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Friday, June 9, 2017

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Eggs significantly increase growth in young children, study finds

Eggs significantly increased growth and reduced stunting by 47 percent in young children, finds a new study from Lora Iannotti, a child nutrition expert at the Brown School.

School of Medicine names new leader for medical education

Eva Aagaard, MD, a highly regarded physician and educator at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has been named senior associate dean for education at the School of Medicine. Her appointment begins Sept. 1.

University selected for HHMI science initiative

The university is one of 24 schools selected to receive $1 million grants as part of a new HHMI initiative to help colleges and universities foster success in science for all students — especially those from nontraditional pathways.

Drug believed to reduce postoperative pain does not

A new study by anesthesiologists at the School of Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School sheds new light on the drug ketamine.

WashU Expert: Trump’s climate move plays to his base

President Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement cannot be justified on the stated grounds for withdrawal, environmental law expert Maxine Lipeles said.

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7:30 p.m. Friday, June 9

Chabad on Campus Shabbat dinner

7 p.m. Monday, June 12

Calyx Piano Trio

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Campus Announcements

Jewish Hospital history on display in Becker exhibit

An exhibit titled “‘Skill, tenderly applied, works wonders’ – A History of The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis” is open through Aug. 31 in the Bernard Becker Medical Library’s Glaser Gallery.

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WashU in the News

He’s good at basketball, but how are his Twitter skills?

The New York Times

Learn how to love talking in public with new app

Fast Company

Minimum wage study has fodder for both sides

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Author and WashU professor explores the American story in ‘The History of the Future’

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

Brownson public health book released

The latest edition of a book co-written by Ross Brownson, of the Brown School, has been published. “Evidence-based Public Health” (Oxford University Press) offers examples of recent public health success stories and failures and how to find and use scientific evidence in that field.

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Project Starfish graphicA medical device built by Washington University undergraduates to prevent infections in patients using catheters has won $25,000 in the 2017 Discovery Competition, sponsored by the School of Engineering & Applied Science.

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Who Knew WashU?

volleyball gameQuestion: Which sport has accounted for more of Washington University’s 22 NCAA national championships than any other?
Answer: C) Volleyball, which boasts 10 of our 22 national championships. In the past year, the Bears claimed national championships in women’s soccer and in women’s indoor and outdoor track and field.
Congrats to this week’s winner, Janine Prost-Domasky, of Information Technology, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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