While a high school student in Bloomington, Indiana, Hayley Chrzastowski set her sights on two long-term goals: She wanted to work in Africa, and she wanted to become an occupational therapist.
Greg Orf was an undergraduate studying biochemistry when a random assignment about solar energy altered his course.
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.
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.
As an artist, senior Tucker Pierce explores the intentional construction of identity and what happens when it encounters the surrounding world. As cofounder of Westminster Press, Pierce is hoping to create both metaphoric and literal space for artists from marginalized communities.
Campus leader Seiko Shastri changed Washington University in St. Louis during her time here. Now, she’s poised to change St. Louis.
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.
WU-SLAM veteran and Washington University in St. Louis senior Sam Lai offers that advice to all slam poetry novices. Slam poetry, he says, should be intense, dynamic, maybe even embarrassing.
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.
Chicago to Seattle. Seattle to Hawaii. Hawaii to Christmas Island. Christmas Island to Fiji. Fiji to South Tarawa.