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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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Coronavirus alters university history

In the wake of the global crisis set into motion by COVID-19, extraordinary actions were put into place involving almost every aspect of university life, including remote learning, working — and living.

Commencement canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Washington University has canceled its 159th Commencement, which had been scheduled for May 15, due to the continuing global crisis of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.

WashU Expert on architecture of transmission

As the world grapples with the novel coronavirus outbreak, Hongxi Yin, at the Sam Fox School, is exploring whether using portable furnaces to sterilize contaminated building exhaust might help to stem the contagion.

WashU Experts on economic impact of coronavirus

Olin Business School faculty offer perspectives on the economic, financial and everyday business reactions to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

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Campus Announcements

Many events canceled due to COVID-19

In an effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in the St. Louis area, many university events have been canceled. Some expect to be rescheduled later this year. Visit the COVID-19 website for regular updates on university policies.

WashU in the News

The new coronavirus can live on surfaces for 2-3 days — here’s how to clean them


Why coronavirus-related sports cancellations are ‘unprecedented’


As virus extends its reach, a new reality sets in for St. Louis region and beyond

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Changing the world through science, Lan Yang is an inspiration for women at Washington University


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