Julie-Ellen Acosta has been named assistant vice chancellor effective March 1.
Category: Develop and Learn
Financial literacy series
A series of monthly posts designed to break down financial topics into bite-sized pieces
Join a WashU Toastmasters club today!
Institute for Leadership Excellence established for WashU employees
WashU has launched an Institute for Leadership Excellence, which provides immersive professional development opportunities for employees across the university.
Clark recognized for work on medical apprenticeships
Kathy Clark, Washington University School of Medicine, manager of medical apprenticeships, honored y St. Louis Business Journal
How to Make Holidays Kid-Friendly
Help kids rise to the occasion, and don’t aim too high. Caroline Miller, Child Mind Institute Let’s acknowledge that the holidays can be stressful for many people for varying reasons, and this includes parents and children. Why are the holidays so fraught? Because expectations are heightened, and holidays can feel like a test of how […]
Learning and Development’s 12 Days of Learning challenge
12 Days of Learning challenge: daily 5-minute exercises
Manager Orientation shifts to online module
We are excited to announce that we have transitioned the in-person Manager Orientation (MO) for both the Danforth and Medical School campus to a newly designed online module. Manager Orientation is now available to complete in Learn@Work, the university’s learning management system. The Manager Orientation online course provides essential information to help leaders be effective in […]
Wellness Champion Spotlight: Stefani Weeden-Smith
Stefani Weeden-Smith, MPSGephardt Institute for Civic/Community Engagement I first met Stefani when I took one of her workshops through the Brown School continuing education program in the summer of 2019. We chatted during the break about some University wellness initiatives, and she joined the Champion network soon thereafter. Stefani really stepped up to foster a […]
Resources for a Happy, Healthy Holiday
This season is a time to focus on gratitude, giving, reflection and quality time with friends, colleagues and family. This time can also be difficult to navigate and cause stress. Learn proactive strategies to help you cope with holiday emotions, money issues and health. Tips from Work-Life Solutions Work-Life Solutions, by Guidance Resources, is the […]
WashU Leaders Supporting St. Louis
To our Community of WashU Leaders: We can support St. Louis through our WashU missions. Each day, we dedicate ourselves to meaningful work that improves lives and makes a positive impact on society. Whether you are a senior leader or emerging leader growing with the university, it is important you find meaning and purpose at […]
Toastmasters Celebrates 5 Years!
WashU Toastmasters’ Clubs Celebrate 5 years! Attend an upcoming Open House and learn how you can be a part of Toastmasters. WUSTL SPEAKS Celebration: Wednesday April 17, 2019 12:05 PM Location: Danforth Campus, Seigle Hall 109 Toast Of WU Open House: Tuesday April 23, 2019 12:05 PM Location: West Campus, Room 350 No RSVP necessary. Learn […]
Inspired by WashU’s Day of Discovery? Take a UCollege Course!
Keep the conversation going by enrolling in one of the following classes at University College: Summer Courses Delve into mid-20th century civil rights and religious issues in Religion, Race, and Politics in Recent American History (U16 Hist 3675). Learn how to make a difference in your own community in Introduction to Public Policy (U25 Pol Sci […]
10 Leadership Insights and Lessons
On January 31, 6 executives came to campus to share leadership wisdom at an Olin Business School event. Carla Bailey, HR learning and development senior manager was among the panelists, sharing her tips and lessons on leadership. Her 10 leadership tips are: Lead with your authentic self. Commit to remaining curious. Dare to live outside […]
Employee Learning Week
WashU to host Learning Week December 3 – 7 in support of the value of workplace learning.
Start your Journey to Lifelong Learning
It’s a great time to fall back in love with learning. Are you prioritizing learning? You don’t have to wait until 2019 to make it a goal. This Fall, identify the Learning and Development courses you want or need to take and get back to the classroom to start your journey to lifelong learning! Where […]