Washington University MBA student Markie Culver is driven by a desire to make a positive impact in the world. Culver is founder of The Women’s Bakery, a social enterprise that trains East African women to build, operate, manage and sustain their own bakeries, empowering them to invest in their health, their families and their communities. […]
Not a lot of people want to talk about it, but in much of the developing world, one of the top barriers to girls’ education is the lack of access to safe, private toilets. In fact, in many areas it’s the number one cause of school absenteeism, ahead of malaria and other diseases. In the […]
A discussion with former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen J. Hadley, moderated by Jon Sawyer, Executive Director of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting took place on February 8 in Graham Chapel on the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis. Secretary Albright and Stephen Hadley were co-chairs […]
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Transparency about the inherent risks of this type of pension system, as well as acknowledging that the government will probably have to step up to provide minimum pensions is key.
WashU social venture WOOTA (Water Out Of Thin Air) wins Engineering Discovery Competition (EDC) for building a device that turns humidity in the air into clean drinking water.
NSF-funded mission assesses ‘invisible’ damage to culture, communities.
John Bowen’s Social Studies of Institutions program brings students interested in the study of institutions together to form physical and intellectual networks.
Baugh is working on a project titled “Linguistics in Pursuit of Justice” that will examine legal cases involving discrimination based on language use.
WashU expert, Elzbieta Sklodowska, has questions and cautions the island nation as diplomatic relations thaw.