Hydra Stop & Learn May 13

By Shannon Davis on May 2, 2016

On Friday, May 13, the Libraries will host information sessions on Hydra to help WUSTL students, faculty, and staff become familiar with the platform. The sessions are free, and all students, faculty, and staff are welcome. For more information, contact Andrew Rouner at arouner@wustl.edu. Schedul...

University Libraries to Launch New Digital Platform

By Julie Hale on May 2, 2016

The Washington University Libraries are launching a new digital repository on the Hydra platform on May 2. Institutions around the world are using Hydra to host digital repositories and collections because it improves the accessibility of locally created digital collections. The Libraries current...

Student Publications across the Years

By Karisa Tavassoli, WU Class of 2016 on May 2, 2016

Publications are integral to spreading news, information, opinions, and art among students. Consequently, student publications are critical to understanding campus climate and culture. The University Archives holds decades of published material featuring student work. Below are pictures and excer...

James Dickey’s May Day Sermon

By k.lamb on May 1, 2016

May Day Sermon to the Women of Gilmer County Georgia by a Woman Preacher Leaving the Baptist Church  by James Dickey   Poet James Dickey was well-known for his strong self identification as a Southerner and his proclamations in the name of Southern-ness. In a 1987 interview, he stated, “the ...

The Power of Student Activism

By Karisa Tavassoli, WU Class of 2016 on May 1, 2016

Activism led by Wash. U students has been alive and growing over the most recent years. However, it is important to realize that student activism has been a very important (and often glossed over) history of Washington University. Students of a Democratic Society was founded at Wash. U. in 1965 a...