12 Washington University students attended the 2022 Conference of the Parties summit (COP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Nov. 6-18.
Student Union Treasury approved an $11,208.95 budget to fund Amala Ekpunobi, a conservative commentator, to speak at a College Republicans (CR) event titled “Why I Left the Left,” Nov. 15.
Washington University ‘21 Alum Tyrin Truong was elected Mayor of Bogalusa, Louisiana, Nov. 8.
Green Action, a student group focused on environmental justice and advocacy, held a rally calling on Washington University to divest from fossil fuels as a part of its Fossil Free WashU campaign, Oct. 27.
Jane Goodall, world-renowned primatologist, anthropologist, and environmental activist, spoke at Graham Chapel last Sunday, Oct. 9, reflecting on defining moments of her career and motivating students to bring positive change to the world throughout their everyday life.
Washington University developed a decade-long strategic plan called “Here and Next” to advance research efforts and extend community success to a global level.
This semester saw the highest COVID rates on campus since the pandemic began, which led the University to put students in overflow isolation housing.
While Washington University’s Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization (CCCU) describes itself as a research center on the cutting edge of climate solutions, the consortium’s support for the continued use of fossil fuels and its focus on carbon capture and sequestration have faced scrutiny.
Co-founder and chief operating officer senior Pryce Yebesi is taking an extended leave of absence from the University to dedicate himself to Utopia full-time.
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