While his Japanese-American family was interned in California during World War II, Gyo Obata, one of the world's leading architects, found a welcoming place to learn and thrive at Washington University.

Concrete is durable, inexpensive, and ubiquitous. But is it sustainable? That question is being put to the test as students from the Sam Fox School and the School of Engineering & Applied Science prepare for Solar Decathlon 2017.

Four renowned illustrators have donated artworks to the D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library, part of Washington University Libraries’ Special Collections, in honor of celebrated alumnus and illustrator Jack Unruh, who died last year.

Featuring a broad selection of prints, posters, photographs, and film, this exhibition will explore how visual artists at once documented, promoted, and participated in the distinctive entertainment cultures that defined Paris in the last decades of the nineteenth century.

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton recently presented the concept drawings of buildings and landscape for the transformation of the east end of the Danforth Campus—including for Anabeth and John Weil Hall and the expansion of the Kemper Art Museum.