New caregiver leave policy for staff takes effect Jan. 1

Washington University in St. Louis will offer its staff members paid parental and caregiver leave effective Jan. 1, announced Henry S. Webber, executive vice chancellor for administration and chief administrative officer.

Nominations sought for Harris Award

Nominations are being accepted for the Jane and Whitney Harris St. Louis Community Service Award, which honors a married couple for extraordinary contributions to the culture and welfare of the metropolitan St. Louis area. The deadline is Oct. 31.

Take part in university conversation on Clayton incident

Washington University faculty, staff and students are invited to take part in a universitywide conversation Thursday, Oct. 11, about the incident in July when some incoming first-year students were stopped by Clayton police officers after leaving a restaurant.

Apply to be faculty fellow for gender equity

The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement and Diversity invites applications for a faculty fellow for the 2018-19 academic year to work on gender equity initiatives for Danforth Campus faculty. 

Submit an event for the Source calendar

Does your department have an event coming up and want to let the campus community know about it? Submit it for consideration through the Source’s online form. 

Danforth Staff Council town hall planned Oct. 16

The Danforth Staff Council will hold its fall 2018 town hall meeting from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Mallinckrodt Center’s Edison Theatre. Chancellor-designate Andrew D. Martin is among the speakers.

Families can take part in Safe Trick or Treat Oct. 20​

St. Louis community members are invited to bring their children to Safe Trick-or-Treat from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, on the South 40 area of the Danforth Campus. Students lead families through the residence halls for trick-or-treating along with Halloween crafts and games.

Hamsini holds open house Sept. 28

Hamsini, the newest living-learning community at Washington University in St. Louis, is holding an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28. Hamsini offers housing for students who are interested in exploring the history and culture of the African diaspora.

Staff kickball tournament planned Oct. 16

The Danforth Staff Council invites university staff members to take part in an inaugural kickball tournament Oct. 16 on Mudd Field, during students’ fall break, following the council’s fall town hall meeting. Sign up by Oct. 5.

New PT practice opens in O’Fallon

The Program in Physical Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has a new clinical practice location in O’Fallon, Mo. The office will hold an open house Oct. 4. 
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