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Monday, April 24, 2017

Top Stories

Clark-Fox Policy Institute launches

The Maxine Clark and Bob Fox Policy Institute at the Brown School, a center for public policy engagement, officially opened with a launch event last week in Hillman Hall.

Baker installed as Kirsch Professor

Law and economics scholar Scott Baker has been installed as the inaugural William F. and Jessica L. Kirsch Professor. A lecture and reception to mark the occasion were held in Anheuser-Busch Hall.

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10 a.m. Monday, April 24

Edible Book Festival

5 p.m. Monday, April 24

Kemper spotlight talk: Aoife O’Brien

3 p.m. Tuesday, April 25

Tuesday Tea at 3

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

The View From Here

Through the Washington University lens View Gallery →

WashU in the News

Facebook is building brain-computer interfaces for typing and skin-hearing


What you should know about the rising problem of antibiotic resistance

St. Louis Public Radio

The rhymes and reasons behind Chuck Berry’s songs

St. Louis Magazine

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Campus Voices

‘Open letter: commitment to inclusion in physics’

In an open letter to the Arts & Sciences community, Mark Alford, chair of physics, Jennifer Smith, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and Barbara Schaal, dean of the faculty of Arts & Sciences, write that they take seriously the importance of diversity and inclusion in the Department of Physics and beyond. They say leaders are working to increase diversity among the department’s faculty, staff and students.

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Research Wire

James Janetka, an associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, and Scott Hultgren, the Helen L. Stoever Professor of Molecular Microbiology, both at the School of Medicine, received a four-year, $2.1 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research titled “Small Molecule Bacterial Lectin Antagonists for UTI Treatment and Prevention.”

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