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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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Students to share thoughts with classmates at Commencement

Two students will offer parting thoughts to their peers at the universitywide Commencement on Friday, May 19. Senior Class President Reid Petty, right, an Olin student, will discuss what makes this place special. Law student Wei Zhu will be the graduate student speaker. She soon will add a JD to her long list of degrees earned.

Jackson installed as Rosenzweig Associate Professor

Joshua Jackson has been installed as the Saul and Louise Rosenzweig Associate Professor of Personality Science. A ceremony and reception were held recently in Holmes Lounge, Ridgley Hall, to mark the occasion.

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Noon Wednesday, May 17

WUSTL Speaks Toastmasters meeting

8:30 a.m. Friday, May 19

Commencement ceremony

2 p.m. Friday, May 19

Chabad on Campus open house

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Washington People

Bradley Schlaggar

Bradley Schlaggar

Bradley Schlaggar, MD, PhD, a pediatric neurologist, studies brain development at the School of Medicine. And he has a lot of empathy for patients and their families. A series of medical challenges his own family has endured in recent years deepened his understanding of what it means to be a doctor.

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WashU in the News

Hug your mom, for your health

NBC Today

How much we know about the connection between obesity and cancer

Oncology Times

Alum part of Fenton shoe company offering comfort with tiny pillows

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Robert C. Drews, professor emeritus, former trustee, 86

Robert Drews photoRobert C. Drews, MD, professor emeritus of clinical ophthalmology at the School of Medicine, died May 9 at his home in St. Louis, following a stroke. He was 86. Drews also was an alumnus and a former member of the Board of Trustees.


Rohan Khazanchi photoRohan Khazanchi, a senior majoring in biology in Arts & Sciences, will receive the 2017 Harrison D. Stalker Award. The annual award is given to a graduating biology student whose undergraduate career combines outstanding scientific scholarship with significant contributions in the arts and humanities.

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