Students Reflect on Urban Immersion Experiences in St. Louis

Over spring break, fourteen Washington University students chose to stay in the St. Louis area and participate in Urban Immersion, an intensive five-day service trip exploring poverty, socioeconomic disparity, community relationships, neighborhood culture, and St. Louis history. In collaboration with Gephardt Institute staff and community partners, participants engaged in one of two trip options; one […]

K-12 Ambassador Spotlight: Aysswarya Manoharan


K-12 Connections is a partnership of the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, the Institute for School Partnership, and the Office of Government and Community Relations. It connects the Washington University community with volunteer opportunities involving high-needs urban school districts in the St. Louis area, primarily through classroom field trips to campus for enrichment experiences and exposure to college […]

In the News: City Faces Hosts Student Art Show

Since its inception in 1994, City Faces has worked to provide educational and life skills to children through interaction with University students. Read the Student Life’s full article here.

In the News: 15 WashU Students Selected to Attend CGI U

Founded by the Clinton Global Initiative, an initiative of the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, CGI U supports projects that advance five focus areas: education, environmental sustainability, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation and public health. Read the Record’s full article here.