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Monday, April 3, 2017

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Vaginal bacteria can trigger recurrent UTIs, study shows

A new study at the School of Medicine has uncovered a trigger of recurrent urinary tract infections: a type of vaginal bacteria that moves into the urinary tract.

Alum Taksler on campus to discuss film for Assembly Series

Sara Taksler, alumna, filmmaker and “Daily Show” senior producer, will be on campus Friday, April 7, to show and discuss her documentary, “Tickling Giants,” about a man known as the “Jon Stewart of Egypt.” The event begins at 3:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall.

WashU Expert: What’s next after Clean Power Plan executive order

The Environmental Protection Agency is taking its next steps to replace the Clean Power Plan. University engineer Richard Axelbaum, who studies fossil fuel combustion, said the move will make it difficult for power providers to plan for the future.

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5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4

Episcopal Bishop Michael Curry lecture

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Ivanka Trump’s new White House role doesn’t eliminate ethics concerns, experts say

ABC News

Of mice and men: Study pushes rodents’ home invasion to 15,000 years ago

Scientific American

Rethinking the habitable zone

Astronomy magazine

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Campus Voices

‘Is R&D getting harder, or are companies just getting worse at it?’

Anne Marie Knott, a professor at Olin Business School, writes in the Harvard Business Review about research and development trends and results — and what they mean for the future.

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Arts & Sciences Distinguished Alumni Awards eventArts & Sciences recognized outstanding alumni and supporters of the school during its 20th annual Arts & Sciences Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony, held in late March at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis.

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