Featured in this year's Class Acts, Laura VanArendonk Blanton will graduate in May with a doctorate in molecular genetics and genomics.

Conghui Yao, a graduate student explains a surprising finding about the metabolism of cancer cells. (Photo: Courtesy of Patti lab)

Graduate Students in Earth and Planetary Sciences and Physics organize 2nd annual art competition that considers research from an aesthetic point of view. Click image for story.

On April 21st, the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence was presented to 7 graduate teaching assistants. Click the photo for more award info and a list of this year's winners.

A Commitment to Excellence

The Graduate School is committed to fostering excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service. Washington University in St. Louis is a private research university dedicated to challenging faculty and students to learn and create new knowledge and greater understanding for an ever-changing world.

“Discere si cupias intra: salvere iubemus”

"If you wish to learn, enter: we welcome you."

The Graduate School Hooding and Recognition Ceremony


Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Athletic Complex, Varsity Gym


Note: New Date, Time & Venue
At the Graduate School’s Hooding and Recognition Ceremony, master’s students are recognized and doctoral students are hooded by their faculty mentors. Students and hooders should arrive at the Athletic Complex, Varsity Gym by 3:00 p.m. 

The deadline to register for participation in the Hooding and Recognition Ceremony has passed.