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Friday, March 3, 2017

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Chancellor’s Concert tonight

The Washington University Symphony Orchestra and Washington University Choirs will join forces for the 2017 Chancellor’s Concert, featuring music of Franz Schubert and Giovanni Bottesini. It will be at 7:30 p.m. in the 560 Music Center.

Common heart ailment target of new research

Millions of Americans have an irregular heartbeat that predisposes them to sudden death. Biomedical engineer Jonathan Silva will use a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the issue at a molecular level.

WashU Expert: Trump, GOP face Catch-22 with health law

While President Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress look to make good on campaign promises to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, political reality is kicking in, said health economist Tim McBride.

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Campus Announcements

Kemper Art Museum seeks summer interns

The Kemper Art Museum is accepting applications from students interested in its paid Internship to Promote and Encourage Diversity in the Museum Profession. Applications are due April 7.

WashU in the News

New research looks at ways to help stop Airbnb racial discrimination


Another study ties obesity to certain cancers

The Philadelphia Inquirer | HealthDay

Researchers study rodent songs they can’t hear

The Scientist

Phytoplankton are new sediment evidence of ancient climate

Laboratory Equipment

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Rod BarnettRod Barnett, chair of the Master of Landscape Architecture program in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, received a $20,000 grant from the Whitaker Foundation to support the St. Louis Parks Project.

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