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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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Students’ films headed to Cannes

Two student films — “Grieve” and “Floor is Lava?” — will be screened as part of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival later this month. Several undergraduates in Arts & Sciences acted in or directed the films.

WashU Expert: Explaining the Trump tax proposal

President Trump has revealed his proposed tax plan, which involves cutting the corporate tax rate and reducing tax brackets from seven to three. Tax law expert Adam Rosenzweig explains what the proposed changes mean.

Friedman Lecture focused on health system’s future

This year’s Friedman Lecture explored the role of health insurance and policy in shaping the future of the U.S. health system at a time the population is aging rapidly. The Friedman Center for Aging also gave the 2017 Friedman and Kopolow awards.

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11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 3

Psychiatry genetics seminar

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Campus Announcements

Weight Watchers group meets weekly

A Weight Watchers at Work group has formed on the Danforth Campus. Meetings take place every Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. in Tietjens Hall.

WashU in the News

Antibody makes Alzheimer’s protein detectable in blood

National Institutes of Health

Overbuilt levees upstream reignite skepticism about ones near St. Louis

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

WashU Musical Revue performs in China

KMOX | CBS St. Louis

Salute shows ‘the soul side’ of health care

The St. Louis American

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Campus Voices

‘Displaced and erased’

Student Emma Riley explores in this video the history of black residents who were pushed out of their Clayton homes in the mid-20th century as the area’s development grew.

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Lily Cao (left) and Jennifer HsuLily Cao (left) and Jennifer Hsu share this year’s Spector Prize, awarded annually to a graduating senior in memory of Marion Smith Spector, a 1938 graduate who studied zoology under the late Viktor Hamburger.

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