Washington University’s genetic-engineering undergraduate research team won a gold medal at the international iGEM Giant Jamboree competition in Boston, held from Nov. 9 to Nov. 13.
Washington University seniors Camille Borders and Jasmine Brown were two out of 32 U.S. undergraduates to be named Rhodes Scholars Nov. 18.
Despite being stalled in their unionization process due to 174 challenged votes, graduate students continued to put pressure on the administration by rallying outside Brookings Hall at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15.
In the Office of Sustainability’s strategic plan, it aims to achieve a 55 percent waste diversion rate and reduce the amount of consumer-generated waste by 35 percent on the Danforth Campus by 2020.
WashU Pride Alliance’s annual Trans Awareness Week, which brings events and speakers to Washington University to celebrate and recognize transgender identities and experiences, started Monday, Nov. 13 and will end Monday, Nov. 20.
Since Sports Club Board (SCB) disbanded several years ago, many students and coaches have felt the need for a unifying body to address common concerns among sports clubs. Now it is back.
Junior Brian Adler and sophomore Alia Nahra were elected speakers of Senate and Treasury, respectively, in an internal Student Union election held Tuesday. They will preside in office until next semester’s elections in March.
Student Union’s Constitutional Council has chosen to reverse freshman Election Commissioner Steven Kish’s decision to disqualify two SU Senate candidates—freshmen Nathan Card and Mia Hamernik—in an opinion released Friday.
Freshman Leah Thompson is applying to create Washington University’s first student group for Native American students in an effort to increase their visibility on campus.
A 19-member committee has been formed to officially commence the board of trustees’ search for the next chancellor of Washington University, following the announcement of Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s retirement in 2019.