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Friday, April 21, 2017

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Kurtzman named Peter Sortino Director of Gephardt Institute

Stephanie Kurtzman has been named the Peter Sortino Director of the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement. The role will be supported through an endowment established in honor of civic leader Sortino, who died in March.

Study: Accomplished female scientists often overlooked

A new study shows that female scientists often get overlooked to be speakers at scientific conferences, even when they have strong track records of being published in high-impact journals. The author is Robyn Klein, MD, PhD, of the School of Medicine.

What is your future risk of poverty?

A newly redesigned poverty risk calculator, developed by Mark Rank, the Herbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare at the Brown School, can for the first time determine an American’s expected risk of poverty based on race, education, gender, marital status and age.

Thurtene returns this weekend

Thousands of revelers will visit the university this weekend for Thurtene, the nation’s oldest student-run carnival. Highlights include thrill rides, performances from student a cappella and improv groups and homemade waffle sticks.

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11 a.m. Saturday, April 22

Kemper Family Fun Day

3 p.m. Saturday, April 22

I-CARES 10th anniversary celebration

3 p.m. Sunday, April 23

Sam Fox Fashion Design Show

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Campus Announcements

Proposals sought for online teaching grant

Proposals are being sought for the Marion Horstmann Online Teaching Innovation Grant, which funds development of outstanding online teaching and learning strategies. Applications are due June 15.

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

WashU in the News

The IRS brings in private debt collectors


WashU students debut final collections for annual fashion show

St. Louis Magazine

What you need to know when making end-of-life health-care decisions

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

Camp part of new theater-focused podcast

Pannill Camp, of Arts & Sciences, is co-host of a new podcast, titled “On TAP,” focused on theater and performance studies. In a recent episode, the group discusses what productions are coming soon to regional theaters, among other topics.

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