Arriving at the completed 570,000-square-foot landscape took years of planning, design and construction, about $360 million dollars and multiple teams of architects.
East End construction is on schedule for completion. University Architect James Kolker said that building occupants will be able to move into their new offices over the summer. Construction on McKelvey Hall, the new computer science and engineering building, will continue into fall 2020.
Following the student body’s negative reaction to the news that the Gargoyle and Mallinckrodt 100A would no longer be available to student organizations after May, administrators said they plan to address the concerns of student groups that use those spaces.
The Student Life Editorial Board commends the University for taking proactive steps to solicit feedback as they plan the future of the University.
The Office of Student Affairs put up surveys on boards around campus just before Thanksgiving break, asking students for their thoughts about campus spaces.
As classes begin, students approaching Danforth Campus from the north will be faced with an unpleasant surprise as they encounter the now-closed Overpass for the first time.
An open house event allowed Washington University students, faculty and St. Louis residents to tour the recently opened Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration and the Thomas Gallery last Thursday.
The decision to cancel the planned renovation was made when the architect of the project discovered accessibility-related challenges with the new design.
Lee and Beaumont Residential College will be renovated in summer 2018 for the incoming class of 2022, delaying its demolition date by an estimated 10-15 years.
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