Administrators hosted an in-person event with catered alcohol and at least a dozen people inside Brauer Hall Wednesday afternoon, just days after the University increased its alert level to orange and as strict guidelines for other events remain in place.
Owning an electric car on campus may have just gotten more tempting. Last week, the Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering installed an electric-car charging station outside of Brauer Hall. Free for any Washington University student or faculty member, the station can charge two vehicles at a time.
A mishap with a reaction experiment in an environmental nanochemistry laboratory of Brauer Hall brought at least nine fire trucks to the northeast of campus Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured and, according to fire department officials at the scene, damage was negligible.
Brauer Hall for the Washington University School of Engineering is scheduled to be officially open and ready for use in the fall of 2010.
ThurtenE Carnival, which will occur the weekend of April 18 and 19, has been moved this year to Brookings Drive, the grassy median in front of Brookings Hall. This is a break from previous years, when the carnival was held in the parking lot closest to Whitaker Hall.
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