Washington University, while consistently attaining very high positions in national rankings, does not fare quite as well overseas. According to the recently published Times World University Rankings 2011-2012, Wash. U. comes in at No. 38 behind No. 23 University of Washington and No. 29 University of California, Santa Barbara.
Washington University was ranked 41st on a list of the best schools in the world by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings earlier this month. This is further down the list than other U.S. schools which are ranked near the University in domestic rankings.
Films about the Israeli-Lebanese conflict, the election of the first female African president, multicultural clashes in France and protests of Burmese monks will arrive at Washingotn University this weekend.