Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3, and the Washington University in St. Louis Athletic Complex is ready to welcome students, faculty and staff who are registered to vote in St. Louis County. Polls open at 6 a.m Tuesday and will remain open until all voters in line by 7 p.m. have voted. Daily self-screening and face masks will be required.
Penina Acayo Laker, assistant professor of communication design, discusses the Sam Fox School’s new interdisciplinary minor in creative practice for social change.
For the fourth year, the Source asked a group of first-year students to track their first 40 days on campus, one second of video at a time. They captured walks on campus, Zoom classes and masks — lots and lots of masks. And previous vloggers shared how the COVID crisis has impacted their college careers.
In the past three years, eight students kept a video diary of their first days as first-year students. Find out what has changed for them in the past year.
Washington University in St. Louis’ Emergency Management Department has been awarded full accreditation by the Emergency Management Accreditation Program, an accomplishment only eight universities in the country have achieved.
With so many university meetings and classes continuing to be held via Zoom, the Office of Public Affairs created a new set of WashU-themed virtual backgrounds with fall and winter themes for the community to use.
Andrew Whitaker, a two-sport athlete and a senior biomedical engineering major at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has spent his undergraduate career giving back.
When Celia McKee, a doctoral student studying neuroscience, revealed on Twitter that her grant had been rejected, she wasn’t looking for pity, but asking for honesty. Her message struck a chord: more than 225,500 users liked the viral post and 15,000 shared the message.
A new initiative seeks to tap into WashU’s people power to obtain input from the entire community on ways we can streamline, shift and adapt to benefit the university in lasting, sustainable ways.
Images from on and around the Washington University campuses.