WashU Tech Den hosts Open House

WashU Tech Den hosted its official open house on May 31st, 2022. A homecoming event was hosted to welcome all back to campus as well as give graduates, professional, and non-residential students an opportunity to engage with the staff, space, and resources provided by Tech Den. The showcase included a WashU-themed 3D putt-putt course, tours […]

Meet Your STS Team: Earl Banez, Operations Supervisor

Student Technology Services (STS) welcomes Earl Banez, who joined the team as a full time member February. Earl has come to STS from a position within the Olin Business School as an SMP Academic Advisor for 3 years and Senior PC Technician for over 15 years. Name: Earl Banez Hometown: St. Louis Position: Operations Supervisor How long […]

WashU Tech Den finds New Home

Tech Den office with people working

The Tech Den has found a permanent home at 6214 Forsyth Blvd and is open for business! Forsyth House (once used as a hub for Sam Fox administrators) was completely renovated and redesigned to meet the technology needs of graduate, professional and commuter students at the university. During the university’s COVID-19 response efforts, the Tech […]

Faces of STS – Vinay Viswanathan

Submitted by Oana Jackson Name: Vinay ViswanathanGrade: Incoming Sophomore – Class of 2024Major: Computer ScienceHometown: West Windsor, New JerseyPosition: Brookings STC – Lien and Gregg Houses What is an important skill that you learned at STS? How to think through any problem, because sometimes problems can be multi-faceted and it’s not always a clear-cut solution, […]

STS- In Defense of SELF

Submitted by Oana Jackson Following the June 3rd emergency alert on the Danforth Campus, STS partnered with WUPD to facilitate a safety meeting for the summer techs. Lt Bob Wayne of WUPD shared best practices for safety and encouraged everyone to use a safety whistle (available for free at WUPD) and to register for a […]

Meet the STS Summer Techs

Submitted by Oana Jackson Name: Herman BraggsGrade: Junior, Class of 2022Major: Communication DesignHometown: Belleville, ILPosition FA21: LeeBeau STC What made you interested in joining STS?From the outside, it seemed like a positive and motivating work environment where you could make connections with other like-minded students. Feels like I wasn’t wrong in my hunch! What tech […]

Congratulations STS 2021 Grads!

Submitted by Oana Jackson These 9 amazing student employees are graduating this year! Be sure to congratulate them and wish them well as they step into the next part of their journeys!

Faces of STS – Anees Patwa

Submitted by Oana Jackson Name: Anees PatwaGrade: Senior class 2021Major: Computer Science and Economics, minor in AccountingHometown: Hamden, ConnecticutPosition: Student Manager of DevSTAC How long have you been with STS?Around 2.5 years. What does DevSTAC do?We build technology solutions to help WashU clients solve their problems and develop new capabilities. We’ve worked on projects ranging […]

Faces of STS – Cheris Black

Submitted by Oana Jackson Name: Cheris BlackMajor: Master’s in Engineering Management (graduated in May 2020)Hometown: Belleville, ILPosition: 3D Print Manager How would you describe the environment of working at STS?Low stress and a lot of fun! What does a typical day at work look like to you? Making 3D designs and assuring the 3D area […]