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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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Azama named athletics director

Anthony J. Azama has been named the John M. Schael Director of Athletics, announced Lori White, vice chancellor for student affairs. Azama will join the university July 1 from Columbia University.

Insurance coverage for IVF increases chance of having baby

Women who pursue in vitro fertilization to become pregnant are more likely to give birth if they have health insurance that covers the procedure, according to new School of Medicine research.

African Film Festival returns this weekend

The African Film Festival returns to campus Friday through Sunday, March 31-April 2. Screenings are free and will be in Brown Hall. The festival sets time aside Saturday for its special “Eye on Youth” programming.

Faculty, staff encouraged to contribute to Our Washington

Washington University in St. Louis faculty and staff are being encouraged to contribute to Our Washington, the employee component of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University.

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Noon Wednesday, March 29

Neuroscience lecture: Raman on olfaction

7 p.m. Wednesday, March 29

McDonnell lecture: Pluto explored

7 p.m. Wednesday, March 29

Lecture on importance of women in STEM

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WashU in the News

Who oversees the president’s ethics?


U.S. Attorney’s Office under investigation after 700 lawyers spied on in prison

The Daily Beast

Contagious yawning, laughing and scratching gives clues to how the human brain works

St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis, segregation and how history shapes the urban landscape


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Obituary: Donald Stahl, University College graduate student, 73

Donald Stahl photoDonald Stahl, a master’s degree student in University College in Arts & Sciences, died March 22 at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond Heights, Mo., after suffering a heart attack on campus. He was 73. A retired social worker, Stahl was pursuing a master’s in international affairs.

Campus Voices

‘Searching for safe spaces’

John Inazu, the Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law and Religion, co-writes an op-ed for Inside Higher Ed about the concept of “safe spaces” on college campuses and how they can be effective if done right.

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Research Wire

Rohit V. Pappu, of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, is part of an international team of scientists that received a three-year, $1 million grant from the Human Frontier Science Program to uncover the molecular logic and organization of specialized micrometer-sized structures in cells.

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