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Professors of hands-on classes face challenges when switching to virtual format

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.

| Senior Editor

New doctorate program combines social and data sciences

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.

| News Editor

Point: Without consistency, Writing 1 is irrelevant

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.

| Senior Forum Editor

Removing reading week won’t solve finals stress

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.

After delays, new eateries set to open in Lopata, Simon halls

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.

| Staff Reporter

New engineering building to open doors in fall 2010

Brauer Hall for the Washington University School of Engineering is scheduled to be officially open and ready for use in the fall of 2010.

| Staff Reporter

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