Following the announcement that online courses will begin instruction on Monday, March 23, after an extended spring break, faculty from all schools have been working to develop plans for the transition over the past week.
Washington University’s new doctorate program, the Division of Computational & Data Sciences, has brought together students and professors from a wide range of disciplines to tackle big societal problems through a data-driven lens in its first year of establishment.
One such view is that Writing 1 is not an enjoyable class but still necessary in the college education framework. Another such view—my view—is that the entire course is irrelevant and should be done away with entirely.
The Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science recently released a survey to gauge student interest in eliminating reading week in favor of a longer final exam period. Citing student concerns, the school hopes to alleviate some students’ overcrowding of exams during finals week.
New dining facilities are being constructed in the engineering and business schools. These facilities are being built with the intent of providing students with convenient places to eat.
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