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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Top Stories

New Danforth Campus parking plan detailed

The new Danforth Campus parking strategy will help address pending parking reductions, improve use of existing resources, and better serve the campus community for the future. A new website, email and hotline are available to help with questions.

Jews and Muslims ‘turn hate to humanity’ today

As America grapples with recent acts of violence against its Jewish and Muslim communities, leaders from these groups will explore responses based on partnership and solidarity in a public forum at 7 p.m. in Graham Chapel.

WashU Expert: Hiring data creates risk of workplace bias

American employers increasingly rely on large datasets and computer algorithms to decide who gets interviewed, hired or promoted. Employment law expert Pauline Kim warns that such algorithms may disadvantage some groups.

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Noon Wednesday, March 8

‘The melanoma revolution’ lecture

11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 9

WashU Moves information session

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, March 10

Danforth Campus licensed supplier fair

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Campus Announcements

Danforth Staff Council town hall March 15

The Danforth Staff Council invites staff members to its second town hall meeting, from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, in Hillman Hall, Clark-Fox Forum. RSVP and submit questions by Monday, March 13.

WashU in the News

The 2,500-year-old roots of gender inequality

The Boston Globe

Trump hotel may be political capital of nation’s capital

The Associated Press

No simple fix to weed out racial bias in the sharing economy

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Telling the story of one of St. Louis’ oldest black cemeteries

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

Steinbeck publishes book on Art Ensemble of Chicago

Paul Steinbeck, of the Department of Music in Arts & Sciences, has published a new book, “Message to Our Folks: The Art Ensemble of Chicago” (University of Chicago Press). Steinbeck also has taken part in podcasts discussing the work.

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Research Wire

Jenine Harris, associate professor at the Brown School, has received a $171,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a program aimed at encouraging open science to advance public health practice and policy by sharing statistical source code.

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