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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Top Stories

Training with loved one’s voice helps patients with hearing loss

To help people with hearing loss navigate their daily lives, Nancy Tye-Murray and colleagues at the School of Medicine have developed software tools to improve speech recognition. They launched a startup to provide the software to patients and professionals.

Wiens installed as Robert S. Brookings Distinguished Professor

Douglas Wiens has been installed as the Robert S. Brookings Distinguished Professor in Arts & Sciences. He is the second faculty member to hold this professorship, which was established in 2006.

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5 p.m. Wednesday, April 19

Veterans networking event

5 p.m. Wednesday, April 19

Clark-Fox Policy Institute launch event

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 19

Art on Campus lecture: Tom Friedman

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

WashU in the News

Already dreaming about how to spend that tax refund?

NBC News

How safe is pot for moms-to-be?

Yahoo News

Q&A: Author Jon Else still has his ‘Eyes on the Prize’

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Campus Voices

‘Making time for more than medicine’

Second-year medical student David Ebertz studies hard, but becoming a doctor isn’t his only passion. Ebertz also makes time for producing and directing musical numbers and for helping with campus sustainability initiatives.

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Rafia Zafar photoRafia Zafar is taking the helm as director of the university’s Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program. Zafar is a professor of English, of African and African-American studies and of American culture studies, all in Arts & Sciences.

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