The university’s Africa initiative seeks applications for its collaborative pilot grant program. The program aims to advance research in a variety of fields, such as health, entrepreneurship and sustainability, and to forge collaborations between university faculty and scholars at institutional partners in Africa. Letters of intent are due Sept. 30.
The Center for the Humanities offers internal funding opportunities to Washington University faculty in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Several programs have an Oct. 1 deadline, including the Faculty Fellowship, the Collaborative Research Seed Grant, the Summer Faculty Research Grant and the Grimm Travel Award. Learn more online.
Members of the campus community are encouraged to RSVP to take part in Chancellor Andrew D. Martin’s inauguration ceremony Oct. 3 in Brookings Quadrangle, followed by a reception.
In commemoration of the 18th anniversary of 9/11, Washington University will lower the American flag over Brookings Hall and ring the Graham Chapel bells 18 times at 9:28 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. Also, the university’s College Republicans will again plant flags on Mudd Field in honor of the victims of the deadly attacks.
Washington University will test its emergency communication system at noon Monday, Sept. 16. These tests ensure the university can effectively communicate with the community in an emergency. The test will take place unless there is the potential for severe weather or another emergency is occurring at that time.
The Washington University in St. Louis community — students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends — is invited to become a part of the Oct. 3 inauguration of Andrew D. Martin by submitting group photos and greetings. Here’s how to participate.
Students who bring a bicycle to the Danforth Campus are strongly encouraged to register it for free with Parking & Transportation Services.
We’ve developed a new and improved calendar system that has great visuals and better functionality. The calendar allows you to search by interest or department; simply add events to your personal calendar; and share upcoming events with your circle of friends and colleagues.
Members of the university community are invited to offer their ideas and suggestions to help inform the search for Washington University’s next provost. Visit Chancellor Martin’s website to learn more and take a brief survey.
Members of the Washington University in St. Louis community are invited to host Washington University students in their homes for casual dinner and conversation through the Home Plate program.