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Monday, May 22, 2017

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Quindlen tells graduates to ‘take the leap’

Best-selling author Anna Quindlen challenged new graduates last week to pick up their academic credentials and then to use them fearlessly.

Students, families cheer graduation

More than 3,000 students, surrounded by thousands more relatives and friends, celebrated completing their college degrees last week. Despite earlier stormy weather, skies cleared in time for a beautiful ceremony. Relive the day in this video.

Medical students begin new responsibilities as doctors

Friday afternoon, 135 students heard from med school alum Leana Wen, MD ’07, the Baltimore health commissioner, at the School of Medicine Commencement ceremony at America’s Center. Check out photos and a video from the day.

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Campus Announcements

Record moves to summer schedule

Today marks the last daily Record of the 2016-17 academic year. The next issue will be published Wednesday, May 31, and then twice weekly through the summer. Visit The Source for the latest news between issues.

The View From Here

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WashU in the News

New Trump-Russia special counsel took over as FBI director a week before 9/11

Miami Herald | McClatchy News

Alum an ‘electrician’ in field of cardiology

St. Louis Jewish Light

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Excellence in Nursing Awards winners and finalistsFour School of Medicine nurses have received the 2017 Excellence in Nursing Award from St. Louis Magazine, and six others were finalists in the program. The awards honor local nurses who have made a difference in the lives of their patients and colleagues.

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