Past Events

  • 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 […]

  • February 24, 2017 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall

Ahead of the St. Louis mayoral primary on March 7, learn about priority issues such as economic opportunity, public and neighborhood safety, and public education. Director of the Clark-Fox Policy Institute Gary Parker will share opening remarks, with a reception to follow. Join moderator Tom Irwin, Executive Director of Civic Progress, and guest panelists: David […]

  • February 22, 2017 • 6 PM – 9 PM
  • Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries

For the first time in 16 years, St. Louis will be electing a new mayor. To ensure residents are well-informed on how candidates plan to address challenges facing the city and the region, a group of regional initiatives focused on creating a more racially equitable St. Louis have partnered to shift the conversation to put […]

  • February 16 – 19, 2017

WashU is hosting the 33rd annual IMPACT Conference! What is it? This is a three-day national conference with keynote speakers, workshops, and networking with fellow students, campus leaders, and nonprofit professionals dedicated to service, action, and advocacy. The IMPACT Conference is targeted toward undergraduate students and one of the only conferences of its kind in the country. Over […]

  • February 9, 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 […]

  • February 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 […]

  • February 3, 2017 • 5 PM

Do you know someone who exudes passion for service as a way of life, actively contributes to the St. Louis community, goes above and beyond the call of duty, and inspires compassion and action in others? Nominate them for the 2017 Ethic of Service Award! Nominations are due by February 3, 2017. Learn more and […]

  • February 3, 2017 • 5 PM

The K-12 Connections program is currently recruiting for its leadership team! K-12 Connections is an initiative that is committed to providing K-12 schools, teachers, and students access to the myriad of resources WUSTL has to offer through the form of on campus field trips and one-time experiences. As a K-12 Ambassador, you work on a […]

  • February 3, 2017 • 8:30 AM – 2 PM
  • University of Missouri - St. Louis, Millenium Student Center

Join colleagues and friends from area universities, local nonprofits and community organizations to discuss ways in which we can better collaborate, build community, and address the challenges in building partnerships. This free, half-day summit will take place at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL) on Friday, February 3, 2017 in the Millennium Student […]

  • January 27, 2017 • 5 PM

Explore the history and current social issues related to poverty in St. Louis during spring break Urban Immersion, a 5-day service trip. Students will explore poverty through the lens of housing and homelessness, or education. Applicants should possess an excitement to engage in St. Louis, a willingness to be uncomfortable or wrong, openness to share oneself […]

  • January 25, 2017 • 5 PM – 6 PM
  • DUC 233

The Civic Scholars Program is a two-year program that provides undergraduate students with skills and substance to foster lifelong civic engagement. Attend an information session in DUC 233 to ask questions and learn more about this unique opportunity. Applications are due Friday, February 17. Learn more and apply here!

  • January 25, 2017 • 5 PM

Each One Teach One is seeking enthusiastic tutors to build relationships, strengthen literacy skills, and foster the joy of learning. Join 200 students who make a weekly commitment to changing the lives of K-12 students who are identified as “at risk.” Applications are due Wednesday, January 25 at 5:00 p.m. Learn more and apply here!

  • January 24, 2017 • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • DUC 233

The Civic Scholars Program is a two-year program that provides undergraduate students with skills and substance to foster lifelong civic engagement. Attend an information session in DUC 233 to ask questions and learn more about this unique opportunity. Applications are due Friday, February 17. Learn more and apply here!

  • January 20, 2017 • 10 AM – 2 PM
  • DUC Tisch Commons

Join us for a viewing of the Presidential Inauguration in DUC Tisch Commons from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m hosted by Washington University Political Review. The Gephardt Institute will be tabling alongside the event for voter registration. Learn more about voter engagement efforts.