The Gephardt Institute’s Civic Engagement Fund provides support for initiatives that cultivate community engagement. All members of the Washington University community are eligible to apply for funding, which can range from $500 to $5,000, depending on the project. The deadline is March 8.
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum is now accepting proposals for the fall 2019 Teaching Gallery exhibition. The gallery is a space dedicated to exhibiting works from the museum with ties to university courses. The deadline for faculty to submit proposals is March 1.
Women in Global Health is an international network aiming to achieve gender equality in global health leadership, and a chapter has launched at the university, with support from the Institute for Public Health. Those interested in gender and global health issues are encouraged to get involved.
The Danforth Staff Council, which works with the administration to address staff concerns, is accepting applications for new members. Applications are due by Feb. 20. Also, the spring town hall meeting will be held March 12.
Undergraduate and graduate students who love collecting books can submit entries for this year’s Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competition. The deadline is March 4, and winners can receive up to $1,000.
The Washington University community is invited to nominate black students for the James E. McLeod Honors and Awards Program. The program recognizes the achievements of black students in academic excellence, research, leadership and community service. Nominations close March 1.
Metro Transit officials will hold a series of town hall meetings in February to hear from Washington University faculty, staff and students.
A university blood drive will be held Tuesday, Jan.29, on the Danforth and Medical campuses.
Applications are now open for University Libraries’ Newman Exploration Travel Fund (NEXT). Graduate and undergraduate students, along with Danforth Campus faculty and staff members, are invited to apply for a travel grant. Applications are due by Feb. 28.
The Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award recognizes members of the university community who exemplify service and contribution to the St. Louis region. Honorees include alumni, employees, retirees, students and volunteers. The nomination deadline is Feb. 1.