In honor of the 19th anniversary of 9/11, members of the Washington University in St. Louis College Republicans will plant 2,977 flags — one for each victim of the deadly attacks — on Mudd Field on the Danforth Campus. The university also will lower the American flag over Brookings Hall and ring the bells of Graham Chapel.
Bring your COVID-19 questions to the next “Ask the Doctors” town hall, scheduled for 6 p.m. Sept. 9 on Zoom with two of the university’s top medical experts, Steve Lawrence, MD, and Cheri LeBlanc, MD.
The Healthcare Innovation Lab and the School of Medicine’s Institute for Informatics are holding a Big Ideas competition aimed at innovations in informatics and health-care delivery focused on COVID-19. The deadline is Sept. 30.
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the School of Medicine has opened a telemedicine health clinic for employees and dependents ages 18 and older who suffer from minor ailments and acute illnesses.
A call for proposals is now open for academic units interested in welcoming one of 12 recently announced faculty cluster hires to their schools or departments.
While the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum remains closed to the general public due to COVID-19, the museum will be open to Washington University students, faculty and staff by appointment beginning Sept. 14.
The city of Clayton will be resurfacing Forsyth Boulevard between Wrighton Way and Big Bend on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 1 and 2. Access to Danforth Campus lots and garages will be affected, and the campus circulator and West Campus shuttles won’t operate during the work.
What type of face mask is most effective? Will classrooms and other campus environments be safe for faculty and students this fall? What is the latest guidance for staying healthy? Get answers to these questions and more at a special “Ask the Doctors” town hall for the Danforth Campus community.
Despite previously announced plans, the university’s Office of Recreation and medical officials have decided the Sumers Recreation Center will remain closed indefinitely due to the pandemic. Preparations continue to ensure the center is ready to reopen when it is safe to do so.
Washington University is seeking 2,000 university employees or students to volunteer for a study to evaluate the feasibility of large-scale, rapid COVID-19 saliva testing.