Recipient of new position endowed by David and Dorothy Kemper will tackle global challenges like climate change and sustainability.
Professors Samuel Eddy and Stanley Sawyer dedicated their lives to teaching and research. They also left lasting legacies of support in the history and mathematics departments, respectively.
Trustee Nick Somers and his wife, Barrie, recently made a significant gift to the university for long-range capital needs. In recognition, the Psychology Building will be named Somers Family Hall.
To show his appreciation for the education he received at Washington University, James Langenfeld has contributed $2 million to establish a professorship that will be held by a faculty member in the Department of Economics who works in affiliation with the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy. “This meaningful gift from an exceptional alumnus will have an important impact across Arts & Sciences,” says Barbara Schaal, the Mary-Dell Chilton Distinguished Professor and dean of the faculty of Arts & Sciences.