Celebrating the Past, Ready for the Future
Class Acts is a series that recognizes our students who are changing the world through research, service and innovation.
In the days before 9/11, Luis Lopez-Blazquez would explore the airfields of Miami International Airport with his father, a civil engineer there.
Doctoral candidate in anthropology Helina Woldekiros’ research on ancient salt caravans in her native Ethiopia brings her to the Danakil Depression, among the hottest and lowest places on Earth.
Shortly after graduation, Brittaney Bethea, who will receive her master’s degree in public health from the Brown School, will move back to her hometown of Atlanta, Ga., to work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Andrew Skalman’s positive outlook fuels success on and off the field.
“Architecture is something that people take for granted,” said Michael Savala, a senior architecture major in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts.
Tim Cooney grew up in St. Louis and rarely had a place where his friends could gather and play a pick-up game of basketball.
Kuumba is an online media platform showcasing Washington University’s creative community.
Maximiliaan “Maxim” Schillebeeckx is a founding member of The Biotechnology and Life Science Advising Group (BALSA), a nonprofit led by Washington University graduate students and postdoctoral students.
There’s no shortage of competition in the T-shirt market, but student entrepreneurs and Fresh Prints founders Josh Arbit and Jacob Goodman have carved out a profitable niche by focusing on custom apparel for college students.
A roll of cookie dough is no more secure in a disposable bag than a backpack. And water is no cooler from a plastic bottle than a box.
If you saw any pictures from the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative University at Arizona State University, there was the Brown School’s De Andrea Nichols onstage opening night, among a group of five students selected from a large pool of participants for their exemplary projects.
Happiness doesn’t just happen, said senior Austin Spurlock, founder of campus positivity group Do One Thing (DOT). It takes a good attitude, a generous spirit and, sometimes, bubble wrap.