Ervin Scholars

Ervin alumnae discuss movement-building, people-pleasing, self-care

Two Ervin Scholars and St. Louis natives Brittany Packnett Cuningham (Class of 2006) and Morgan DeBaun (Class of 2012) spoke about their experiences at Washington University and beyond regarding movement-building, people-pleasing, and self-care at a talk called “Bridging Gaps: Hometown Ervin Scholars Changing the World” on Sept. 30.

‘McLeod’s Way’ cemented

“Every student known by name and by story,” “Learning is not a spectator sport” and “Words matter.” These words, inscribed on walls surrounding a number of semi-circular benches by the Underpass to the South 40, pay tribute to the late James McLeod. McLeod was the former vice chancellor for students and dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.

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Wash. U. to honor the late James McLeod one year after his passing

A series of memorial events is slated to take place on campus in the coming weeks to commemorate one year since former Dean of Arts & Sciences James E. McLeod passed away. On Sept. 6 of last year, at the age of 67, McLeod passed away due to complications from lung cancer that he had been fighting for two years.

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