An open house event allowed Washington University students, faculty and St. Louis residents to tour the recently opened Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration and the Thomas Gallery last Thursday.
The decision to cancel the planned renovation was made when the architect of the project discovered accessibility-related challenges with the new design.
Newman’s Own Foundation awarded Wash. U. Libraries a $50,000 grant to improve the accessibility of collections and digitize the University’s student publications.
This year’s ThurtenE Carnival will take place near Francis Field and Washington University’s May 2018 commencement will be in Brookings Quadrangle, with parking located off campus at The Muny.
Lee and Beaumont Residential College will be renovated in summer 2018 for the incoming class of 2022, delaying its demolition date by an estimated 10-15 years.
After a sprinkler pipe in College Hall froze and burst Jan. 16—causing a significant flood—College Hall will be closed off and under repair until at least Feb. 16.
All Danforth and West campus parking garages began utilizing new gate-arm technology that requires radio frequency identification parking passes for entry Monday.
Olin Library’s Whispers Cafe reopened Tuesday after an 18-month hiatus, offering new coffee and tea options in its latest iteration.
The area between Hillman Hall and Givens Hall will be prepared for closure Nov. 22 through Dec. 15. During this time, signage announcing the closure will be posted, landscaping will be cleared and a temporary sidewalk will be installed.
The new north entrance to Olin Library, located across from Louderman Hall, opened Nov. 1 as the south entrance, located across from Rebstock Hall and previously the only point of access to the library, closed.