Study indicates jump in law school interest after election, WU responds

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.

Kathleen White | News Editor

Applications to include supplemental essay requirement starting fall 2019

Future applicants to Washington University will be required to submit a supplemental essay with their application materials starting fall 2019.

Emma Baker | News Editor

WU hires 2 tenure-track female physics professors

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.

Kayla Steinberg | Contributing Reporter

Physics department offers faculty position to female postdoc for fall 2018 semester

Washington University’s physics department made an offer to Maria Piarulli.

Jessica Bigley | Contributing Reporter

How international faculty are included in diversity data, explained

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.

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Sam Fox establishes secondary majors for non-art school students

Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will now allow non-Sam Fox undergraduate students to obtain secondary majors.

Aiden Blinn | Staff Reporter

WU political science department ranks 7th in nation

Washington University’s political science department and government program was ranked 7th out of 598 programs nationwide by College Factual.

Kathleen White | Staff Reporter

WU ranked 65th best American employer for diversity in Forbes ranking

Washington University was ranked the 65th best American employer for diversity in a Forbes ranking published in January.

Aiden Blinn | Staff Reporter

Wash. U. Libraries acquires collection of Joy Williams’ work

The Washington University Libraries acquired American author Joy Williams’ work as part of their Special Literature Collection Jan. 22.

Kathleen White | Staff Reporter

Physics department, Cornerstone launch physics PLTL program

Washington University’s physics department and Cornerstone will launch a Peer Led Team Learning program for introductory physics students this semester.

Kathleen White | Staff Reporter