The U.S. and university flags over Brookings Hall are lowered to half-staff in honor of Barbara Bush, wife of former President George H.W. Bush, until sunset Saturday, April 21. Bush died April 17 at age 92.
The Washington University in St. Louis men’s and women’s tennis teams will host the 14th Annual Special Olympics Tennis Clinic from 10 a.m.-noon May 5 at the Tao Tennis Center on the Danforth Campus. The registration deadline is May 1.
The university community is encouraged to provide feedback on the four concepts being considered for the Chouteau Greenway, which will connect neighborhoods and institutions from Forest Park to the Arch. The concepts are available online and in public displays, including at Olin Library and St. Louis College of Pharmacy on the Medical Campus. Complete the survey before April 22.
Applications for the Pancreas SPORE Developmental Research Award, Disparities Developmental Research Award and Career Enhancement Awards are being accepted through May 15. The award supports innovative translational pancreas research and provides up to $75,000 for a year.
The Department of Athletics has launched an online store, ShopWashUBears.com, where people can buy university-branded sweats, hats and other gear.
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton encourages others to support students through Our Washington, the faculty and staff component of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University.
Applications for the SPORE in Leukemia Developmental Research Award, for faculty members at all levels, are being accepted through May 1. The award supports innovative translational leukemia research and provides up to $70,000 for a year.
Washington University faculty and staff are invited to participate in Relay For Life beginning the evening of Saturday, April 7, at Francis Field on the Danforth Campus. The annual 12-hour student-run fundraiser for the American Cancer Society celebrates and honors members of the university and St. Louis communities affected by cancer.
The university Society of Professors Emeriti group will hold its regular luncheon at noon Monday, April 9, at the Gatesworth. Patricia Wolff, MD, professor of clinical pediatrics at the School of Medicine, will discuss her work in Haiti.
Next week, you’ll see something new in our Record distribution: three days of news and perspectives and a new featured focus on happenings around the university. Stay tuned.