New thermostat setpoint policy rolls out

It’s a common complaint in office buildings across the country: Once summer hits and air conditioners crank up, many employees find themselves freezing, often stashing extra sweaters or blankets at work in an effort to stay warm inside while temperatures skyrocket outside. Washington University in St. Louis’ Office of Sustainability is partnering with the Danforth […]

Alum investigates Clayton’s lost black neighborhood

Recent university alumna Emma Riley is a proud graduate of Clayton High School, but her perceptions of her hometown changed after she started studying Clayton’s history. Her documentary, “Displaced & Erased,” explores how city leaders zoned Clayton’s once-thriving black neighborhood out of existence to expand the central business district.

Giving back for a better future

Albert Ip, BS’ 73, has volunteered with the university for more than 15 years. What keeps him coming back? He’s dedicated to higher education and the impact it can have on one person’s future and the world at large.
Michael King, AB ’87, has worked in cities around the globe to improve urban and street design. He’s a “traffic calmer,” making streets safer for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists.

Designing safer streets

Michael King, AB ’87, has worked in cities around the globe to improve street design. He’s a “traffic calmer,” making streets safer for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists.
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