Involvevolve Washington UniversityStudents from Washington University in St. Louis spent part of the Labor Day weekend volunteering on St. Louis-area public service projects, including sorting books, painting and cleaning at KIPP Victory Charter School in St. Louis Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Shivani Desai (left) and Michelle Hillsman work to clean the grounds of the school.

Photo by Sid Hastings / WUSTL PhotosWashington University in St. Louis Associate Professor Of Architecture Bob Hansman addresses members of the  Leadership Through Service program on the history of race relations in St. Louis during a visit to Ivory Perry Park in north St. Louis Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

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July 23, 2015 -Kierstan Carter maps areas near the Delmar Loop.
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In the News: Gephardt Turns Ten

By giadmin on August 25, 2015

WashU’s Record features the Gephardt Institute and previews new initiatives such as Meet St. Louis, the Civic Engage...

  • November 2, 2015 • 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Emerson Auditorium, Bauer Hall

WU-community-counts-map2View a snapshot and interactive search of civic engagement and community service initiatives undertaken by the WashU community. Please note: This is an ongoing process and is not a complete representation.

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