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Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

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Supplier Diversity Initiative strengthens businesses, region

Stephanie Smith says the university’s Supplier Diversity Initiative is preparing minority and women business enterprises to work at Washington University. In the past year, the university has increased both the number and size of such contracts.

Creativity focus of MLA Lecture Series

Creativity will be explored during a series of Saturday talks this month. Free and open to the public, the Master of Liberal Arts Lecture Series is sponsored by University College, the university’s professional and continuing education division in Arts & Sciences.

Dakota Access pipeline topic of Buder Center symposium

The Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies at the Brown School will tackle issues surrounding the controversial Dakota Access pipeline during a symposium Monday, Feb. 6.

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Noon Thursday, Feb. 2

Assembly Series: Dan Ariely

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Washington People

Audrey Odom John

Audrey Odom John

Audrey R. Odom John, MD, PhD, is a globally recognized malaria expert at the School of Medicine. She runs a nine-member research lab in the Division of Infectious Diseases. The researchers hope to develop new diagnostic tests for malaria detection as well as antimalarial drugs.

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WashU in the News

Trump’s executive orders dramatically expand power of immigration officers


Experts hail Alzheimer’s drug that targets ‘tangles’

The Herald (Scotland)

Here’s why Trump will struggle to control ‘murderous’ drug prices


A call for ‘confident pluralism’ on campuses

Inside Higher Ed

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Campus Voices

‘How distrust of unbelievers runs deep in American history’

Attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions’ distrust of those who don’t believe in God is a perspective with a long history in the U.S., writes Leigh Schmidt, the Edward C. Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor in the Humanities, for The Conversation.

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John McCarthy photoJohn E. McCarthy, chair of mathematics and the Spencer T. Olin Professor in Arts & Sciences, was co-recipient of the 2016 G. de B. Robinson Award for an outstanding paper contributed to the Canadian Journal of Mathematics.

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