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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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Sporting a new look

At the recently opened Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center, the university encourages healthy living through state-of-the-art fitness and recreation facilities. ­The center features a three-court gym, cardio machines, exercise studios, a “Zen Den” and more.

Racette named Robert Allan Finke Professor of Neurology

Brad A. Racette, MD, a noted expert in movement disorders, has been named the inaugural Robert Allan Finke Professor of Neurology at the School of Medicine.

WashU Expert: Syrian air strikes not in line with international law

Although one can fault the Obama administration for its tepid policy toward Syria, President Donald Trump’s air strikes against a Syrian military base take U.S. policy toward Syria to a new low, said Leila Sadat, an international war crimes expert.

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3 p.m. Tuesday, April 11

Tuesday Tea at 3

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Free bike tune-ups near Mudd Field

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Campus Announcements

Cafe, bookstore, more opening on Medical Campus

New services are opening in the McDonnell Pediatric Research Building and the Mid Campus Center on the Medical Campus, including a cafe, Farmstead, and a campus store.

WashU in the News

Republicans now control Obamacare; will your coverage change?


Fed wasn’t ‘pushing on a string’ with crisis loans, study finds

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

J. Marion Sims: ‘Savior of women’ or medical monster?

Charleston Post-Courier

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Campus Voices

‘An unknown architect of the black aesthetics movement’

Jonathan Fenderson, of Arts & Sciences, describes his work on a book project about Hoyt Fuller, author of the essay “Towards a Black Aesthetic,” on the Center for the Humanities website.

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engineering alumni awards honoreesSeven alumni of the School of Engineering & Applied Science were honored at the school’s recent Alumni Achievement Awards event at the Saint Louis Art Museum.

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Who Knew WashU?

Who Knew WashU graphicQuestion: When was Student Life, the university’s independent student newspaper, founded?
A) 1863 B) 1878 C) 1915 D) 1938

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