Announcements, News and Updates

Staff Council town hall planned Oct. 14

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The Danforth Staff Council will hold its fall town hall meeting from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, at Edison Theatre in the Mallinckrodt Center. Hear updates on human resources issues, MyDay and more.

Humanities grants available

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The Center for the Humanities offers internal funding opportunities to faculty in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Several programs have an Oct. 1 deadline, including the Faculty Fellowship, the Collaborative Research Seed Grant, the Summer Faculty Research Grant and the Grimm Travel Award.

Recognizing excellence in teaching and service

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At the faculty welcome reception held Sept. 10, Dean Barbara Schaal presented the annual Arts & Sciences faculty awards. This year's awardees were Stan Braude, Liz Borgwardt, Lerone Martin, Steve Fazzari, and Adrienne Davis.

Staff hires and transitions: Fall 2019

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Congratulations to recent hires in Arts & Sciences and to those who have transitioned into new roles! 

Share your feedback on provost search

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Members of the university community are invited to offer their ideas and suggestions to help inform the search for Washington University’s next provost. Visit Chancellor Martin’s website to learn more and take a brief survey.

Meet our new faculty: Natural sciences and mathematics

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This semester, Arts & Sciences welcomes more than 30 new faculty members! Meet some of the new members of our community.

Recognizing outstanding staff in Arts & Sciences

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Every fall, Arts & Sciences presents the Outstanding Staff Awards and Dean's Award in recognition of extraordinary contributions to the effectiveness of teaching, advising, counseling, and research in Arts & Sciences. This year, Robert Chien, Rachel Dunaway, and Sue McKinney were celebrated for their exemplary service.

Meet our new faculty: Humanities

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This semester, Arts & Sciences welcomes more than 30 new faculty members! Meet our newest instructors and colleagues in the humanities.

Meet our new faculty: Social sciences

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This fall semester, Arts & Sciences welcomes more than 30 new faculty members! Meet the newest instructors to join our community.

Expanded Staff Time-off Benefits

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The university has expanded its paid time off benefits for benefits-eligible staff to support a healthy work-life balance. A new Short-Term Medical Disability benefit and enhancements to time-off benefits became effective July 1, 2019. View the new Leaves of Absence website hub for details on time off and to learn how to request leave benefits.

New class start times to take effect Fall 2019

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Effective Fall 2019, Danforth Campus class start and end times will be observed “as listed” (i.e. published in Course Listings) with the transition time between classes taking place at the end of the published time, instead of at the beginning of the published time.

2017-2019 Arts & Sciences Web Redesign Project

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Keep up with our progress on the new A&S redesign project!

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