The first Dean James E. McLeod Freshman Writing Prize has been awarded, and the inaugural winners are Senit Kidane and Claudia Vaughan. Sowande’ Mustakeem, PhD, assistant professor in history and in the African and African-American Studies program, both in Arts & Sciences, created the writing contest.
Shanti Parikh, associate professor of anthropology and African & African-American studies, gives keynote lecture for this year’s George Washington Week. Read about the contents of her lecture in the Student Lifearticle.
Senior Diamond Skinner directed "Lest We Forget," a Black Anthology production that explored important issues pertinent to the African-American culture at Washington University through drama, poetry, dance and music.