Past Events

  • July 5, 2018 • 9 AM – 4 PM
  • Medical School Campus, Olin Gym

We encourage all eligible donors to come out for our final summer blood drive, featuring a variety of times to fit your schedule. All eligible staff, faculty, and students are encouraged to participate in this effort to replenish the region’s blood supply. Blood is particularly needed around the fourth of July holiday. If you haven’t donated […]

  • June 27, 2018 • 9 AM – 4 PM
  • Danforth University Center, Room 276

We encourage all eligible donors to come out for our second summer blood drive, featuring a variety of times to fit your schedule. All eligible staff, faculty, and students are encouraged to participate in this effort to replenish the region’s blood supply. Blood is particularly needed around the fourth of July holiday. If you haven’t donated […]

  • June 19, 2018 • 9 AM – 4 PM

We encourage all eligible donors to come out for our first summer blood drive, featuring two locations and a variety of times to fit your schedule. All eligible staff, faculty, and students are encouraged to participate in this effort to replenish the region’s blood supply. Blood is particularly needed around the fourth of July holiday. If […]

  • April 19, 2018 • 5:30 PM – 7 PM

Please join a team from the Gephardt Institute at the Skandalaris Center for dinner and a community of practice to meet, learn from, and problem solve with other student groups.

  • April 15, 2018 • 12 AM – 12 AM

The Gephardt Institute’s Civic Engagement Fund cultivates community engagement initiatives that strengthen communities. Three grant categories are available for the upcoming deadline: St. Louis Projects Grants, Community-Engaged Teaching Grants, and Small Change Grants. All members of the WashU community may request funding and support for their proposed initiatives. Learn more here.

  • April 13, 2018 • 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Gephardt Institute Suite (DUC 150)

Join students and staff from the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement for a special alumni reception to learn about our current initiatives and programming focused on civic engagement and community service. To RSVP, click here.

  • April 4, 2018 • 9 AM – 9 PM
  • Locations Vary

We encourage all eligible donors to come out for the second University-Wide Blood Drive of the year, featuring 7 locations and a variety of times to fit your schedule. All students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to participate in this effort to replenish the region’s blood supply. If you haven’t donated before, give it a try! Appointments are […]

  • March 22, 2018 • 5:30 PM – 7 PM

Please join a team from the Gephardt Institute at the Skandalaris Center for dinner and a community of practice to meet, learn from, and problem solve with other student groups.

  • March 6, 2018 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • DUC 150

The Gephardt Institute is accepting applications for the 2018 Goldman Fellows Program, which provides $5,000 summer stipends for continuing undergraduate students who secure unpaid internships at nonprofit, community, or governmental organizations in the St. Louis region. Through the program’s cohort experience, Goldman Fellows are supported by a network of peers and staff as they embark […]

  • February 15, 2018 • 5:30 PM – 7 PM

Please join a team from the Gephardt Institute at the Skandalaris Center for dinner and a community of practice to meet, learn from and problem solve with other student groups.

  • February 7, 2018 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • DUC 276

Eric Scroggins ’01 began his career in education teaching middle school science as part of Teach For America. He has since held several roles on Teach For America’s staff. Most recently as Chief Strategy & Program Officer, he helped to define and implement a strategy to maximize its impact at scale. He is now back […]

  • January 30, 2018 • 9 AM – 9 PM
  • Locations Vary

We encourage all eligible donors to come out for the first University-Wide Blood Drive of the year, featuring 7 locations and a variety of times to fit your schedule. All students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to participate in this effort to replenish the region’s blood supply. If you haven’t donated before, give it a try! Appointments are […]

  • January 17 – 24, 2018
  • DUC 150 - Gephardt Institute Conference Room

The Civic Scholars Program is a two-year intensive civic leadership development program that includes four semesters of coursework and a $5,000 stipend to complete a substantial summer project at the national or international level. Sophomores apply in the spring of each year. Come to drop-in hours in the Gephardt Institute Suite (DUC 150) to learn more about the […]

  • November 15, 2017
  • Various Locations

On November 15, come out for our final university-wide blood drive of the year, featuring 7 locations and a variety of times to fit your schedule.  All eligible students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to participate in this effort to replenish the region’s blood supply. If you haven’t donated before, give it a try! Appointments are strongly encouraged […]

  • October 31, 2017 • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • DUC 150

You are invited to a special discussion with Washington University alumna Yaala Muller, ’17. Yaala graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences this May, with a major in International and Area Studies. While at WashU, she was a Rodriguez Scholar, a Gephardt Institute Civic Scholar, and a Resident Advisor. Currently, she attends the Clinton School of […]

  • October 26, 2017 • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • DUC 150

You are invited to a special “Meet the Leader” session with Greg Perlstein, Senior Director, Growth & Marketing, at DoSomething.org. DoSomething.org is the largest global organization for young people and social impact, with over 5.5 million members worldwide taking action to make positive change. In his role, Greg leads growth for DoSomething’s consulting division (TMI […]

  • September 15, 2017 • 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Paraquad Health and Wellness Center, 5200 Berthold Ave, 63110

Join WashU’s Social Enterprise and Innovation Competition (SEIC) kick-off event on Friday, September 15. The event will honor and recognize the 2016-2017 SEIC award participants, highlight the vision for the SEIC moving forward, and launch the 2017-2018 SEIC cohort. For more details and to register, click here. The SEIC also has applications online (seic.wustl.edu) for entrepreneurs interested […]

  • September 12, 2017
  • Time and locations vary

WashU’s first University-Wide Blood Drive of the year will be on September 12. More information on signing up to donate and volunteering can be found here.

  • September 6, 2017 • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
  • DUC 248

An information session for students interested in volunteering with the WashU Votes voter engagement team will be held on September 6. Learn more by contacting Cara Johnson.

  • September 5, 2017 • 7 PM – 8 PM
  • DUC 236

Learn more about tutoring and mentoring local K-12 students by attending our information sessions on September 5 and September 7. Each One Teach One applications can be found here and are due by September 13 at 5pm. K-12 Connections Program applications can be found online here and are due by September 20 at 5pm.

  • September 1, 2017 • 4:30 PM – 6 PM
  • Mudd Field

Stop by our table at the student activities fair and learn about our full range of programs and initiatives.

  • August 31, 2017 • 4 PM – 6 PM
  • South 40 Clock Tower

Stop by to meet representatives from 60 community service focused student groups and organizations at the Community Service Fair this Thursday, August 31. Information on student groups can be found here.

  • August 30, 2017 • 5 PM – 7 PM
  • Bear's Den

Sign up for one of the 16 excursions offered for Meet St. Louis at the Gephardt Institute table at Bear’s Den from 5-7pm. More information on the programs can be found here, and please come to registration with an idea of what programs you are interested in.

  • April 13, 2017 • 6 PM
  • Brown Lounge, Brown Hall

The Brown School Alumni Board and the Gephardt Institute invite you to a screening of Hunger in America, a powerful documentary tackling the hunger epidemic in America. The film will be followed by a thoughtful discussion featuring: Lindy Drew, MSW/MPH ’16, Humans of St. Louis Co-Founder Judith Coyman, Director of Community Relations, Operation Food Search. RSVP […]

  • April 13, 2017 • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • DUC 234

This event will introduce participants to online tools available for political and community organizing. Panelists will present a set of free tools for purposes ranging from graphic design to power analysis and asset mapping. Tools will be presented in their broader political and social context, and panelists will provide concrete examples of how these tools have been employed in […]

  • April 3, 2017 • 5 PM

The Goldman Fellows Program is a unique opportunity for undergraduates to spend a summer in St. Louis with other WashU students who care about the St. Louis community. The program supports undergraduates who secure unpaid summer internships at nonprofit, community, or governmental organizations in the St. Louis region. Goldman Fellows receive $5000 summer stipends for community-based […]

  • March 24, 2017 • 12 PM – 1:30 PM
  • DUC 276

Community-Engaged Teaching (CET) is a powerful way to integrate real-world experiences into your courses, while connecting your work to the St. Louis community.  In this workshop, faculty will learn the nuts and bolts of CET pedagogy, hear about CET experiences from a panel of faculty, a student, and a community partner, and learn about resources […]

  • March 9, 2017 • 1 PM – 4 PM
  • Brown 100

Thursday, March 9 Brown 100, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. with reception to follow The political rise of Donald Trump, and his ascendancy into the presidency, represents one of the most surprising and contentious events in American history. In this symposium, we will consider these dynamics from a number of distinct but related interdisciplinary perspectives, […]

  • March 8, 2017 • 11:59 PM

Students who live in St. Louis city are encouraged to participate in the upcoming primary and general elections.  For the first time in 16 years, St. Louis will elect a new mayor as well as select school board members for the recently re-accredited St. Louis Public Schools. The deadline to register as a voter for […]

  • March 8, 2017 • 4 PM
  • DUC 248

The Goldman Fellows Program is a unique opportunity for undergraduates to spend a summer in St. Louis with other WashU students who care about the St. Louis community. The program supports undergraduates who secure unpaid summer internships at nonprofit, community, or governmental organizations in the St. Louis region. Goldman Fellows receive $5000 summer stipends for […]