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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Top Stories

Uninsured breast cancer patients more likely to die

Uninsured women with breast cancer were nearly 2.6 times more likely to have a late-stage diagnosis than cancer patients who were insured, finds a new study from Kimberly Johnson, of the Brown School.

Quayle named director of pediatric emergency medicine

Kimberly S. Quayle, MD, has been named director of the Division of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine. She also will be installed May 22 as the Dana Brown Chair for Emergency Medicine at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

University announces 2017-18 Great Artists Series

For its 2017-18 Great Artists Series, the university will present three affordably priced concerts by some of today’s finest performers — including piano duet Katia and Marielle Labèque in January.

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Noon Tuesday, May 9

Next-gen virology seminar

8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 11

Audiology program student colloquium

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WashU in the News

On health and welfare, moral arguments can outweigh economics

The New York Times

Residents near Meramec River fear levees, development will cause more floods

St. Louis Public Radio

Becoming yourself: A conversation with WashU Commencement speaker Anna Quindlen

St. Louis Magazine

Louisiana may use federal law to lower drug prices

Ars Technica

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John M. Fredrickson, former head of otolaryngology, 86

John Fredrickson photoJohn M. Fredrickson, MD, former head of the Department of Otolaryngology and a professor emeritus of otolaryngology at the School of Medicine, died April 5 in Vancouver, Canada. He was 86.

Campus Voices

Tamanaha writes ‘A Realistic Theory of Law’

Brian Z. Tamanaha, of the School of Law, has published a book, “A Realistic Theory of Law,” arguing that the law doesn’t operate in a vacuum and that legal theory should focus on consequences rather than “musings about all possible worlds.”

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Bouchet Society inducteesFive Washington University doctoral candidates were inducted into the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society at the annual Bouchet Conference on Diversity in Graduate Education last month at Yale University.

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Who Knew WashU?

Who Knew WashU graphicQuestion: When was the first silent movie by Washington University undergraduate students produced?
A) 1895 B) 1904 C) 1916 D) 1923

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