Students win top prize in GlobalHack competition

Seven current and former WUSTL students, collectively known as “The Force,” took home the top prize of $50,000 during the GlobalHack event.

Kuumba goes “unrehearsed”

The “Unrehearsed” project is about instinct, impulse, and inspiration between strangers.

Chasing the Cup

Epi Squared, a student-team finalist in the Olin Cup business plan competition, is developing a device to ease epileptic seizures.

Sam Fox School alum wins fashion grant

Jordana Warmflash, BFA ’07, is one of the recipients of a $25,000 Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation award to help showcase her designs at New York’s Fall 2014 Fashion Week.

Arvidson celebrates 10 years of Opportunity Mars mission

Ray Arvidson, PhD, deputy principal investigator of the dual-rover mission, delivers whirlwind tour of the rover’s adventures and discoveries.

Chess championships return to St. Louis

St. Louis has firmly planted itself as the defacto home of chess. This marks the sixth consecutive year the U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship will be held in St. Louis.

NPR host highlights celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration at WUSTL will include a number of free events, from lectures to performances.

Alumnus Jim McKelvey talks about tech startups on Bloomberg TV

Jim McKelvey, AB/BS ’87, co-founder of Square Inc., talks about the outlook for the technology startups in St. Louis.

Top 10 Images of 2013

As the new year begins, WUSTL Photographer James Byard shares his top 10 images of 2013.

The brain, in exquisite detail

Deanna Barch is one of the researchers at Washington University working on the first interactive wiring diagram of the living, working human brain.

Jason Wang’s Xi’an Famous Foods has lines out the door

Serving hearty comfort food from the central China city of Xi’an, chef and owner Jason Wang, BSBA ’09, has opened additional restaurant locations.


Bears fans had a lot to cheer about during the fall season, including three UAA championship teams: women’s soccer, men’s cross country and football.

Carrick covers lunches, finals, and traveling

Learn about the ins and outs of being a sophomore architecture student from Carrick’s blog.

A Career That Fits to a T

Ben Kiel, BFA ’01, has turned a love of letters into a niche profession. Kiel, who recently played a pivotal role in updating the look of The New Yorker, shares his experiences.

State-of-the-art secondary ion mass spectrometer installed on campus

The instrument, called the Cameca SIMS ims7f-geo, is one of three secondary ion mass spectrometers (SIMS) in the world.

Danica’s goal: Achieving environmental justice through impactful legislation

After completing a course on environmental justice issues, Junior Danica Yu interned at the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) on Capitol Hill.

The Stereotypes: Rocking out on campus

The all-male a cappella ensemble released a new four-song EP featuring the hit songs “Radioactive” and “Some Nights.”

Joshua Aiken named Rhodes Scholar

Senior Joshua Aiken was one of 32 Americans chosen as a Rhodes Scholar. Aiken plans to study the refugee experience.