News Briefs

‘Chat With the Changellor’ April 8

The Office of Human Resources is offering the opportunity to “Chat With the Chancellor” as part of the Brown Bag Seminar series from 12:10-12:50 p.m. April 8 in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge. Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton will speak on several issues of importance to all members of the University community and will field questions from the audience.

MetroLink groundbreaking event

The first step of the MetroLink expansion project will be taken at 10:30 a.m. April 9, when the ceremonial groundbreaking for the cross-county extension will take place in the West Campus parking lot just east of the West Campus Conference Center. Area mayors and city representatives are scheduled to take part, as are many University administrators including Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton. Others scheduled to appear include St. Louis County Executive Buzz Westfall and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay.

Car wash benefits WU Build

WU Build, the University’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity, will be offering a free car wash from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 5 at Wydown Middle School, 6500 Wydown Blvd. in Clayton. Donations are appreciated. For more information, e-mail Jenny McKinney at

Bear Necessities holding sale

Bear Necessities, located in Wohl Student Center, is offering 30 percent to 75 percent off University logo hats, T-shirts, sweatshirts, vests, jackets, children’s items and more. The annual sale will continue while supplies last. Store hours are Monday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, noon-5 p.m.