University College at Washington University in St. Louis is now the School of Continuing & Professional Studies (CAPS). The new name reflects the university’s commitment to serve adult learners of all ages and backgrounds through focused degrees and custom programs that align with the St. Louis job market. “At Washington University, we believe that education […]
When Jamie Kenyon says sustainability matters, what he means is St. Louisans matter. “The planet is going to be fine. It’s the people who will suffer if we don’t take steps to make St. Louis a more sustainable place,” said Kenyon, who is scheduled to graduate from Washington University in St. Louis in May with […]
Pre-nursing program, in partnership with Goldfarb School of Nursing, meets needs of working adults with little or no college Erica Jenkins’ path to nursing started 19 years ago in the Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. That’s where she spent day and night with her son Jaylon, a 26-week preemie who weighed less […]
Western sanctions targeting Russia have stalled Russian-Chinese energy projects in the Arctic and stymied China’s attempts to establish a foothold in the region, according to a new report by WashU former University College, now the School of Continuing & Professional Studies, students Matt Jones and Seth Stevenson, in partnership with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Through the use […]
Terri Williams, School of Continuing & Professional Studies (formerly University College) alumna and Development Manager Marian Middle School, was inducted into the 2022 class of Salute to Young Leader award recipients, along with 24 accomplished African-American professionals under age 40. Nominated by colleagues, friends, and family, they are chosen by their peers and will be […]
The perk that full-time staff members get excited about when they join Washington University: taking undergraduate for-credit courses for free and graduate for-credit courses, up to 7 units per semester, for 50% of the tuition cost.
Asquith S. “Sean” Armstrong, executive director for continuing education at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando, has been named dean of the School of Continuing & Professional Studies at Washington University in St. Louis.
Professor of Sociology Jake Rosenfeld discusses his newest book, You’re Paid What You’re Worth And Other Myths of the Modern Economy. This myth-busting book challenges the idea that we’re paid according to objective criteria and places power and social conflict at the heart of economic analysis.
Shannon Laine, president and Chief Executive Officer at HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum St. Louis, alumna of Nonprofit Management master’s program, a post master’s certificate alumna through Brown School, and also a current instructor at WashU was selected as a 2020 St. Louis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Honoree.
WashU instructor, Jason Rosenbaum, recently discussed his new podcasting course offered through CAPS and how it’s a vital medium to learn in order to inform the public.
Terri Williams is taking her master’s degree in American Culture Studies, along with a passion for teaching and inspiring young people, right back into neighboring University City.
At the university-wide Commencement ceremony on May 17, a small group of exceptional students will represent every branch of Arts & Sciences by carrying banners for the College, the Graduate School, and University College (now the School of Continuing & Professional Studies).
As Mark Rollins prepares to step down as dean, he reflects on recent progress in serving adult learners at Washington University.
The Bernard Osher Foundation has selected the Lifelong Learning Institute at Washington University in St. Louis to be a part of their national network of lifelong learning programs.
January Hall reopened in the fall of 2018. The interior includes a redesigned dean’s suite, pooled classroom, and updated offices. It now houses the Dean’s Office, Summer School and advising appointments for the School of Continuing & Professional Studies.
The first cohort of a partnership between WashU and a Texas nonprofit graduated this May from the MS in Biology program. Learn about these amazing graduates.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, a renowned foreign policy expert, scholar and former top State Department official, will give the Commencement address May 18 at Washington University in St. Louis, according to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.
Good teachers make for engaged students and stable schools. That’s why the university is partnering with the St. Louis Teacher Residency program to address two vexing problems: teacher turnover and teacher quality.
Internships are a great way to expand your skills, get your foot in the door, and even confirm your interest in a career. Learn how to get started as an adult student.
Not sure where you want to go with your career? We have outlined three basic steps to help you get started with creating your own career development plan.
Ryan Lacson, a 2013 graduate of the Master of Science in Biology for Science Teachers program, was recently named the 2017 Missouri Outstanding Biology Teacher of the Year by the National Association of Biology Teachers.
Full-time employees of St. Louis, Clayton and University City and their school districts now may attend the School of Continuing & Professional Studies (formerly University College) for half the standard tuition. Charter school employees also are eligible.
Jennifer M. Hudson, program manager for the Washington University Prison Education Project, discusses the project, its animating philosophy and the importance of the liberal arts.