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Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

Top Stories

The power of tea

A team of university engineers and their German collaborators say a compound found in green tea could have lifesaving potential for patients with multiple myeloma and amyloidosis, who face often-fatal medical complications.

Sparking curiosity

Washington University’s Young Scientist Program has increased the participation of underrepresented groups in science by bringing resources directly to St. Louis-area public schools.

Yo-yo to wow at Lunar New Year

Senior and yo-yo choreographer Kevin Wu has pulled together a team of novices to perform Chinese yo-yo at Lunar New Year this weekend at Edison Theatre. He says passion matters most.

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Noon Thursday, Feb. 9

The You Behind WashU: Lori White

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Washington People

Rebecca Wanzo

Rebecca Wanzo

The associate professor of women, gender and sexuality studies in Arts & Sciences discusses culture, cartooning and the Comics Studies Society, of which she is a founding board member.

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WashU in the News

Eric Trump’s trip to Uruguay cost taxpayers $97,830 in hotel bills

The Washington Post

As resolutions fade, what are best ways to ensure new habits stick?

St. Louis Public Radio

Heart device could reduce risks for transplant patients

Chicago Tribune

Stephens appointed as WashU vice provost, university librarian

The St. Louis American

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Campus Voices

A take on ‘dependent’ Indian women in US

Divya Ravindranath, a doctoral student in the Brown School and a McDonnell Scholar, writes a commentary in Economic & Political Weekly about the plight of Indian women who accompany spouses with skilled worker visas to the U.S.

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Jacob Schaefer photoJacob Schaefer, the Charles Allen Thomas Professor of Chemistry in Arts & Sciences, was honored last month at a symposium and banquet organized by the St. Louis Section of the American Chemical Society.

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