Search begins for dean to lead reimagined University College

Search begins for dean to lead reimagined University College

Washington University in St. Louis has launched a national search for a new dean to lead professional and continuing education at the university. Currently operating as University College, the school is being reimagined as a community-focused hub for adult learners in the St. Louis region, providing new programs for career advancement and enrichment.
New ‘Musical Lunch Box’ event Feb. 26

New ‘Musical Lunch Box’ event Feb. 26

Six students from the Department of Music in Arts & Sciences will perform works by Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin, Schumann and Liszt at noon Friday, Feb. 26, as part of the department’s new “Musical Lunch Box” series. Intended to simulate the live concert experience, the performance will be filmed in a single take from the 560 Music Center’s E. Desmond Lee stage.
The Gratitude Project debuts

The Gratitude Project debuts

COVID-19 is the worst. Tim Bono, campus happiness expert, won’t pretend otherwise. But to protect our mental and physical health, it’s vital to celebrate small kindnesses and pieces of good news. “The Gratitude Project,” a new video series, highlights faculty, staff and students rising up for the greater good.
What GameStop can teach us about lottery-like short squeezes

What GameStop can teach us about lottery-like short squeezes

Although brick-and-mortar companies like GameStop and AMC Theaters have given investors reason to count them out of stock market success, a huge surge via a “short squeeze” was both predicted and expected in recent research by an expert at Washington University in St. Louis.
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