This winter Kaplan Test Prep, noticing an uptick in law school applicants, conducted a nationwide survey of 537 pre-law students. The survey concluded that a potential reason for the jump in the number of law school applications this year was the 2016 presidential election.
Future applicants to Washington University will be required to submit a supplemental essay with their application materials starting fall 2019.
Washington University’s physics department offered positions to two female tenure-track faculty members this semester. Nuclear physicists Maria Piarulli and Saori Pastore formally accepted the positions earlier this month.
Washington University’s physics department made an offer to Maria Piarulli.
According to the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis, 225 out of 713 tenured or tenure-track faculty at Washington University were born outside the United States.
Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will now allow non-Sam Fox undergraduate students to obtain secondary majors.
Washington University’s political science department and government program was ranked 7th out of 598 programs nationwide by College Factual.
Washington University was ranked the 65th best American employer for diversity in a Forbes ranking published in January.
The Washington University Libraries acquired American author Joy Williams’ work as part of their Special Literature Collection Jan. 22.
Washington University’s physics department and Cornerstone will launch a Peer Led Team Learning program for introductory physics students this semester.