Carnaghi’s departure spurs SU alumni concerns

A letter from alumni expressing concern about Jill Carnaghi’s June 2014 departure from Washington University has received a response from administrators, but no details about whether Carnaghi was forced to resign were provided.

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Mosaic Project to conclude, be dissolved into Center for Diversity and Inclusion

The Mosaic Project will be announcing its conclusion in the upcoming weeks, wrapping up its year-and-a-half-long presence on Washington University’s campus.

Sam Weien | Contributing Reporter

Sociology department announces new chair, renewed hiring efforts

After a lengthy absence from Washington University, the sociology department is making its return, starting with the appointment of Steve Fazzari as chair.

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Center for Diversity and Inclusion opening brings hope for further action

The second floor of the Olin Library was a bit louder than usual on Tuesday afternoon as the Center for Diversity and Inclusion officially welcomed Washington University community members for its grand opening.

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Students find chancellor’s remarks about socioeconomic diversity unsatisfactory

In his annual State of the University Address this Monday, Chancellor Mark Wrighton discussed the Lofts of Washington University and the undergraduate graduation rate, but many students in attendance seemed most interested in the school’s work on socioeconomic issues.

Mindy Rosengarten | Contributing Reporter

New International & Area Studies concentration nears upcoming fall 2015 release

A new international affairs concentration could be available to International and Area Studies students by fall 2015, IAS Director of Undergraduate Studies Andrew Sobel announced at a Tuesday meeting of Sigma Iota Rho, the IAS honorary.

John Lu | Contributing Reporter

Ferguson ‘Conversation Circles’ facilitate faculty, staff discussions on deeper, long-term local issues

“Conversation Circles” is a series of one-hour open discussions for faculty and staff coordinated by the Office of the Provost, the Gephardt Institute for Public Service and the Office of Human Resources to discuss issues surrounding recent events in Ferguson.

George Zhou | Contributing Reporter

Starbucks in Bauer Hall to open on Monday for start of classes

The full-service Starbucks in Bauer Hall will open on Monday, Aug. 25 along with the new Bauer Hall Cafe. The Starbucks will accept gift cards and Bear Bucks, but not meal points.

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Center for Diversity and Inclusion opens to students

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion, housed on the second floor of Olin Library, is open for students, though the grand opening is not until Sept. 23.

Katie Marcus | Contributing Reporter

First day of classes moved to Monday, orientation shortened

For the past few years, the University’s first day of classes has been on a Tuesday following a five-day freshman orientation program. This year, however, classes will begin on Monday.

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