Engineering School

Reopening, Part 3: Faculty prepare for a hybrid semester

With a hybrid semester, faculty members had a decision to make: To teach in-person or stay fully remote. With course quality, safety and other personal considerations to take into account, we explore how professors made that choice.

| Multimedia Editor

The Engineering School’s emerging diversity problem

Last week, as I ate my usual chocolate chip scone during my usual Tuesday office hours (11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Jolley Hall Room 409, if you’re in CSE 240: Logic and Discrete Mathematics) with my usual female co-teaching assistant, a male engineering student walked into our room and asked, “Are you two the only TAs scheduled right now?” We were, as only two TAs are required to help the one—or two, if we’re lucky—students that come in per session.

| Staff Writer

Quatrano steps down, Bobick named new dean of engineering

After serving five years as dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ralph Quatrano will step down on July 1 to make way for Aaron Bobick.

| News Editor

Posting fliers represents student engagement

Recently, a student posted paper fliers on several engineering school flat screens, decrying the technology for wasting money and energy. The fliers were summarily removed twice, but it’s apparent that the point did not go unheeded: The engineering school has since limited the hours that the flat screens are turned on to 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday through Friday.

Screens to go Green

Following a silent demonstration from an anonymous party, the Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science has pledged to cut down the amount of time it operates several flat-screen televisions in its buildings.

| Staff Reporter

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