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Friday, May 5, 2017

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Four faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Four university scientists are among those recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Potential predictor of glaucoma damage identified

Researchers at the School of Medicine have identified a marker of damage to cells in the eye that potentially could be used to monitor progression of glaucoma and the effectiveness of treatment.

Schnuck Pavilion to add flavor to east end transformation

The 18,000-square-foot Craig and Nancy Schnuck Pavilion recognizes a leadership commitment from the Schnucks, dedicated university friends and benefactors. It will offer a new place for meeting, eating, learning and wellness.

WashU Expert: Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy and municipal bonds

Puerto Rico filed for bankruptcy protection this week, the largest-ever American municipal debt restructuring. Rich Ryffel, an Olin Business School expert, said the situation should be a wake-up call to the municipal bond market.

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Friday through Sunday, May 5-7

Critical Spatial Practices St. Louis Conference

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WashU in the News

Editorial: More inundation, more inspiration, more recrimination

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Paving the way for CANAMEX, highway of the future

Cronkite News (Arizona PBS)

Law enforcement is a family business for local set of triplets


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Campus Voices

A take on academics and ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’

Why do scholars find “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” such a thought-provoking series, even 20 years after its premiere? Wendy Love Anderson, academic coordinator at the Center for the Humanities, writes on the center’s website about the ideals that the show and academia share.

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Sakura Oyama photoUndergraduate Sakura Oyama received a 2017 Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge in England. Oyama is preparing to graduate this month from Arts & Sciences. At Cambridge, Oyama plans to study applied biological anthropology.

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