Gephardt Institute, Student Affairs partner to create post-election initiative

The Gephardt Institute of Civic and Community Engagement and the Division of Student Affairs are joining together in hopes to encourage continuous civic and voter engagement within the Washington University community.

| Contributing Reporter

Student-led ‘Vote, dammit.’ outreach campaign worked to increase student voter registration, turnout

Students in the Sam Fox School of Art & Design’s Communication Design: Voice decided to demonstrate and test their abilities to make an impact as designers through a campaign encouraging Washington University students to vote.

Bailey Winston | Contributing Reporter

Gephardt Institute prepares for voter engagement efforts

With preparation for the fall presidential debate underway, the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement is beginning their voter engagement efforts by appointing staff and researching how to best reach out to students.

| Staff Reporter

Service-learning classes offer education through community engagement

Student Life encourages its readers to seriously consider community-based teaching and learning (CBTL) classes when preparing for registration next week and in future semesters. We also urge administrators to continue promoting and improving these service-learning courses.

A casual conversation with Bob Hansman

SOCIOECONOMIC ISSUE: Bob Hansman agreed to have dinner with me to talk about inequality both on- and off-campus—about how to use our power as students to challenge assumptions and tackle poverty, both in discussion and in practice.

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Civic Engagement Fund receives increase in funding in response to Ferguson protests

Increased funding from the Office of the Provost to the Civic Engagement Fund (CEF) will allow the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement to expand its community engagement programming.

| Contributing Reporter

Students get ready for 2016 presidential election

As the 2016 presidential election approaches, students are showing support for candidates by registering to vote, joining candidate-focused groups and getting politically informed.

| Staff Reporter

Wash. U. sponsors STEM charter school for girls

Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls, a charter school sponsored by Washington University, opened its doors to 150 sixth- and seventh-grade girls this fall.

Ariel Kravitz | Contributing Reporter

Community Service Office, Gephardt Institute merge, create new freshman volunteer program

Meet St. Louis, a new freshman community engagement program sponsored by the newly created Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, will take place over the upcoming weekends and replace the tradition of Service First.

| Senior News Editor

Community Service and Gephardt Institute to consolidate

In an effort to consolidate resources and increase efficiency, the current community service and civic service offices known as the Community Service Office and the Gephardt Institute for Public Service will be joining forces.

| Senior News Editor