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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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ResLife to begin new housing software, late housing resolved

Washington University’s Office of Residential Life will unveil a new software system to be used during the housing assignment process during the next academic year.

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Students seek to establish co-ed Latino fraternity

Three freshmen who are members of the Association of Latin American Students hope to establish a co-ed Latino fraternity at Washington University this fall.

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Visions Gospel Choir returns after hiatus, performs ‘Revolution’ Easter concert

After a years-long hiatus, Visions Gospel Choir has returned to campus under new leadership and with a new image. In the group’s Easter concert, titled “Revolution,” the student-run group performed for students and Washington University community members in Graham Chapel Sunday.

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WUPD, WU admin reevaluate emergency preparedness a year after Forsyth shooting

Washington University administrators discussed the University’s preparedness for active shooter situations on the Danforth Campus as the one-year anniversary of the April 21 shooting of a Bon Appetit employee approaches.

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Former professor, Nobel laureate posthumously inducted into St. Louis Walk of Fame

Rita Levi-Montalcini, a Nobel laureate and former Washington University biology professor, was posthumously inducted into the St. Louis Walk of Fame Thursday.

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Journalist, novelist to deliver commencement address, students react

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Anna Quindlen will deliver the commencement address for the class of 2017, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the annual senior class toast Tuesday, which prompted mixed reactions from the senior class.

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