east end expansion

‘Sustainable and green’: WU continues to pursue LEED certifications

Sustainability on campus continues to be a pressing issue for many students. Students are cognizant of the amount of compost and recycle bins on campus, as well as how sustainable they personally are. But has anyone ever wondered about the actual environment that they are learning in?

Marc Ridgell | Contributing Writer

Curating the Kemper: Dr. Sabine Eckmann talks art, expansion, Ai Weiwei

Dr. Sabine Eckmann, director and chief curator of the Mildred Kemper Lane Art Museum at Washington University, has curated exhibitions internationally with the biggest names in the modern art world. Most recently, she was responsible for inviting the artist Ai Weiwei to campus to exhibit some of his works, many of which are being displayed in the U.S. for the first time.

Lydia McKelvie | Contributing Writer

Kemper Museum reopens with Ai Weiwei’s ‘Bare Life’ exhibition

The Kemper Art Museum celebrated reopening its doors with a special exhibition by contemporary Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei Sept. 28.

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Construction update: East End completion still on track

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.

Merry May Ma | Contributing Reporter

R.I.P. Holmes Lounge, you will be missed

The end is nigh. In summer 2019, the long-respected Holmes Lounge will serve food for the last time.

Isabella Neubauer | Staff Writer

Etta’s Cafe and Holmes carvery to close with opening of new eatery

Etta’s Cafe and the carvery station in Holmes Lounge are both tentatively set to close with the opening of Parkside Cafe, an eatery in the newly constructed Schnuck’s Pavilion, in the summer of 2019.

Curran Neenan | Contributing Reporter

Overpass construction to end late October as East End Expansion continues

Construction on the new overpass will extend into the fall semester, with the structure re-opening in late October, along with construction on the East End Expansion, the majority of which is expected to be completed by spring of 2019.

Over the summer, the underground parking garage as well as several building structures were completed as a part of the East End expansion.

Kathleen White and Emma Baker | News Editors

East End construction remains on schedule, affects ThurtenE Carnival, commencement

This year’s ThurtenE Carnival will take place near Francis Field and Washington University’s May 2018 commencement will be in Brookings Quadrangle, with parking located off campus at The Muny.

Kathleen White | Staff Reporter

Additional construction to block access to south entrance of Sam Fox School

The area between Hillman Hall and Givens Hall will be prepared for closure Nov. 22 through Dec. 15. During this time, signage announcing the closure will be posted, landscaping will be cleared and a temporary sidewalk will be installed.

Rory Mather | Contributing Reporter

Thurtene Carnival moves locations

The annual ThurtenE Carnival will take place on the west end of the Danforth Campus this spring as a result of construction on the East End of the Danforth Campus.

Emma Baker | Contributing Reporter

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