Check out the well-being resources available to WashU employees

 Our mission is deeply rooted in serving others. To do that well, prioritizing self-care is vital. The employee experience at WashU embraces a culture that places emphasis on nurturing well-being.   Whether you are interested in joining a team of your peers in the Spring Well-Being Challenge or would like to recognize a colleague for their […]

Empowering Users: Understanding WashU IT End User Services

End User Services serve as the backbone of the WashU IT infrastructure, empowering the university community to focus on their core tasks by understanding, anticipating, and responding to their technological needs. Join Rick Herman, Executive Director End User Services, Michelle Stirnemann, Director End User Services, Thomas Walker, Senior Customer Relationship Manager, and Nancy Webb, Senior […]

WashU IT hosts St. LouisCIO monthly meeting at EPNEC 

WashU CIO Jessie Minton recently engaged in a morning of thought-provoking discussion on Generative AI with WashU’s Digital Intelligence and Innovation Accelerator’s Dr. Philip Payne and Jerry Fox, Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer at BJC Health System. Check out the LinkedIn post with more information about photos from the event.  WashU IT […]

Recent tours offer engineering students a glimpse inside the Research Data Center 

Thanks to recent tours of the Research Data Center on the Medical School campus, nearly 40 WashU students from an infrastructure architecture class had a valuable practical learning experience.    The student tours were led by Craig Hager, Senior Director of Information Technology, and Tim Flynn, IT Critical Infrastructure Technician III.   Saeed Akbani, Professor of Practice […]

The importance of self-reflection and self-awareness in the workplace 

As I have been re-reading “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable” by Patrick Lencioni, well listening to the audio book, it has had me thinking about self-awareness. The book is tale about reasons that teams fail to function effectively and how we can work to correct course.  Self-awareness is not one of the […]

Complete Harassment Prevention Training in Workday by April 12th 

All WashU employees have been assigned annual harassment prevention training in Workday, which must be completed by April 12. The course was developed by Skillsoft, a leading expert in compliance training. Contingent employees are not required to complete the training.       Warning: some employees might find the simulated photos or exercises to be distressing. The subject […]

Staff Recognition and Awards: Please nominate your peers

Distinguished Honor Awards  nominations are open and being accepted until 5 pm CT, Friday, March 15th. Explore the categories under Universitywide, Central Fiscal Unit (CFU,) Medical School, and Danforth Campus School awards and consider nominating your peers or leaders for these prestigious honors.  Staff Recognition Awards this year will return to an in-person component. Staff with […]

Pause to technology purchases and projects involving student data

As we approach the start of the complicated go-live year for  Workday Student, we are asking that schools and units pause the purchase of new technologies or the start of new technical projects that involve student data. This pause is temporary but necessary to ensure no negative impacts to our transition to Workday Student. Further, we […]

Optimizing Healthcare Delivery through IT: Insights into Clinical and Research Information

In this ImpacT video installment, WashU IT highlights how we are streamlining clinical workflows, driving groundbreaking research initiatives, and delivering world class patient information. Optimizing Healthcare Delivery through IT: Insights into Clinical and Research Information explores the world of clinical information, connecting Information Technology to patients at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM). In collaboration […]

WashU IT Hub – Changes coming to 4480 Clayton

Some changes are coming to our 4480 Clayton office space that will impact the layout and location of WashU IT departments.  In alignment with our IT Operating Model and due to the current space being underutilized, the decision has been made to consolidate WashU IT’s office space at 4480 Clayton. A research trial for the Mallinckrodt Institute for Radiology (MIR) will also be moving into […]