Flags lowered to half-staff in memory of Pittsburgh synagogue victims

The U.S. and university flags over Brookings Hall are lowered to half-staff until sunset Wednesday, Oct. 31, as a mark of respect for those killed in the shooting Oct. 27 at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

Read the presidential proclamation. 

In addition, a community unity gathering and tree planting to honor the victims and reaffirm the university’s values¬†will take place at noon Oct. 31 at the Francis Field gates, west of Simon Hall, on the Danforth Campus.

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