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Friday, May 20, 2022

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Bono discusses wellness on podcast

Timothy Bono, associate dean and a lecturer in Arts & Sciences, researches and teaches about positive psychology and happiness, along with healthy development for college students. Here, he discusses the importance of wellness.

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Who Knew WashU?

Question: The universitywide Commencement ceremony will take place today. What color of tassels and velvet hoods signifies students graduating from the School of Law?

Answer: C) Academic regalia differs based on the level of degree as well as the particular school. Students earning degrees from the School of Law have purple tassels on their caps as well as purple edging on the velvet hoods. Learn more about graduates’ dress on the Commencement website.

Congrats to this week’s winner, staff member Jordan Crean, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!