Sleep has been proven to boost grades and happiness. So why do college students deprive themselves of sleep when they need it most? Washington University in St. Louis experts have researched that question and, in response, have launched a new sleep campaign.
4,000 glow sticks, 50 academic progams, 100 First 40 events make the start of the school year special for new students.
“The Happiness Series,” a series of weekly lectures on various positive psychology topics by Timothy J. Bono, PhD, assistant dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and lecturer in psychology, will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday evenings during the spring semester. The series begins on Feb. 13 with a presentation on “The science of happiness: What it is, what it’s not, and how it’s pursued.”
CAUSE — the Committee for the Assessment of the Undergraduate Student Experience — is a new group established to more thoroughly and accurately measure the WUSTL undergraduate student experience.The committee, 15 members from throughtout the university community, will coordinate WUSTL assessment efforts, educate the campus community and keep an archive of existing and prior assessments.