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Canvas Insider

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How to make student feedback more personal and engaging.

Reminder to Enroll in your 2020 Benefits by Nov. 22!

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Open Enrollment for 2020 benefits ends Nov. 22. Enroll through your personal Open Enrollment page in HRMS. If you already enrolled in your 2020 benefits, no further action is needed.

Nominations open for Ethic of Service Award

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The Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award recognizes members of the university community who exemplify service and engagement with the St. Louis region. Honorees include alumni, employees, retirees, students and volunteers. The nomination deadline is Nov. 15.

Arts & Sciences dean search 2019-20

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Washington University in St. Louis invites nominations and applications for candidates to serve as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences. The Dean works closely with faculty, the Chancellor, and the Provost to maintain the highest standards of research, scholarship, and teaching, and to lead the school in furtherance of the University’s academic and institutional goals.

International research proposals sought

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Several Washington University centers, programs and institutes are currently offering research funding opportunities — including seed funding — for faculty engaged in international collaborative research. Several have deadlines in November.

Education launches new Graduate Certificate Program in Higher Education

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The Graduate Certificate Program in Higher Education (GCPHE) is designed to provide an overview of historical and contemporary issues in higher education for doctoral students who wish to gain a greater understanding of higher education research, policy, assessment and/or administrative practices.

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.

Science research roundup: September 2019

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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.

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