Mark Glenn will serve as the Washington University Police Department’s new Chief of Police, the University announced Friday. Although Glenn has long-term goals focusing on community involvement and advocacy, his first major task will be to prepare campus for the frenzy of protests and political activity that many anticipate to arrive with the upcoming presidential debate Washington University will host this October.
Maggie Ryan, a member of the recently graduated Washington University class of 2016, died Sunday in a car crash on Interstate 70 in Indiana, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori White and Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Justin Carroll announced in an email to students Wednesday.
Mark Taylor, current dean of the Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom, will serve as dean of the Olin Business School beginning this fall, Washington University announced today.
Starting Monday, April 25, and running for 12 days, the intersection of Delmar and Skinker Boulevard will be closed to allow construction crews to install the tracks for the New Loop Trolley. Loop traffic will be rerouted to Forest Park Parkway and Big Bend Boulevard as the streets have similar capacity to Delmar.
The board of trustees voted to award five honorary degrees at this year’s commencement, which will be held on May 20 in Brookings Quadrangle.
The Social Justice Center (SJC) will join forces with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) next year in an effort to “strategically realign” the two groups with similar goals at the instruction of the Division of Student Affairs. The new body will maintain the Center for Diversity and Inclusion name.
Students from across the United States and Canada will travel to Washington University this November for the third annual ArchHacks “hackathon,” where they will work on technology projects alongside mentors from leading companies.
In an effort to address the needs of low-income students on campus, the two undergraduate representatives to the Washington University board of trustees will present a proposal to the board on May 5 at their semesterly meeting, hoping to foster community and provide resources for those students.
GiftAMeal, a Washington University student-run start-up company and app formerly known as FoodShare, won the St. Louis RECESS regional semifinal at the Pageant Theatre on Tuesday, and will advance to the national championship in Los Angeles on June 9 where they will have the chance to win $250,000.
Following the cancellation of events deemed inappropriate in fraternity Sigma Chi’s annual philanthropy week, the Women’s Panhellenic Association (WPA) decided to revise their earlier position, which discouraged sororities from participating.