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Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

Top Stories

Global experts convene in China to tackle aging challenges

Washington University and its partner universities in Greater China met in Shanghai Jan. 21 for the “Forum for Greater China: An Aging Population.” The goal was to stimulate collaborative research and conversation on the challenges of aging.

Medical Campus showcases musical talent

Despite their grueling schedules, many students and others on the Medical Campus still make time to play and perform music. In this video, they share their stories and musical abilities.

Romney to headline law speaker series

The School of Law’s “Access to Justice” Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series kicks off Feb. 2 with a lecture by Dan Ariely. The series headliner will be Mitt Romney on Feb. 27.

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5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26

Global gun violence interventions

8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26

Jazz at Holmes: Tracer

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Campus Announcements

‘Eyes on the Prize’ interviews digitized, available online

Washington University Libraries has completed its digitization and reassembly of the civil rights documentary “Eyes on the Prize,” made possible by a National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant.

WashU in the News

Trump expected to order temporary ban on refugees

The New York Times | Reuters

Five extreme facts about neutron stars

Symmetry magazine

The apple that never browns wants to change your mind about genetically modified foods

The Washington Post

Funding plan for soccer stadium still alive


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Campus Voices

‘Freemasons and the theater of ritual’

Pannill Camp, of the Performing Arts Department, discusses the Masons and the significance of secret rituals in the context of 18th-century drama for a “Hold That Thought” podcast from Arts & Sciences.

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Six faculty members in Arts & Sciences have received semester-long fellowships for fall 2017 or spring 2018 from the Center for the Humanities. They are: Jeffrey McCune, Sowande’ Mustakeem and Christopher Stark (fall); and Caroline Kita, Long Le-Khac and Anika Walke (spring).

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Who Knew WashU?

kids take part in Safe Trick or TreatQuestion: Which campus group is the university’s largest student-run organization dedicated to community service?
Answer: C) The Campus Y has been connecting students with the university and St. Louis communities since 1911. More than 800 individuals serve in 28 student-run programs ranging from Project Picasso to the Writing Shelter to Safe Trick or Treat (pictured).
Congrats to this week’s winner, Sherry Lohmann, of the Program in Physical Therapy, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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