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April 2021

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Watershed moments

Watershed moments

The effects of climate change cannot be handled piecemeal, argues Derek Hoeferlin. Managing 21st-century waterways will require coordination on a continental scale — and a foundational understanding of how water shapes our environment.
Finding our way

Finding our way

The university develops a new “curriculum” to help members of our community cope during the pandemic.

Highlands hunt for climate answers

Two Washington University scientists are reconstructing past climate and cultural shifts in the Peruvian Andes. Today, such high-altitude parts of the tropics are warming faster than the rest of the globe. What Bronwen Konecky and Sarah Baitzel discover could help predict how this delicate ecosystem might be affected in the future.

Forging ahead

Forging ahead

Now more than a year into the pandemic, we are beginning to see some light at the end of the tunnel. I’m happy to report, despite the challenges we face as a community, that we continue to advance our mission in education, research and patient care.

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