In an effort to decrease missed appointments, Habif Health and Wellness Center at Washington University in St. Louis is encouraging students to sign up for text message appointment reminders.
The U.S. and university flags over Brookings Hall are lowered to half-staff until sunset Monday, Feb. 19, as a mark of respect for those killed in the shooting Feb. 14 at a high school in Parkland, Fla.
Nominations are being accepted for the Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes a staff member for exceptional effort and contributions to the university. Nominations are due by March 2.
A series of posters highlighting notable African-Americans in science and technology is on display in the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (FLTC) Atrium on the Washington University Medical Campus through Feb. 28. The traveling poster series then can be seen in Seigle Hall on the Danforth Campus from March 5-29; and again at the FLTC Atrium from Aug. 1-31.
Applications are now open for the 2018 Global Impact Award (GIA), Washington University in St. Louis’ business plan competition for ventures that are scalable, sustainable and quick-to-market with proof of concept and a broad impact. The deadline is noon March 19.
To ensure broad communication, certain key university policies are published annually in The Record. These policies are intended to promote and support a positive working and learning environment. The policies also are available on the Human Resources website.
To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the novel “Frankenstein,” the university is hosting a student competition. The prompt for the challenge is “The New Frankenstein,” and students can enter written or visual works. The submission deadline is Oct. 15, and winners will receive up to a $1,000 prize.
The university’s annual trademark licensed supplier fair will take place next month. The fair will be 11 a.m.–2 p.m. March 6 in the Eric P. Newman Education Center on the Medical Campus. The fair is open to university faculty, staff and students. RSVP by March 2 to attend.
The Women’s Society of Washington University seeks nominations for the Harriet K. Switzer Leadership Award. The nomination deadline is Feb. 23.
Washington University in St. Louis staff are invited to participate in the university’s many diversity and inclusion programs, including the upcoming Day of Discovery & Dialogue, through the new Staff Passport Program.