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WashU Votes hosts on-campus polling for municipal election for the first time

WashU Votes and Washington University’s Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement hosted a polling place in the Danforth University Center for the Missouri Municipal Election for the first time in the University’s history, April 2.

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‘That’s the story of the murder of my mother’s entire family’: Holocaust survivor speaks about intergenerational trauma

Erika Schwartz described to Washington University students the horrific experiences her family faced during the Holocaust as well as the ensuing trauma that haunted them for generations after, March 28.

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SU Senate votes for resolution calling for University to divest from Boeing

In a meeting attended by nearly 200 total students, Student Union (SU) Senate passed a resolution 15 to 5 with one abstention, via an unprecedented anonymous vote, calling on Washington University to divest from and cut professional ties with Boeing, March 19. 

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SU Senate discusses how to handle Dybvig and Boeing

The Student Union Senate discussed the possibility of continued protests in regard to Professor Phil Dybvig’s continued employment and made preliminary preparations for the upcoming Boeing resolution vote in its meeting this Tuesday, March 5.

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Dr. Daylan teaches how exoplanets are discovered and characterized

Dr. Tansu Daylan, Assistant Professor of Physics, presented on exoplanets and their transits as part of the Saturday Science Lecture series leading up to the April 8 eclipse on Saturday, Mar. 2.

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Dr. Ferrer explains the eclipse that made Einstein famous

Dr. Francesc Ferrer, Associate Professor of Physics, presented “The Eclipse That Made Einstein World-Famous” as part of the Saturday Science Lecture series leading up to the April 8 eclipse on Saturday, Feb. 24. 

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Dr. Manel Errando reveals how eclipses have shaped humanity

Dr. Manel Errando presented “Eclipses Through Time: Unveiling the Celestial Tapestry of Human History” as part of the Saturday Science Lecture Series on Saturday, Feb. 17. 

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Dr. Newland’s Syphilis Open Classroom Reveals the Dangers and History of the Disease

The Brown School hosted a virtual Open Classroom on “Syphilis: An Infectious Disease Perpetuated by Social Inequities,” presented by Dr. Jason Newland, professor of pediatrics, as part of its 2024 Black History Month Speaker Series, Feb. 13. 

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Political author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah shares his writing tips and experiences

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, author of award-winning “Chain Gang All-Stars” and “Friday Black,” traveled to Washington University on Jan. 31 for a book reading and Q&A about his experience as a political author.

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Washington University launches its own version of ChatGPT

Washington University released its own secure version of ChatGPT for free use by all University students, faculty, and staff, Dec. 19, 2023.

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