March 29, 2017

Phillip B. Williams wins Whiting Award

Poet Phillip B. Williams, an alum of The Writing Program in Arts & Sciences, is among 10 recipients of the 2017 Whiting Award.  This $50K prize is among the most prestigious for emerging writers.

March 29, 2017

Portia Adams awarded funding from the Department of Justice

CGF and Brown School alumna, Portia Adams, received a $341,500 grant from the Department of Justice.  The Next Steps 4 Healthy Families was one of the first reentry programs for justice-involved young mothers to receive funding.


May 19, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am

2016 CGFP Graduation Reception

Whittemore House - 6440 Forsyth Blvd

We recognized the achievements of our Chancellor's Graduate Fellows and bid farewell to our Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 degree recipients.

December 11, 2015

Kahlil Irving Awarded 2016 NCECA Graduate Student Fellowship

Congratulations to Chancellor's Fellow Kahlil Irving who is one of three 2016 Graduate Fellows to the National Conference on the Education of Ceramic Arts.  He will be recognized next March at the 50th anniversary conference in Kansas City during spring break. Kahlil will also share works within two exhibitions starting in March to April of next year in Kansas City.

December 11, 2015

Yvonne Osei Awarded Graduate School of Art Production Grant

Congratulations to Yvonne Osei who is one of two students in the Sam Fox School this year to receive the Graduate School of Art Production Grant. This award will help support her research on imitation clothing circulating in the West and Sub-Saharan Africa. Additionally, it will support her most recent work, From Utopia, With Love where she conceptualizes the medium of dress as a 'second skin' and potential means to foster sociopolitical change.

October 14, 2015

Chancellor's Fellow Alumnus Bertin Louis, Jr. Visits Campus

The African American Studies Program welcomed Chancellor's Graduate Fellow Alumnus Bertin Louis, Jr. as their first guest lecturer of the 2015 Fall semester.   Dr. Louis is Vice Chair of Africana studies and Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Africana Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Dr. Louis studies the growth of Protestant forms of Christianity among Haitians transnationally.  His talk took place on October 8, 2015.

October 9, 2015

19th Annual Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship Conference

Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt, Keynote Speaker
Anheuser-Busch Hall

The Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship and the Washington University School of Law welcomed social psychologist Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt.  She is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Stanford University who studies racial elements in the perception of crime. 

You can listen to her keynote address and the panel discussion audio files by appointment at the University Archives reference services located in Special Collections at Olin Library (Level 1) on the Danforth Campus. Please call before coming to the University Archives to ensure items are available for your use.  Contact them to schedule an appointment:  314-935-5495 or  Their hours of operation are Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

August 28, 2015

2015 CGFP/Mellon Mays Mentor Kick-Off

The Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship Program and the Mellon Mays Fellowship Program continues its mentoring partnership, whereby Chancellor’s Fellows mentor Mellon Mays Fellows.