In mid-January, a revamped WUSTL Key log-in page will make its debut. The Office of Information Technology wanted users to know the update is legitimate. While functionality won’t change, the page will have better visuals, a streamlined interface and be more mobile-friendly.
The Office of Information Security at Washington University in St. Louis has recently revised and updated its policies to reflect changes in the information security landscape. Learn more on the office’s website.
The Active Commuter Hub is opening for the university community. Located on the lower level of the Schnuck Pavilion on the east end of the Danforth Campus, it’s a project of the Office of Sustainability and Parking & Transportation Services. Those who’d like to become a member must enter a lottery by Dec. 15.
The Washington University in St. Louis Police Department invites the campus community to join its effort to bring holiday joy to two local families through its Blue Santa program. Donations will be accepted until Dec. 20.
The Campus Bookstore in Mallinckrodt Center and the Medical Campus Bookstore will hold their annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Employees are eligible for 30% off of clothing and gift purchases in store.
The School of Medicine’s Institute for Informatics and BJC Healthcare’s Healthcare Innovation Lab are again holding the Big Ideas competition. Letters of intent are due Dec. 13.
Undergraduate and graduate students at Washington University can submit entries for the annual A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival. The deadline to turn in scripts — which may be full-length, one-act or 10-minute plays — is 4 p.m. Jan. 17. Winning playwrights will be announced in March.
The Center for the Humanities in Arts & Sciences and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts’ College and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design announce a new round of Divided City faculty collaborative grants.
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research provides one-year seed grants of up to $50,000 to support interdisciplinary teams collaborating on new and innovative research that has the potential for broad scientific or societal impact. Letters of intent are due Nov. 25, with full proposals due Dec. 17.
The Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award recognizes members of the university community who exemplify service and engagement with the St. Louis region. Honorees include alumni, employees, retirees, students and volunteers. The nomination deadline is Nov. 15.