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Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

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Assembly Series, School of Law welcome Romney Monday

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will visit the university Monday, Feb. 27. His visit is part of the School of Law’s 150th anniversary celebration, and it also includes an Assembly Series presentation at 3 p.m. in Graham Chapel.

Distinguished Faculty, Goldstein honors awarded at medical school

Several School of Medicine faculty members have been honored with Distinguished Faculty Awards. They were nominated by their peers for achievements in clinical care, community service, research and teaching.

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Campus Announcements

Apply for SPORE research grants in pancreatic cancer

Applications are being accepted for Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grants in pancreatic cancer, for both career enhancement and developmental research programs. The deadline is May 1.

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Washington People

Richard Vierstra

Richard Vierstra

As an 8-year-old, he tried 190 of the 200 experiments in “The Golden Book of Chemistry.” As an adult, Vierstra has taken on the much harder task of designing experiments to reveal the secret chemistry of plants.

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WashU in the News

Wide variation in willingness of ER doctors to prescribe painkillers


Kushner took stricter approach on ethics than Trump, emails show

NBC News

From Roosevelt to Trump, Japanese Americans see similarity in executive orders signed 75 years apart

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Campus Voices

Kemper takes a trip to Paris, asks ‘Who is Rosalyn Drexler?’

Liz Childs, chair of art history in Arts & Sciences, and Allison Unruh, of the Kemper Art Museum, explore two exhibits now on view at the Kemper — one on life in Paris during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and the other on the work of pop culture artist Rosalyn Drexler — for an HEC-TV Scope episode.

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