Hyflex courses. Synchronous learning. PTZ cameras. The lingo of the COVID-19 era classroom is new to many students, but not to Tom Furby, director of classroom services at the Center for Teaching and Learning at Washington University in St. Louis. In the latest installation of WashU Spaces, Furby shows off the educational technology that will support students whether they are in the classroom or around the globe.
The Spartan Light Metal Products Makerspace is not the first makerspace on campus, but it is the most accessible. Anyone — students, faculty and staff — can be a member, no experience required. The latest installation of WashU Spaces offers a tour of the makerspace’s features.
More than 5,000 plants form a literal wall of green that rises 30 feet in the air. Welcome to the Kuehner Court, located in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts’ new Anabeth and John Weil Hall. The new space will be dedicated Oct. 2 as part of Washington University’s east end dedication.
The latest edition of WashU Spaces visits the Wigdor Cycling Studio, aka the Dark Room, at Sumers Recreation Center, where indoor cycling instructors use big data and heavy beats to motivate riders.
Lisa Bulawsky, professor of art at the Sam Fox School, offers a guided tour of the Dubinsky Printmaking Studio, home to the nationally renowned print shop Island Press.
For the latest edition of WashU Spaces, Kellie Mandry, assistant director for facilities, offers a tour of a refreshed Holmes Lounge and shares what has changed and what will, forever, remain the same.
The Thomas Eliot B House room of Washington University in St. Louis sophomore Camryn Okere is more than a place to crash and study — it is a curated collection of art, an expression of her personal ethos and a modern marvel in storage. It is also the winner of the Office of Residential Life’s inaugural Room Decorating Contest.
Keith Hengen, assistant professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, collects more than 20 terabytes of data a day. Through big data, new technology and good coffee, Hengen has set out to discover how systems of neurons interact. And, in doing so, he created a new sort of workspace that is both functional and fun.
In its third installment, WashU Spaces visits the office of James Kolker, university architect and associate vice chancellor. Kolker shares his vision for the east end, why he loves the bunny and his first reaction to the campus’ rosy hue.
In its second installment, WashU Spaces visits the University Libraries Preservation Lab on the West Campus. The lab repairs and restores hundreds of damaged books every year.