Chalaun Lomax

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Newly elected FYCC pushes for class unity, community engagement

In an election with record voter turnout, freshman Spencer Stewart prevailed to become president of the First-Year Class Council.

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SPB announces leadership for coming year

Social Programming Board announced its executive board for the 2017-2018 school year, with one junior and two sophomores at the helm, Wednesday, Sept. 20.

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A template for equity: inside the Brown School’s faculty hiring

As the first school at Washington University to admit African-American students, the Brown School of Social Work has long been an institutional leader in recruiting and retaining faculty, staff, and students from underrepresented backgrounds.

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University to celebrate ‘Frankenstein’

Washington University is set to begin its three-semester long commemoration of the 200-year anniversary of “Frankenstein” this fall.

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WU student-run Bear Studios expands to Baltimore, continues to succeed with LEAP Challenge

Three years after its founding, Bear Studios—a student-run strategy and design firm—has expanded its operations to Baltimore.

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Breaking Grounds: WU’s flurry of construction continues into school year

Following commencement in May, Washington University broke ground on its largest capital project to date while continuing work on two other sites—Olin Library and Bryan Hall/Overpass, also known as the Driving Discovery project.

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Rob Wild replaces Justin Carroll as dean of students, Tamara King named associate vice chancellor for student support and wellness

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori White announced that Rob Wild, associate vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of the First Year Center, will be replacing Justin Carroll as dean of students, Friday.

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Trump announces ban on transgender individuals from serving in military, WU community reacts

President Donald Trump announced that the United States will not permit individuals who identify as transgender to serve in the military — in a decision that will not impact University policy — Wednesday.

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WU faced with two lawsuits over its 403(b) retirement plan

Two lawsuits were filed alleging a breach of fiduciary law, causing excessive fees and millions of dollars of loss for its retirement plan participants, in June.

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WU announces honorary degree recipients

Washington University will grant honorary degrees to six individuals at the 156th Commencement ceremony May 20.

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