Chalaun Lomax

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Band of Brothers: Bridging the gap between WU and St. Louis’ NPHC fraternities

In our third and final installment, we will discuss the relationship between Washington University and St. Louis’ National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations, as well as ways to bridge the gap between black students and black fraternities.

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Band of Brothers: Exploring the relationship between WU black men and historically black fraternities

Today, we’ll dive deeper into what prevents brothers from engaging with black Greek organizations and the cultural differences between black and white fraternities in St. Louis.

| Director of Diversity Initiatives

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Band of Brothers: Black men talk their experiences in WU’s white fraternities

To some within the black community, joining a white fraternity can be considered taboo.

| Director of Diversity Initiatives

Prospective WU students to be automatically considered for academic division-based merit scholarships

Prospective Washington University students are no longer required to submit a separate application for academic division-based scholarship programs beginning in the fall 2019 admissions cycle.

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Minority Educators of the Future creates space for POC students interested in education

Two educational studies majors established Minority Educators of the Future, a group for students of color who are interested in pursuing careers in education, this spring.

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Female NASA engineer, children’s author discusses career, research

Physicist, speaker, and NASA scientist K. Renee Horton, Ph.D., discussed the importance of inclusion, her work at NASA and her nontraditional educational path to a crowd of Washington University community members in Busch Hall Friday afternoon.

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Students establish affinity group for women of color in Greek life

Two members of Chi Omega established Sisters of Color, an affinity group for women of color in Washington University Greek life organizations, which held its first meeting last week.

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WUPD receives accreditation, achieves 100 percent compliance

Washington University Police Department received accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. following the conclusion of a three-year assessment process in March.

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How international faculty are included in diversity data, explained

According to the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis, 225 out of 713 tenured or tenure-track faculty at Washington University were born outside the United States.

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