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Monday, March 6, 2017

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New exhibit explores history of Washington Park Cemetery

The exhibition “Higher Ground: Honoring Washington Park Cemetery, Its People and Place” is open at the Sheldon Art Galleries. The exhibition includes works by artists Jennifer Colten, Denise Ward-Brown and Dail Chambers.

Siteman Cancer Center launches affiliate network

Siteman Cancer Center has launched the Siteman Cancer Network, an affiliation with regional medical centers that is aimed at improving the health of individuals and communities through cancer research, treatment and prevention.

Board of Trustees meets, hears from medical school scientists

At last week’s Board of Trustees meeting, School of Medicine scientists made presentations, and Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton gave updates on appointments, admissions, athletics, construction, research and faculty honors.

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Campus Announcements

Nominate exceptional staff for White award​

Nominations are being accepted for the Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes a Danforth Campus staff member for exceptional contributions that better the university. Nominations are due March 21.

The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Ancient skulls give clues to China human history


A.G. Sessions recuses self from Trump campaign-related investigations

NBC News

Overweight mothers underestimate children’s weight, study claims

Independent (U.K.)

Teen goes home with new heart, lungs after rare transplant

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Obituary: Mary Merritt Sale, professor emerita, 87

Mary Merritt Sale photoMary Merritt Sale, professor emerita in classics and in comparative literature in Arts & Sciences, died under hospice care at her home in Berkeley, Calif., Feb. 8 from complications of autoimmune disease. She was 87.


Robert Sussman photoRobert Sussman, a longtime professor of anthropology in Arts & Sciences who died in June 2016, is being honored with the creation of an annual award in his name for scientists making important mid-career contributions to the field of anthropology.

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