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Students Reflect on Urban Immersion Experiences in St. Louis

By Lydia on May 2, 2017

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 ...

WashU Up-Close: “Is there Food Insecurity on WashU’s Campus?”

By Jennifer on April 13, 2017

On Thursday, April 20, participate in a discussion with leaders of campus ministries, campus food providers, and campus staff members about the current and projected problem of food insecurity among our lower income students, campus employees, and students on international visas. The event will t...

Hunger in America Film Screening

By Lydia on April 6, 2017

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 Ju...

PB & Joy Makes an Impact on Child Hunger in St. Louis

By Kimberly on August 8, 2016

The Gephardt Institute partnered with Operation Food Search to lead the 6th annual PB&Joy University-Wide Food Drive this spring, collecting 21,546 pounds of food (that’s over 10 tons!) and $11,782.80 to support Operation Food Search’s mission to the heal the hurt of hunger. Students, f...