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The Graduate Center hosts events for Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

The Graduate Center (TGC) at Washington University has planned a slate of events to celebrate Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, including raffles, guided meditation, and a pizza lunch, April 1 to 5. 

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EIC of The Conversation, France explores the impact of collaborative journalism on academia

Washington University hosted Didier Pourquery, Editor-In-Chief of The Conversation, France, in Olin Library, March 26. He spoke about the need for a collaborative news outlet such as The Conversation and his plans to engage younger audiences with journalism.  

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Clark-Fox Policy Institute: Paid leave is vital for families and economic well-being

The Brown School at Washington University’s Clark-Fox Policy Institute hosted a virtual panel  discussion on Zoom about the importance of paid leave for families, Feb. 28. The event was titled “Supporting Working Parents: Family Friendly Business Policies” and featured five panelists from organizations in the St. Louis area, including a panelist from the City of St. Louis Mayor’s Office.

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Changes to dining over break negatively impact dining employees

Washington University’s dining services underwent a number of changes over winter break that many dining workers have said were not communicated well and made their work more difficult. The changes included an unexpected shift rebidding process and alterations to workers’ job descriptions.

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A&S Office of Graduate Studies hosts inaugural Black History Month Kick-Off Event 

The College of Arts & Sciences Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) hosted a kick-off event to celebrate the start of Black History Month from 7-9 p.m. in Tisch Commons, Feb. 1. This is the first time that Washington University has held an event recognizing the start of Black History Month.

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Professors Loomis and Daschbach deliver Last Lecture on their learning philosophy

Chemistry professors Richard Loomis and Megan Daschbach delivered this semester’s Last Lecture, a semesterly series where professors give a lecture as if it is their last one ever.

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College Democrats and College Republicans debate immigration, free speech on campus, and the Israel-Hamas War

WashU College Republicans (WUCR) and WashU College Democrats co-hosted their Campus Crossfire Debate in Tisch Commons, which led to discussion over immigration, free speech, the economy, and the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas, Tuesday, Nov. 14. 

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Green Action files legal complaint against WashU

The environmental advocacy group Green Action WashU, formerly known as Fossil Free WashU, announced its filing of a legal complaint against Washington University at the Fossil Fuel Divestment Rally this Monday, Oct. 30. 

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Seminar on aging offers an antidote to ageism

Washington University’s Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging hosted its fifth annual Crash Course in Aging event in Hillman Hall on Monday, Oct. 16. 

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Nobel laureate speaks at statistics and data science seminar

  Distinguished University of Chicago economics professor and Nobel Laureate Lars Peter Hansen spoke about “Uncertainty” in economics to 150 seminar attendees at the Charles F. Knight Executive Education & Conference Center on Tuesday, Oct. 17.  Hansen is an expert on “Uncertainty” in economic modeling, which includes how factors like risk, ambiguity, and inherent flaws […]

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