East End Parking Facility now available

The East End Parking Facility has opened. Through Wednesday, July 31, employees with valid fiscal year 2019 red, yellow and ParkSmart permits can use the facility. Beginning Aug. 1, employees with a fiscal 2020 Zone 1 parking permit will have access to the garage, Parking and Transportation Services said. 

Summer volunteers needed for Burning Kumquat

The Burning Kumquat, a student-run organic garden on the South 40, seeks volunteers to help with upkeep (and harvest the produce) while many students are gone for the summer. To learn more, stop by the Burning Kumquat between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. any Wednesday in June. 

Apply to join information literacy group

University Libraries and the Gephardt Institute are co-sponsoring an information literacy learning community, which will be held Aug. 12-15 on the Danforth Campus. Interested faculty should apply by June 17.

Record moves to summer schedule

The May 20 issue marks the last Record of the 2018-19 academic year. The next issue will be published Wednesday, May 29, and generally twice weekly through the summer. Visit The Source for the latest news between issues.

Student green ambassadors sought

WashU Green Ambassadors (WUGAs) play a critical role in teaching first-year students about sustainability through activities during orientation week and beyond. Students interested in joining the next WUGA cohort should apply by May 31. 

Flags lowered in honor of law enforcement

The U.S. and university flags over Brookings Hall are lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset today in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day, which recognizes the work of law enforcement officers. 

Reminder: Share your feedback to help inform strategic planning

Chancellor-elect Andrew Martin is looking for input from the university community to help inform the strategic planning process that is getting underway this spring. In addition to small group conversations and formal meetings at the school and university levels, an online form is available where you can share your thoughts about the university’s short- and long-term priorities.

Students can apply to join climate delegation

Undergraduate and graduate students from all schools may apply to join the university’s  delegation to attend a United Nations climate conference in fall 2019 or spring 2020. Applications will be reviewed beginning Friday, April 12.

Blood drive encourages student groups’ participation

The Washington University in St. Louis community is gearing up for the next universitywide blood drive April 3, with locations at the Athletic Complex on the Danforth Campus and at Olin Gym on Medical Campus. To encourage participation, students can sign up as part of a student group to donate or to volunteer.

Electronics recycling, paper shredding on campus March 29

The Office of Sustainability and the Knight Executive Education and Conference Center will hold an electronic waste recycling and confidential paper shredding event from 8-10:30 a.m. Friday, March 29, on Snow Way, outside Knight and Bauer halls.
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