Olin Business School appoints five female tenure-track professors

Olin Business School hired five female tenuretrack professors to its ranks this fall, reflecting University-wide efforts to increase gender parity amongst its faculty.

Kathleen White | Contributing Reporter

Graduate students rally, file for election with National Labor Relations Board

Washington University graduate students gathered at a rally outside the Danforth University Center and marched toward Brookings Hall in order to speak with administrators about their plans to unionize through the Service Employees International Union on Thursday, Sept. 14

Olivia Szymanski | News Editor

Graduate students look to unionize

Following Washington University lecturers’ failure to unionize, graduate students are now looking to form a union and will hold a rally in the Danforth University Center Thursday in protest of the University’s anti-unionization position.

Emma Baker | Contributing Reporter

A template for equity: inside the Brown School’s faculty hiring

As the first school at Washington University to admit African-American students, the Brown School of Social Work has long been an institutional leader in recruiting and retaining faculty, staff, and students from underrepresented backgrounds.

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University to hold sexual violence listening sessions

The Washington University Title IX Office and the Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention Center are teaming up to host a number of listening sessions for students to provide feedback on how the University addresses sexual assault and sexual violence.

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Wrighton, Wash. U. community respond to destruction caused in Houston by hurricane

Chancellor Mark Wrighton reflected on the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in an email sent to the Washington University community Aug. 29, and the community has responded by reaching out to those impacted by the hurricane’s havoc.

Aiden Blinn | Contributing Reporter

Federal Title IX investigations, explained

Since the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights opened three active federal Title IX investigations on Washington University’s campus in early July, further updates on the status of the cases have been non-existent. And that’s not unusual.

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Office of Sustainability introduces new thermostat set point policy

Washington University’s Office of Sustainability instituted a new thermostat set point policy designed to increase occupant comfort, energy savings and carbon reductions this summer.

Kathleen White | Contributing Reporter

Wrighton responds to Trump rescinding of DACA

President Donald Trump formally rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Tuesday. Chancellor Mark Wrighton responded in a letter to the student body.

Chalaun Lomax and Danielle Drake-Flam | News Editors

Center for Diversity and Inclusion adds new assistant dean role

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion, now in its third year on Washington University’s campus, has created a new assistant dean for inclusion and engagement position and has hired Dr. Christi Smith to fill the post.

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