[media-credit id=3203 align="alignright" width="267"][/media-credit] Washington University’s announcement that it will be joining a consortium of schools including Duke and Northwestern Universities to offer online classes for credit has been greeted with generally positive student sentiments.
Washington University announced Thursday that it will be joining schools such as Duke and Northwestern Universities to offer online classes for credit starting in fall 2013. The program, called Semester Online, will involve creating virtual classrooms that allow students to interact with undergraduates and leading professors at peer institutions to offer unique classes not currently [...]
Students might want to stop their parents from turning their old bedrooms into home gyms, as they may find themselves crashing there for another few months post-graduation. A recent study conducted by The New York Times ranked Washington University 102nd out of 150 universities around the globe on the basis of employability after undergraduate studies.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek will spend the next seven years of his life walking through 39 countries. In an experiential journalism project called “Out of Eden,” Salopek will trace the theorized path of the first migration of humans out of Africa more than 50,000 years ago.
Connect 4 hasn’t changed much since Milton Bradley created it in 1974. That is, until three Washington University alums and a fifth-year student decided that the game would be better if you could knock out your opponent’s pieces.
While the School of Engineering & Applied Science may teach students to find practical solutions to real-world problems, a new competition challenges them to think outside the box now and worry about implementation later.
There is a new set of eyes in Professor William Lowry’s popular American Politics class this year, and it doesn’t belong to freshmen. This semester, Student Union has dived headfirst into integrating a new program, iTunes U, into Washington University’s academics.
As many top-tier universities begin to integrate their educational systems with the digital age, Washington University is undergoing research to design video courses that can closely reflect the classroom experience. Provost Ed Macias described the University’s possible venture into online courses as one of experimentation. “While there have been lots of experiments and lots of [...]
Mars Rover Curiosity plans to head east in order to gather its first measurements, and then it will go to Mount Sharp to map out Mars’ geological history.
Clusters, the core of the College of Arts & Sciences’ Discovery Curriculum introduced in 2001, have been replaced for students in the class of 2016 and beyond. They have been replaced with “Integrations,” and the Discovery Curriculum will be succeeded by the new “Integrated InQuiry” (IQ) system, developed collaboratively over a four-year period.