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Friday, March 31, 2017

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West Campus shuttle details announced

The university’s new parking and transportation strategy will begin July 1. A new West Campus shuttle begins running today. Employees are encouraged to try the shuttle and other commuting alternatives during April.

Detecting, diagnosing women’s cancers in new ways

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded engineering faculty member Quing Zhu $1.3 million to study new imaging techniques designed to better fight breast and ovarian cancers.

Proliferation of marijuana ads alarms addiction researchers

As more states have legalized marijuana, advertising for the drug has become more common. In a new study, researchers at the School of Medicine report that more than half of young pot users they surveyed have seen marijuana ads.

Carnaval: celebrating culture, exploring challenges

The Association of Latin American Students presents Carnaval tonight and Saturday, April 1, in Edison Theatre. Co-chair Anabel Medrano said the performance showcases Latino dances and addresses America’s immigration debate.

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Campus Announcements

Campus blood drive next week

The next universitywide blood drive will be held Wednesday, April 5, at seven locations throughout the campuses. All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate and can schedule an appointment to donate.

Social Photo of the Week

Celebrating our annual Pow Wow

WashU in the News

Mice have been infesting homes since humans started building them

The Washington Post

IVF success tied to insurance coverage

Fox News | Reuters

Alumni among five entrepreneurs under 25 who are succeeding with traditional companies

The Huffington Post

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Brent Ruoff photoBrent Ruoff, MD, associate professor and director of the Division of Emergency Medicine at the School of Medicine, has received the Missouri College of Emergency Physicians’ R.R. Hannas Physician of the Year Award.

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