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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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Study urges aggressive identification of, treatment for sepsis

The School of Medicine’s Tiffany Osborn, MD, co-authored a study in The New England Journal of Medicine that stresses the need to quickly identify and respond aggressively to sepsis, a fast-acting, potentially fatal condition.

What a locust’s nose taught engineers about monkeys’ ears

The results of a recent study by a university team of biomedical engineers have profound implications for how sensory information may be encoded in the brain.

Jackson receives Gloria White service award

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton presented Phyllis Jackson, associate director of Campus Life-event management, with the Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award at the annual Staff Day celebration May 22.

Anne and John McDonnell receive Harris award

Philanthropists Anne and John McDonnell received the annual Jane and Whitney Harris St. Louis Community Service Award. The award honors a couple who have contributed to the region’s civic and cultural well-being.

WashU Expert: Liberals may not cheer districts ruling long

The U.S. Supreme Court last week struck down North Carolina’s federal House district boundaries, finding the lines were based on race. But liberals who welcomed the decision may not cheer for long, constitutional law expert Greg Magarian said.

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7 p.m. Wednesday, May 31

Science on Tap: Clover’s poison pill

10 a.m. Saturday, June 3

Trailnet art bike ride

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Campus Announcements

Apply now for LEAP challenge

Applications for the next cycle of the university’s LEAP Inventor Challenge are due by June 5. University faculty, postdoctoral, staff and graduate student teams are eligible.

Campus Kitchen seeks summer volunteers

The Campus Kitchen at Washington University seeks volunteers during the summer to help prepare meals for the hungry. Cooking shifts are 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning June 6.

Confirm your parking permit by June 9.

WashU in the News

Do probiotics actually do anything?

Popular Science

A campus murder tests Facebook clicks as evidence of hate


Shriners opens new lab to WashU scientists making breakthroughs in arthritis

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Snapshots of life: fighting urinary tract infections

NIH Director’s Blog

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Research Wire

Amy McQueen, of the School of Medicine, received a $20,000 grant from the university’s Center for Diabetes Translational Research to document unmet basic needs and diabetic-related health-care gaps among Medicaid beneficiaries with Type 2 diabetes.

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