East End News

College graduates wearing rain ponchos toss their caps into the air at Commencement

The happiest day of the year

By Campus Next on May 24, 2018 in East End News

Commencement is often referred to as the happiest day of the year at WashU, with lots of smiles, a few tears of joy and cheers. This year, there was something extra: rain...and construction.

East End site perimeter to expand west this summer

By Campus Next on April 23, 2018 in East End News

This summer, pedestrian ability to get around the east end of the Danforth Campus will be further limited due to work expanding to the west of the construction site. New, temporary pedestrian routes will be put in place after Commencement. Stay tuned.

How Commencement will affect parking

By Campus Next on April 23, 2018 in East End News

Commencement on May 18 is expected to bring more than 15,000 guests to campus. The May 17 Arts & Sciences Recognition Ceremony will attract more than 5,000 guests. Over this two-day period, most Danforth Campus parking spaces will be set aside for guests attending these ceremonies. Read more to l...

Rendering of the new McKelvey Hall to be built on WashU's Danforth campus

A first look at McKelvey Hall

By Campus Next on April 23, 2018 in East End News

It’s the final piece of the East End Transformation at Washington University in St. Louis and new renderings of James M. McKelvey, Sr. Hall demonstrate how the building will incorporate seamlessly into the project.

People listen to a man speak in an exhibit space

Kemper Art Museum ‘Building the Future’ celebration May 4

By Campus Next on April 23, 2018 in East End News

This summer, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum will commence a major expansion as part of Washington University’s larger East End Transformation. On Friday, May 4, the museum will mark the start of construction with a special “Building the Future” celebration.

East End construction cranes create reflections in the windows of Givens Hall.

Classroom concepts come to life on the East End site

By Campus Next on March 22, 2018 in East End News

Graduate architecture students from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts have an invaluable learning experience right outside their door: They are learning lessons in construction during the East End Transformation project.