2015 Class Acts: Shaping the Future

The future is bright for Washington University in St. Louis’ Class of 2015. The following stories offer a sampling of where our graduates are headed now that their WUSTL adventure has drawn to a close.

Addoley Dzegede: Art of the gesture

By Liam Otten on May 12, 2015

An artwork can be an object. But for Addoley Dzegede, who will receive her Master of Fine Arts from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts May 15, it is more like a conceptual approach, one that informs sculpture, audience interactions and environmental interventions alike.

Alexandra Mei: Design, equality and planning for the future

By Liam Otten on May 12, 2015

I’m really interested in the combination of landscape and urbanism — in looking at integrated systems and environments and how they affect people on a larger scale. There's so much potential for landscape architecture today to impact issues both within and beyond the site in front of you.

Learning about the world, aiming to change it

By Elizabethe Holland Durando on April 30, 2015

With roots in another continent and a longtime interest in health and cultural issues, medical student Rahel Ghenbot felt a career in global health was a possibility.

In Great Company

By Elizabethe Holland Durando on April 20, 2015

Not many young scientists get a chance to hobnob with Nobel laureates. So Jordan McCall was elated last year to learn that he had been chosen to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting — an annual gathering of Nobel laureates and young students and researchers.