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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.

| Staff Writer

University hires 55 new faculty members for the College of Arts & Sciences

The University’s College of Arts & Sciences has hired 55 new professors for the upcoming academic year, an unprecedentedly large number of faculty compared to previous years. 

| Junior News Editor

Arts & Sciences Council hosts Faculty and Staff Award Ceremony 

On April 19, over 100 members of the Arts & Sciences community gathered in Umrath Lounge for the Arts & Sciences Council’s annual Faculty and Staff Award Ceremony.

| Contributing Writer

Staff Editorial: Ticket subsidization presents opportunity for all

Washington University recently announced that, starting this semester, all Performing Arts Department (PAD) productions will be free to all undergraduate and University College students.

Op-ed: Remembering Dean McLeod

Our greatest resource as a University remains in special individuals and relationships that affect positive change. One special person who changed my life and many others was Dean Jim McLeod.

Zach Linneman | Class of 2011

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).

Revamped ArtSci Council passes new constitution

Though less than 5 percent of eligible students voted, Arts & Sciences students approved the ArtSci Council’s new constitution on Tuesday, giving the group the expectations and structure necessary to move forward.

| Staff Reporter

Inaugural celebration praises liberal arts on campus in Ampersand Week

From Feb. 21-28, Arts & Sciences hosted Ampersand Week to celebrate the liberal arts on campus and give students a chance to celebrate the unique flexibility of the college.

| Contributing Reporter

Semester Online goes offline after ArtSci faculty reject resolution to continue involvement

After College of Arts & Sciences faculty voted 130-116 to end Washington University’s partnership with Semester Online, the international consortium of participating schools has decided to disband. Semester Online, the University’s first foray into online education for undergraduate students, launched last fall.

| Staff Reporter

Take advantage of major adviser guidance

Upon declaring a major, students in the College of Arts & Sciences are assigned a major adviser with whom they must meet at the end of every semester before they can register for the next semester’s courses.

| Staff Columnist

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