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Monday, Jan. 23, 2017

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Psychologist Ariely leads off spring Assembly Series

The university’s signature lecture series, the Assembly Series, begins its spring 2017 schedule Feb. 2 with a presentation by renowned psychologist Dan Ariely. Mitt Romney speaks later that month.

New insight into origin of stomach cancer

New research at the School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center have found that damage to acid-secreting cells alone doesn’t jump-start the transformation of healthy cells into precancerous cells — at least in a mouse model.

University announces new recycling guidelines

The Office of Sustainability reminds the community that recycling bins are for clean, dry waste. That means no products containing food, liquid or ice are allowed. Paper-based soda or coffee cups and plastic utensils also cannot be recycled.

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Campus Announcements

Nominations open for Ethic of Service award

The Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award recognizes members of the university community who exemplify service and contribution to the St. Louis region. Honorees include alumni, employees, retirees, students and volunteers. The nomination deadline is Feb. 3.

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WashU in the News

Long quest to create artificial blood may soon be over

NBC News

This man’s algorithms will manage your money — with a conscience


The good, bad and ugly side of sleep

St. Louis Public Radio

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Lerone Martin photoA book by Lerone Martin, of the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, has been awarded the prestigious Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church History. The prize honors outstanding scholarship in religious history by a first-time author.

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