WashU has been recognized by Forbes as one the 2024 recipients of America’s Best Large Employers.
Dean Perlmutter delivered the School of Medicine’s annual State of the School address in January, providing both a retrospective of the school’s progress over the past year and a glimpse into its future. Watch the recording
Nominate a deserving staff member through the university’s Distinguished Honor Awards, which open Feb. 5, 2024.
Be proactive and reduce stress when you can with these tips during the holiday season.
Meet Tyler and Jenny, two employees from WashU’s Physical Therapy Clinic who are dedicated to promoting physical activity and supporting coworkers on their well-being journey.
WashU has partnered with Awardco to provide employees recognition and appreciation.
WashU employees who been impacted by the war in Israel have resources available to them and eligible family members.
Set yourself up for success by utilizing the resources in place through Human Resources to best support yourself, whether as a new employee, if you’re transitioning into a new role or planning to retire soon.
We are excited to honor our 2023 service award recipients and distinguished honor awardees
Find some fun (and maybe new) activities in the St. Louis region to do or visit with your family this summer.
WashU has been recognized in several recent surveys as a top workplace.
Chalana M. Scales-Ferguson has been named associate vice chancellor of institutional equity effective March 20, 2023.
Gillian Boscan, JD, is WashU’s new director of investigations and conflict resolution in the Office of Institutional Equity.
The Human Resource Well-Being Team is partnering with Sustainability and WashU Arboretum to hand out oak, pecan, and wahoo seedlings. You can request up to 3 seedlings. Pick up at Schnuck Pavilion on March 30 from 1:30pm to 4:00pm.
Julie-Ellen Acosta has been named assistant vice chancellor effective March 1.
Join a WashU Toastmasters club today!
WashU employees who been impacted by the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria have resources available to them and eligible family members.
WashU has launched an Institute for Leadership Excellence, which provides immersive professional development opportunities for employees across the university.
Kathy Clark, Washington University School of Medicine, manager of medical apprenticeships, honored y St. Louis Business Journal
In honor of National Heart Month, WashU’s employee Well-being Team is highlighting important steps and resources to help you take care of your heart. Eating healthier, exercising more and getting regular check-ups are key steps toward a healthy heart. In addition, reducing stress and considering our emotional connection to ourselves play a vital role in […]
WashU earned five out of five stars on the Campus Pride Index, a tool run by the national nonprofit group Campus Pride that measures LGBTQ programs, policies and practices at 400 U.S. colleges and universities
WashU Wellness Champions are eligible to apply for start-up funds for projects that promote innovative, personalized solutions to their unique work group. HR’s Well-being team offers financial support to Wellness Champions who are in good standing and interested in start-up funds to address the wellness needs of their workgroup. Read about the Champion Fund Projects […]
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 […]
Take time to refresh and reinvigorate yourself during the fall 2022 wellness challenge, Renew.
The medical assistant apprenticeship program at Washington University in St. Louis has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as a model program. As part of the recognition, the program has been dubbed an ambassador and will serve as a model program in that role, sharing its experiences through a national network and collaborating […]
You might recognize Kelly Bogda if you’ve spent any time in the Bear Necessities Shop on WashU’s South 40 Campus; she joined the WashU community as manager there in July 2021. Bogda has spent the last two decades volunteering with youth and specifically with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri (GSEM) for the past 15 […]
Resources for faculty and staff who have been affected by the Oct. 24 shooting at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School in St. Louis.
Open enrollment, flu vaccines and other tips to help you and your loved ones stay healthy this fall.
The Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition operates on the belief that every child deserves a place to call home. This could be through adoption, or by creating a stable and safe environment for youth in foster care. They provide programs to serve families, youth in foster care, and advocacy efforts so that every child has […]
Summertime was our four-week summer wellness challenge that aimed to empower WashU employees to incorporate movement into their daily lives while connecting with family and friends. Benefits-eligible employees were invited to participate as an individual or as part of a team to track their steps and participate in weekly social activities. Participants also had the […]
Find resources and support for the flooding that has impacted St. Louis.
Scot R. Bemis has been named vice chancellor for human resources and institutional equity at WashU.
Enjoy the outdoors while you stay active with the 2022 Summertime activity challenge!
Jean FuchsContract & Grants CoordinatorArts & Sciences | Biology Jean Fuchs has been an active and supportive Champion ever since she joined the Wellness Champion network in January of 2020. I’ve been particularly impressed by her efforts as Team Captain throughout the various challenges, as she promotes an inclusive and encouraging environment for her […]
UnitedHealthcare maternity nurses and advocates are available to WashU health plan members who are concerned about the current nationwide infant formula shortage.
Help manage common work-related anxiety with tips from Krista Jarvis, LPC, a clinical case manager in WashU’s Department of Psychiatry.
Try self-check-ins to understand what you might be feeling and how you can help your body cope
Get a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of WashU employees as they get their steps in and help us achieve our missions.
I’d like to recognize all of the Wellness Champions who rallied their teammates to join the new spring wellness challenge, Spring into Motion. Wellness Champions are provided with a toolkit for team captains that equips them with knowledge about the challenge and helps them think about how to encourage their coworkers to participate. They use […]
WashU Physical Therapy provides tips to help reduce pain you might be feeling.
Find happiness with these behaviors to help you overcome adversity in your life.
Jennifer Byers Research Patient Coordinator II Department of Radiology Since Jen Byers first joined the Wellness Champion network in December of 2019, her passion for her work and her role as a Champion in support of her colleagues has stood out to me. An active Champion, Jen participates in Wellness Connection programming, organizes events for […]
Read tips to care for yourself or support a colleague when someone is experiencing burnout.
Find the best fit shoe for your feet to help you stay active.
Raema Howell, MSHI, BSN, RN Planner II, Activation & Logistics Operations and Facilities Management Dept. (OFMD) Raema began working at WashU one year ago, and joined the Wellness Champion network in fall of 2021. As a new employee, Raema wanted an opportunity within the organization to connect with the surrounding community and raise awareness about […]
Jessica Gold, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, provides tips for reframing how we look at the new year and ways to help yourself and loved ones cope through healthy well-being practices.
Check out the sometimes little-known employee benefits come that can come in handy when you’re on and off campus.
Jennifer Holzhauer, MSW, LCSWChild & Adolescent Psychiatry Jennifer has taken an active approach to her role since joining the Champion network in January 2021. She immediately recruited several co-champions to help impact various divisions within the Department of Psychiatry: Angela Williams, Rebecca Light-Pearlman, and Katherine Aravamudan. Working together as a cohesive unit, they used the […]
WashU highlight’s another local United Way agency, Boys Hope Girls Hope of St. Louis. See how we’re making an impact, and join us by donating today.
This month, we’re highlighting another local United Way agency, SoulFisher Ministries. See how we’re making an impact, and join us by donating today.