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Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

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A message from Chancellor Wrighton on immigration actions

In a message to the university community, Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton addresses the immigration actions stemming from the executive order signed by President Trump on Jan. 27.

University joins

Washington University has joined, an innovative program that rewards low-income high school students for good grades, service and leadership with scholarship dollars — up to $10,000 a year.

Study: Medicaid enrollment growth higher in urban areas

Enrollment in Medicaid grew more rapidly in metropolitan areas in states that did not expand the program under the Affordable Care Act, according to new Brown School research.

PBS Alzheimer’s documentary features School of Medicine

The School of Medicine is included in a new PBS documentary, “Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts.” The documentary serves as a wake-up call about the national public health crisis posed by the debilitating disease.

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11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30

‘The university is my nano-fab’

4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30

Composer Joan Tower lecture

6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31

Anti-trafficking resource expo

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Campus Announcements

Blood drive tomorrow

The next universitywide blood drive will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, at seven locations throughout the campuses. All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate.

The View From Here

Through the Washington University lens View Gallery →

WashU in the News

Bills targeting protests in U.S. states fuel free-speech fears


Gene-blocking therapy reverses Alzheimer’s-like symptoms in mice

New Scientist

Study: Obama had worst record in Supreme Court in modern history

Fox News

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Jonathan Barnes photoJonathan Barnes, assistant professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences, co-wrote profiles of the 2016 Nobel laureates in chemistry (Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa) for a series in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences highlighting the discoveries of the award winners.

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