Announcements, News and Updates
Search for new instructional specialist in Arts & Sciences
A&S is looking for two new instructional designers to help faculty design courses for a variety of remote, hybrid and classroom formats as well as advise on the latest trends in pedagogical innovation.
Affordable mental health care for employees and their children
To support the university community during these stressful times, the WashUDirect Psychiatry service offers convenient, affordable mental health care for employees and their children.
Gephardt Institute launches ‘This Civic Moment’ series
The aim is to provide resources to those seeking to get involved; to applaud civic efforts underway to help those in our university and St. Louis communities; and to provide a place to share perspectives and reflect on this unprecedented time.
Search for Interim Dean of the Graduate School
Arts & Sciences faculty are invited to apply to serve as Interim Dean of the Graduate School and Vice-Provost for Graduate Education. Please submit a letter of interest and a current curriculum vitae to Lisa Siddens, no later than Monday, April 27. All letters of interest will be treated in a fully confidential manner.
Arts & Sciences staff come together to support remote teaching transition
Arts & Sciences staff have been essential to moving classes online in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, often embracing new roles and working across units to build training modules and support systems for faculty who are now teaching remotely.
The Danforth Staff Council is now accepting applications
Come collaborate with colleagues from across the university to represent staff concerns and use your voice to help strengthen lines of communication between the staff and administration.
Facilitating Entering Mentoring
Washington University in St. Louis, in collaboration with the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research, is pleased to invite faculty and staff to apply to participate in a two-day facilitator training workshop designed to increase the capacity for research mentor trainings offered at colleges and universities, research institutes, and governmental organizations.
Reminder about novel coronavirus
University administration is tracking developments with the novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China. Community members can stay up to date with the latest information on WashU's Emergency Management website.
Zoom video conferencing service available
Zoom video conferencing service debuted Feb. 1 as Washington University’s primary video conferencing tool. All faculty, staff and students can use the service for free by signing in with their WUSTL Key.
Reminder of key university policies
To ensure broad communication, certain key university policies are published annually in The Record. These policies are intended to promote and support a positive working and learning environment. The policies also are available on the Human Resources website.
Staff hires and transitions: Spring 2020
Congratulations to recent hires in Arts & Sciences and to those who have transitioned into new roles!