civic scholars

Rise Up: Civic Scholar Alumnus Focuses on a More Equitable St. Louis

By giadmin on February 15, 2017

2016 Civic Scholar Carrick Reddin shares his reflections on the role of mentorship and community while at WashU and now as a citizen of St. Louis.  “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.”                               […]

Civic Scholars IdeaBounce

By Kimberly on September 16, 2016

Save the Date: Our class of 2018 Civic Scholars will participate in an IdeaBounce on October 27. More details to come soon.

1,000 Hours with Gephardt

By giadmin on August 10, 2016

Rachel Sumption, AB Islamic Studies ’16, has connected WU tutors with St. Louis charter schools as our Each One Teach One Coordinator, and explored a lifetime of advocacy as a Civic Scholar. Here, she reflects on her experience with the Gephardt Institute weeks before traveling to Rabat, Morocco ...


In the News: Fail Better: Kierstan Carter

By giadmin on February 15, 2016

A new series titled “Fail Better” showcases Washington University faculty, staff and students who have failed big, sometimes in very public, humiliating ways. And yet, their so-called failure has brought surprising rewards. The latest interview in the series profiles Gephardt Institut...