This past April, Washington University lecturers planned to unionize under the Service Employees International Union Local 1, an organization through which adjunct faculty unionized in April 2016. Although lecturers were gaining momentum in the spring, the vote failed to go through, and the discussion ended with the Service Employees International Union Local 1 this summer.
On behalf of Washington University, Chancellor Mark Wrighton released a statement denouncing President Donald Trump’s June 1 decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris Agreement regarding climate change yesterday.
Lecturers at Washington University are set to vote on union representation by the Service Employees International Union Local 1.
Washington University participated in National Alcohol Screening Day, an initiative that provides outreach, education and screening to raise awareness about harmful drinking behaviors, April 6.
Washington University released a new parking plan for the 2017-2018 academic year April 10, laying out a plan to distribute permits among students and faculty through a lottery system.
The Washington University Emergency Support Team was recognized with two honors from the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation, receiving the “Striving for Excellence Award” as well as receiving recognition as an “EMS Ready Campus” Feb. 25.
Washington University students had the option to upgrade their lunches from a half and half to a freshly made cheesesteak sandwich, all on the University’s meal plan thanks to local food truck “Steak Louie” this Tuesday.
“The Vagina Monologues,” held in Holmes Lounge, exposed audiences to a range of different topics surrounding the vagina—from stories of sexual pleasure and masturbation to heart-wrenching stories of abuse and violence.
In a sustainability initiative aiming to produce less waste at parties, several fraternities and other student groups have joined together in an effort to use recyclable cups instead of red Solo cups.
Two Washington University alumni, 2015 graduate Damari Croswell and 2016 graduate Yidan Qin, were recently named finalists for the Rhodes Scholarship. Croswell applied as an American Scholar, while Qin applied as a Chinese Scholar.