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Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Top Stories

Study reveals ways to improve heart procedure outcomes

Hospitals can improve patient care and reduce costs associated with coronary angioplasty if cardiologists perform more procedures through an artery in the wrist and if they discharge patients on the same day, finds a new study led by the School of Medicine.

‘A story of moral corruption’

“Macbeth” is a story of moral corruption — and a striking metaphor for the current political moment, said Arts & Sciences’ Henry Schvey, who will direct the Shakespeare classic Friday, Feb. 24, to March 5 in Edison Theatre.

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‘Must tweet TV’ lecture

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WashU in the News

How to combat the rise of ‘intellectual’ hate groups in the US

The Christian Science Monitor

Trump ethics monitor: Has the president kept his promises?


Remembering Washington University’s role on Japanese internment anniversary


Washington University researchers make autism breakthrough for high-risk infants

Fox 2 St. Louis

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Campus Voices

‘To defend science, we need to depolarize it’

Michael White, of the Department of Genetics in the School of Medicine, writes in Pacific Standard magazine that scientists need to change their approach and find a way to defend their fields without attacking people’s deeply held beliefs.

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Who Knew WashU?

Who Knew WashU graphicQuestion: In honor of George Washington’s birthday, we ask: Outside of which building on the Danforth Campus can you find a tulip poplar tree directly descended from one of Washington’s trees, originally found on his Mount Vernon estate?
A) Brookings Hall B) Busch Hall
C) Graham Chapel D) Ridgley Hall

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