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University of Illinois dean named as next WU Arts and Sciences dean of faculty

Feng Sheng Hu will serve as Washington University’s next dean of the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences, July 1, Chancellor Andrew Martin announced today.

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WU cancels class of 2020 commencement ceremony

Washington University canceled commencement for the class of 2020, Chancellor Andrew Martin announced in a video message to the graduating class, Monday evening, as concern over COVID-19’s spread grows nationwide.

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‘We must err on the side of caution’: WU suspends in-person instruction for remainder of spring semester in response to COVID-19, tells students not to come back to campus

University administrators instructed all students on the Danforth and Medical campuses not to return to campus after spring break due to concern over the spread of COVID-19.

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Lori White appointed 21st president of DePauw University

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori White will serve as the next president of Depauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, effective July 1. She will end her tenure at Washington University, May 31, the University announced Tuesday.

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The March 3 SU executive leadership ballot, explained

Student Union will host elections for the SU executive board, Senate, Treasury, class councils and Olin Business Council March 3.

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ABS honors diversity of Black student achievements with ‘Black Talks, Black Thoughts’

The Association of Black Students continued their 2020 Black History Month programming series, Feb. 25 in the Orchid Room, with the third annual “Black Talks, Black Thoughts,” which offered students and faculty the opportunity to give a 10 minute presentation on any topic of their choosing.

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‘Stop the violence, stop the hate’: Ekta urges student solidarity

Ekta, a South Asian discussion group, hosted “Stop Genocide in India: A Student Demonstration,” to raise Washington University’s awareness of rising fascism and Islamophobia overseas Feb. 20.

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Campus Life and Title IX’s jurisdiction, explained

In light of the recent controversy surrounding Kappa Sigma’s new pledge class, Title IX and Campus Life are clarifying their respective roles in the response process to allegations of sexual assault.

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Student Union passes general budget using new streamlined process

Student Union unanimously passed the general budget for the 2020-2021 school year, Feb. 16, approving $3,756,970 of $4,246,843.70 total requested funds.

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Fossil Free WashU calls for the University to ‘break up’ with fossil fuels this Valentine’s Day

Fossil Free WashU celebrated National Day of Divestment, Feb. 13, with “Break Up with Fossil Fuels,” a rally calling for Washington University to “break up with” and divest from fossil fuels.

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