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Friday, Feb. 3, 2017

Top Stories

Biss launches Great Artists Series, gives talk next week

Acclaimed pianist Jonathan Biss will launch the university’s new Great Artist Series with a solo recital Thursday, Feb. 9. Biss also will take part in an Assembly Series panel discussion Wednesday, Feb. 8. 

Homans help families with support for the Brown School

The university has named the Homan Research Suite in Hillman Hall and the Homan Garden on the building’s northwest side following a $2 million commitment from Christine and Scott Homan to support the long-range capital needs of the Brown School.

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital to be replaced

After nearly two years of planning, the design of the new Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is complete. Contractors will break ground March 2 on a building to replace the current hospital building.

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Campus Announcements

Neureuther essay competition open

Undergraduate and graduate students who love collecting books can submit entries for this year’s Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competition. The deadline is March 1, and winners can receive up to $1,000.

Social Photo of the Week

Ringing in the Year of the Rooster

WashU in the News

Picking one justice, Trump has eye on choosing a second

The New York Times

Could the declining US postal service deliver food to the needy?

The Guardian

Right to work: Here’s what you need to know

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Campus Voices

‘The ghosts that linger’

Sowande’ Mustakeem, of Arts & Sciences, writes on the Center for the Humanities site about Nate Parker’s film “The Birth of a Nation,” the controversy surrounding the director’s personal life and the merits of considering the film’s portrayals of slavery.

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