Chalaun Lomax

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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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WU admin, faculty set to recommend creation of an institute for race and ethnicity

Washington University’s Race/Identity/Social Justice Institute Task Force is set to recommend the creation of an institute for race and ethnicity in a report to Chancellor Mark Wrighton and Provost Holden Thorp in June.

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Year in review: 2016-17

Washington University saw a lot this year, from a presidential debate to NCAA Championship wins. Can’t remember everything that happened?

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Wash. U. addresses Fossil Free, will not divest

Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced that Washington University will not divest its endowment from fossil fuel companies in a statement Saturday.

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Bon Appetit employees vote in favor of union representation

More than six in 10 food service workers at Bon Appetit voted in favor of union representation Friday, according to the official vote tally from the National Labor Relations Board.

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