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Friday, May 19, 2017

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Class of 2017 poised to start a new chapter

This morning, more than 3,000 Washington University undergraduate, graduate and professional students will take part in Commencement. They will hear from best-selling author Anna Quindlen, and Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton will confer their degrees.

A decade of lasting lessons

Just in time for the 156th Commencement, we look back at a decade of wise words from some of America’s greatest thinkers, including alum and cartoonist Mike Peters.

Cancer drug may help patients with severe asthma

A new study co-authored by the School of Medicine’s Mario Castro, MD, suggests a targeted cancer drug called imatinib may help some patients with severe asthma who do not respond to standard therapy.

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8:30 a.m. Friday, May 19

Commencement ceremony

Noon Monday, May 22

Hope Center mini-series

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Social Photo of the Week

Time to celebrate

WashU in the News

Do your students learn by rote? Or can they recognize patterns?

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Should you take ADHD medications while pregnant?

U.S. News & World Report

Missouri budget cuts family planning funds for uninsured women, restricts provider choice

St. Louis Public Radio

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students honored at Chancellor's DinnerAt the Chancellor’s Dinner for Graduating Seniors, held May 15 at the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel, Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton presented 19 seniors with the university’s top student honors.

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