SU opens application process for election-related program funds

In anticipation of the fall 2016 Washington University-hosted presidential debate, student groups can now apply for funding from Student Union for politically related programming. A total of $75,000—which was earmarked for debate-related programming through SU’s budget allocation process last semester—will be available to both undergraduate and graduate student groups.

SPB collaborates with LouFest to reduce ticket costs

Tickets will be discounted to a third of full price and a Washington University designated zone will be provided through a Social Programming Board, Student Union and Loufest collaboration for the 2016 festival.

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Obituary: Friends and classmates remember Maggie Ryan

Remembered as caring, selfless and a bit on the silly side by her friends, Maggie Ryan, a 2016 Washington University graduate, was killed last month in a car accident.

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Brit, businessman, clockmaker: Meet the new dean of the Olin Business School

Highly regarded by administrators for his achievements in academia, breadth of experience and personable nature, Mark Taylor is more than qualified to take over as the dean of the Olin Business School.

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Newly appointed WU Police Chief Mark Glenn says debate security is primary concern

Mark Glenn will serve as the Washington University Police Department’s new Chief of Police, the University announced Friday. Although Glenn has long-term goals focusing on community involvement and advocacy, his first major task will be to prepare campus for the frenzy of protests and political activity that many anticipate to arrive with the upcoming presidential debate Washington University will host this October.

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2016 graduate killed in car accident

Maggie Ryan, a member of the recently graduated Washington University class of 2016, died Sunday in a car crash on Interstate 70 in Indiana, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori White and Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Justin Carroll announced in an email to students Wednesday.

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Mark Taylor to serve as new dean of Olin Business School

Mark Taylor, current dean of the Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom, will serve as dean of the Olin Business School beginning this fall, Washington University announced today.

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The Loop: Trolley construction leads to 12-day intersection closure

Starting Monday, April 25, and running for 12 days, the intersection of Delmar and Skinker Boulevard will be closed to allow construction crews to install the tracks for the New Loop Trolley. Loop traffic will be rerouted to Forest Park Parkway and Big Bend Boulevard as the streets have similar capacity to Delmar.

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Board of trustees votes to award five honorary degrees at Commencement

The board of trustees voted to award five honorary degrees at this year’s commencement, which will be held on May 20 in Brookings Quadrangle.

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Social Justice Center to strategically realign with Center for Diversity and Inclusion

The Social Justice Center (SJC) will join forces with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) next year in an effort to “strategically realign” the two groups with similar goals at the instruction of the Division of Student Affairs. The new body will maintain the Center for Diversity and Inclusion name.

Izabella Pastrana | Contributing Reporter