The St. Louis chapter of the Citizens’ Commission on Human Rights condemned psychiatrists at Washington University’s School of Medicine for their use of electroconvulsive therapy on patients suffering from severe depression.
Amelia Ma. She’s a current sophomore from Hangzhou, China majoring in electrical engineering and minoring in computer science. Oh, and she’s graduating a year early.
Beta Theta Pi will hold an alternative philanthropy event with a local charter school rather than participate in the ThurtenE Carnival this year.
Representatives from several student-run religious groups collaborated to plan Interfaith Week, a weeklong event showcasing religious diversity on campus.
Student Union senator and sophomore Brian Adler authored a letter calling for President Trump and members of Congress to uphold budget allocations to Planned Parenthood.
Comedian, actor and writer Hasan Minhaj discussed Donald Trump supporters, privilege and being Muslim in America to a large crowd in Graham Chapel Sunday evening.
Washington University community members gathered in Tisch Commons to hold a demonstration ahead of a talk on marriage and the importance of procreation by Reverend Jonathan Fisk, and sponsored by the Lutheran Student Fellowship, Monday evening.
The sociology department is ahead of schedule in its faculty recruitment plan, with six tenured and tenured-track faculty members and three postdoctoral fellows hired within the first two years of the department’s reestablishment.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley will discuss policy solutions in the Middle Eastern region Feb. 8.
Fossil Free WashU, the Washington University chapter of a national Fossil Free movement, is calling for the University to divest from fossil fuels through an online petition launched last week.