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Arts & Sciences Announces Summer Online Learning Pilot

On February 29, Washington University College of Arts & Sciences announced the arrival of a flexible learning program to take place over the summer of 2024.

| Contributing Writer

Opinion Submission: Will WashU protect its Arab and Muslim students? Concerned faculty members condemn Seth Crosby’s racist statements and demand action

We must protect the value universities offer as spaces for mobilizing against injustice and critiquing ongoing forms of oppression. 

Reopening, Part 3: Faculty prepare for a hybrid semester

With a hybrid semester, faculty members had a decision to make: To teach in-person or stay fully remote. With course quality, safety and other personal considerations to take into account, we explore how professors made that choice.

| Multimedia Editor

Teaching COVID-19: The making of a 1000-person class

As Krista Milich prepared for her class on the coronavirus, she didn’t know how many students would enroll. She heard that 10 students might join, maybe even 100.

| Senior Scene Editor

Dean Barbara Schaal to step down at end of 2019-2020 academic year

Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences Barbara Schaal will conclude her term at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, officials from Washington University announced last week.

| Senior News Editor

ArtSci restrictions stifle interdisciplinary exploration

College is nothing if not a natural habitat for important-sounding buzzwords, and assuming you haven’t spent your time under a soundproof rock, it’s likely you’ve heard the phrase “liberal arts education” a time or two (hundred).

Dean’s List GPA raised, no change in honors

Following word that the requirements to the Dean’s List are changing this semester, the administration says there are no plans to change the requirements for College Honors. Students received an email alerting them of the change to the Dean’s List criteria from Dirk Killen, an associate dean in the College of Arts & Sciences at the beginning of the semester.

| Senior News Editor

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