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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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College Prep scholars urged to shine their light

All 25 members of the inaugural cohort of the university’s College Prep Program have been accepted into college, and the group has received more than $4 million in scholarship offers. Over the weekend, they gathered on campus to celebrate.

Panel to discuss how to help middle-class neighborhoods

Economic development expert Paul Brophy, editor of “On the Edge: America’s Middle Neighborhoods,” will be on campus Thursday, April 27, to discuss why middle-class neighborhoods matter. He’ll join the university’s Henry S. Webber, author Alan Mallach and local civic leaders.

Groups help medical students explore interests

Student-run groups — from the Young Scientist Program to the Forum for International Health & Tropical Medicine — bring School of Medicine students together, allowing them to focus on interests and gain leadership experience.

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3 p.m. Wednesday, April 26

Research computing town hall

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26

Graphic novelist Sam Bosma lecture

7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26

Science on Tap: Digital privacy

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, April 28

Diversity science symposium

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

WashU in the News

State Department posts on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago raise ethics concern

NBC News

Stopping Zika

WTAJ-TV (Pennsylvania)

Medicine’s Achilefu among health care honorees

The St. Louis American

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Campus Voices

‘Increase funding for medical research’

Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, Victoria J. Fraser, MD, and David M. Holtzman, MD, all of the School of Medicine, write an op-ed in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch calling on Congress and the Trump administration to increase National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, which supports significant medical research underway at the university and around the country.

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Research Wire

Michael Sherraden, of the Brown School, received a $300,000 grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation for a project titled “Expanding Children’s Savings Accounts for Educational Success and Lifelong Asset Building.”

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