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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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Assembly Series to focus on inaccuracies in academic research

Psychologist Brian Nosek, co-founder of the Center for Open Science, will give an Assembly Series lecture on the problem of inaccuracies in published scholarly findings and what can be done about it. He will speak at noon Wednesday, March 22, in Knight Hall.

Eberlein testifies in support of medical research funding

Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, of the School of Medicine, testified last week before a U.S. Senate subcommittee in Washington, saying that federal funding is critical to finding innovative therapies.

WashU Expert: Bill weakens discrimination protections

A bill pending in the Missouri Legislature would make it more difficult for workers who experience discrimination or who lose a job because of whistleblowing to hold employers responsible, said employment law expert Pauline Kim.

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2 p.m. Wednesday, March 15

Danforth Staff Council town hall

7:30 p.m. Friday, March 17

‘Studying stardust in the laboratory’

6:30 p.m. Monday, March 20

Prensky Island Press artist lecture

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The View From Here

Through the Washington University lens View Gallery →

WashU in the News

This article won’t change your mind

The Atlantic

Mice experience contagious itching, too

The Scientist

My story: from A-list actress to Olin MBA

Poets & Quants

Questions of profit in politics are older than you think


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Campus Voices

‘Is it time for an update to evolutionary theory?’

Biologist Joan Strassmann, of Arts & Sciences, explains her views on evolutionary theory in a “Science Weekly” podcast with The Guardian.

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“Roddy” Roediger photoHenry L. “Roddy” Roediger III, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor in Arts & Sciences, has been elected chair of the psychology section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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