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?
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.
The Kemper Art Museum celebrated reopening its doors with a special exhibition by contemporary Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei Sept. 28.
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.
The end is nigh. In summer 2019, the long-respected Holmes Lounge will serve food for the last time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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