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Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

Top Stories

Advice for the lovelorn

What are your chances of finding your one and only among the 9 billion people on the planet? Theoretical physicist Carl Bender, of Arts & Sciences, explains how they’re surprisingly much higher than you’d expect.

Brain connections may underlie behavior linked to autism

Researchers at the School of Medicine, with colleagues from the multicenter Infant Brain Imaging Study network, have found associations between brain connectivity and a key social behavior that is a central feature of autism.

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Campus Announcements

Siteman survivor symposium March 2

The Siteman Cancer Center is holding a Spring Symposium on Survivorship from noon to 4:30 p.m. March 2 on the Medical Campus. The free event aims to encourage collaboration on cancer survivorship research. Registration is required.

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WashU in the News

Preemies bombarded with noise in first weeks of life

U.S. News & World Report | HealthDay

Five essential activities that will make your brain healthier

The Huffington Post

Kicking off Great Artists Series, Biss recital doesn’t disappoint

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Campus Voices

‘Love music across time’

How have love songs changed across the ages? Musicologist Clare Bokulich, of Arts & Sciences, delves into songbooks from 15th-century France for a “Hold That Thought” podcast.

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Hilary Babcock photoHilary M. Babcock, MD, an associate professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, has been named vice president of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, a professional group that promotes research, education and advocacy for safe health care.

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Who Knew WashU?

Who Knew WashU graphicIn honor of Valentine’s Day, we offer a romantic trivia question: How many weddings, on average, take place in Graham Chapel every year?
A) 10-20 B) 35-45 C) 55-65 D) 85-95

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