fostering Civil Discourse in the Classroom (2/27/2018); co-sponsored by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion).