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Monday, March 27, 2017

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Scientists get closer look at living nerve synapses

Scientists at the School of Medicine report they have been able to achieve — with a custom-built microscope — the closest view yet of living nerve synapses, the junctions between neurons that govern how these cells communicate with each other.

Genocide to be topic of Assembly Series talk

British international human rights lawyer and scholar Philippe Sands will discuss the origins of the concepts of genocide and crimes against humanity for the Assembly Series at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in Anheuser-Busch Hall.

WashU Expert: More must be done to address opioid crisis

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget aims to address the opioid crisis with a $500 million increase in prevention and treatment — but that’s not enough, says the Brown School’s David Patterson Silver Wolf.

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5:30 p.m. Monday, March 27

‘Biblical themes, Muslim artists’

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 28

Electronic waste, paper shredding event

Noon Tuesday, March 28

Global refugee crisis lecture

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Alum, a correspondent in China, became a viral star


Why was Jackson, Miss., labeled ‘fattest city’ in US?

The Christian Science Monitor

Glia help regulate circadian behaviors

The Scientist

Saturday Scholars: Paving the way for St. Louis’ future doctors


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WashU Votes shirtWashington University has been named a “Voter Friendly Campus,” an initiative led by Campus Vote Project and NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, for its success in preparing students to participate in the democratic process.

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