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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Top Stories

Drug delivery with a sniff

A team of university engineers has combined nanoparticles, aerosol science and locusts in new proof-of-concept research that could someday vastly improve drug delivery to the brain, making it as simple as a sniff.

Board of Trustees grants faculty appointments, promotions

At the Board of Trustees meeting in March, about two dozen faculty members were appointed with tenure or promoted with tenure, with most changes taking effect July 1.

Q&A: Zoe Stamatopoulou on teaching Greek

Zoe Stamatopoulou joined the Department of Classics in Arts & Sciences this academic year. She discusses with the Ampersand her recent book on Greek poet Hesiod and what drew her to this field — and to the university.

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4 p.m. Thursday, April 13

‘Saving the injured brain’

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, April 14

Data rescue hackathon

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Campus Announcements

Med school musical on stage April 27-29

Students on the Medical Campus are preparing to perform their annual musical later this month. The show is “Beauty and the Beast,” and performances are at 8 p.m. April 27-29. Learn more and buy tickets online.

Danforth parking lottery open April 17 -28. All permit holders must enter. Learn more.

WashU in the News

Death by 1,000 cuts: how Republicans can still alter your health coverage

Salon | Kaiser Health News

Math’s $1,000,000 question isn’t just for mathematicians anymore


Commentary: President Trump, let more Syrian refugees in the U.S.

Dallas Morning News

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Campus Voices

Architecture schools speak against Trump’s budget plan

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, which is led by the Sam Fox School’s Bruce Lindsey, released a statement opposing President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the arts, the humanities and other areas.

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Beth Landers photoBeth Landers recently was named director of the Summer School and assistant dean in University College in Arts & Sciences. She will coordinate summer courses and programs as well as handle faculty and student concerns during the summer sessions.

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Who Knew WashU?

Student Life front page from 1916Question: When was Student Life, the university’s independent student newspaper, founded?
Answer: B) Student Life, founded in 1878, is not only one of the nation’s oldest college newspapers but also the oldest continually run newspaper in St. Louis.
Congrats to this week’s winner, Angela Mayer, who works in the Department of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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