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Friday, Sept. 1, 2017

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MySci program doubles in size

The innovative MySci curriculum program, developed by the university’s Institute for School Partnership and local teachers, is reaching twice as many classrooms as in the past. In all, MySci serves about 60,000 students.

Cameron installed as Michael B. Kaufman Professor of Practice

Heather E. Cameron has been installed as the Michael B. Kaufman Professor of Practice in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A ceremony and reception to mark the occasion were held this spring in Brown Hall.

Medical school, hospital align security services

Should any kind of emergency occur on the Medical Campus, a state-of-the-art Joint Public Safety Center has positioned security personnel to be ready. The space brings together the School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital security forces.

From Ultra-Condensed Science: Is nature fundamentally weird?

Mark Alford, chair of physics in Arts & Sciences, explains in this animated video the logic behind a famous physics experiment in quantum mechanics.

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7:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1

PAD drama auditions for 2017-18 season

5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3

Dance auditions for WUDT

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Campus Announcements

Special sessions to address aftermath of Charlottesville

A series of Perspectives sessions are being held on the Danforth, Medical and West campuses in September for faculty and staff to discuss the events in Charlottesville, Va., and what they mean for the university community. The next one is noon Tuesday, Sept. 5, on the Medical Campus.

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WashU in the News

One effort to close the gender pay gap won’t get a try

The New York Times

Excess weight now blamed for eight more types of cancer


Washington University institute receives $46 million NIH grant

St. Louis Business Journal

Concrete thinking: the house of the future?


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Sean J. English, MD, an assistant professor of surgery at the School of Medicine, has been named the 2017 Wylie Scholar by Vascular Cures, a nonprofit organization that works to advance research in vascular disease.

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Research Wire

Jessica Wagenseil, of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, recently received a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study mechanical factors in development of the body’s large arteries.

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