Mosaic Project

Mosaic Project to conclude, be dissolved into Center for Diversity and Inclusion

The Mosaic Project will be announcing its conclusion in the upcoming weeks, wrapping up its year-and-a-half-long presence on Washington University’s campus.

Sam Weien | Contributing Reporter

Center for Diversity and Inclusion opens to students

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion, housed on the second floor of Olin Library, is open for students, though the grand opening is not until Sept. 23.

| Contributing Reporter

Diversity Center seeks director, set to open in fall 2014

Washington University aims to open its Center for Diversity & Inclusion by this fall, with a director for the center to start work this summer. The decision to open a center was made based on the results of reports by an external consultant, Lori Patton Davis of Indiana University, and a University task force, which concluded that a center should be opened in 2014.

| Senior News Editor

Students displeased with University response to Mosaic Project survey results

When campus climate survey results were announced at a forum on Monday, many students were neither surprised by the results nor impressed with Washington University’s response to them.

| News Editor

Mosaic Project builds actual mosaic

Whitey Booger | Possible Mob Affiliate

Let’s stop allowing niceties to prevent meaningful discussions about diversity

To what end are we filling out the Campus Climate Survey? The stunningly non-communicative email accompanying the survey link gave no hints as to what the Mosaic Project’s Assessment and Benchmarking Group hopes to learn from the data collected, or how said data will be applied.

Kierstan Marie Carter | Class of 2016

University accelerates creation of Center for Diversity and Inclusion

With the Bias Report and Support System (BRSS) now in place, the Mosaic Project is looking toward the completion of a fully functioning Center for Diversity and Inclusion before 2015.

Bias Response System launch marks milestone for Mosaic Project

After years of conversations and months of studying other schools’ practices, Washington University’s Bias Report and Support System (BRSS) went live Monday. The online form allows students to report incidents ranging from unequal treatment to text message harassment in which they felt targeted because of bias.

| Senior News Editor

Josh Aiken wins Rhodes scholarship, to study at Oxford starting fall 2014

Senior Josh Aiken, Washington University’s 27th Rhodes scholar and its first in three years, said he has been in a daze since receiving the good news Saturday afternoon—early enough to celebrate with his friends and family in a frenzy before the news came out and the congratulations poured in.

| Senior News Editor

The costs of ‘need-blind’ admissions policies

A New York Times story examining college admissions policies sparked some controversy in late July when Washington University was specifically highlighted as a top university that struggled in recruiting students from low-income households, partially because of a need-conscious policy.

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