Departments encouraged to hire Federal Work-Study students

Hiring qualified students for work-study jobs is more affordable than ever. The U.S. Department of Education will cover 70 percent of a student’s pay, up from 50 percent. The university department pays the rest.

School supply drive in August

The Knight Executive Education and Conference Center is holding a school supply drive. Between now and Aug. 30, donate new school supplies — such as pencils, backpacks, crayons and scissors — at drop-off points in the Knight Center and in Knight and Bauer halls.

Grant applications sought from junior researchers

The School of Medicine is accepting applications for the American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant to support junior investigators who have no national peer-reviewed research grant support.

Road, Metro restrictions this weekend

To accommodate construction of the new pedestrian and cyclist bridge onto the Washington University in St. Louis campus, Forest Park Parkway will be closed between Skinker and Big Bend boulevards from 6 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, until 6 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Interdisciplinary research project funding available

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research seeks proposals for seed grant and planning grant funding for interdisciplinary research projects. Those pursuing seed grants should express interest by Oct. 12.

Brown School launches PTSD course

This fall, the Brown School will launch its second post-master’s certificate program with a collaborative teaching approach that will emphasize research-backed interventions, hands-on learning and advanced concepts helpful in treating post-traumatic stress disorder.

Ticket sales for Cardinals game end soon

Faculty and Staff Night at the Ballpark will take place Aug. 1, when the St. Louis Cardinals take on the Colorado Rockies. Online sales for discounted tickets end in mid-July.

WashU families invited to Olympic Day celebration

Members of the Washington University in St. Louis community are invited to bring their children to Olympic Day 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 22, at Francis Field and Sumers Recreation Center.

Sam Fox School, AIA St. Louis announce 2018 Steedman Fellowship

The 2018 James Harrison Steedman Fellowship in Architecture asks how infrastructure shapes our individual and collective environments. The biennial research competition for early-career architects is organized by the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, in concert with AIA St. Louis. Registration opens Aug. 15 and proposals are due Nov 1.
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Doctoral education retreat planned this fall

Interested faculty are invited to apply for the fall 2018 “Redefining Doctoral Education in the Humanities” faculty retreat, which will take place Sept. 28-29 and Oct. 6.
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