Law and graphic design. Not necessarily two disciplines one thinks of as being related. But a new class at Washington University in St. Louis is using concepts from each to help students wrestle with the challenges of race, place and inequality.
Feng Sheng Hu, the Harry E. Preble Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, has been appointed dean of the faculty of Arts & Sciences and professor of biology and of earth and planetary sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, effective July 1, according to Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.
The task was as Herculean as it was heartbreaking: Pack and ship some 2,000 boxes of books, computers, medications and other essentials to Washington University students across the globe.
As faculty, students and staff come to grips with a new reality, the Center for Teaching and Learning at Washington University in St. Louis has leapt into action to help make the sudden, universitywide transition to online learning.
Campus life at Washington University in St. Louis has been upended in the wake of coronavirus, but the Habif Health and Wellness Center is doing everything it can to reach students and provide consultation and support.
In the wake of the global crisis set into motion by COVID-19, extraordinary actions were put into place involving almost every aspect of Washington University life, including remote learning, working — and living.
Washington University has canceled its 159th Commencement, which had been scheduled for Friday, May 15, due to the continuing global crisis of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.
Images from in and around the Washington University campuses.
William F. Tate IV, dean of the Graduate School, vice provost for graduate education and the Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been appointed executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of South Carolina, effective in July.
Lori S. White, vice chancellor for student affairs and professor of practice in education at Washington University, has been appointed president of DePauw University, effective July 1. She will leave her current position on May 31 to assume her new role, according to Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.