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Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017

Top Stories

Future physicians receive white coats, take class oath

First-year medical students took part in a rite of passage last week, the traditional White Coat Ceremony. Watch the future physicians recite the oath they crafted.

Does insurance status affect childhood cancer survival?

Privately insured children and those with Medicaid at the time of a cancer diagnosis experience largely similar survival trends, a Brown School study finds.

Assembly Series to delve into climate change

A panel of climatologists will discuss how studying the past and present can help protect the planet going forward. Ira Flatow, host of public radio program “Science Friday,” will moderate the Assembly Series discussion Monday, Sept. 18.

New faculty join Olin

Several faculty members have joined Olin Business School for the new academic year, including a number of women, with expertise in finance, marketing and organizational behavior.

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Campus Announcements

Reminder: emergency system test today

The university will test its emergency communication system at 12:05 p.m. today. The test will take place unless there is potential for severe weather or another emergency is occurring at that time.

WashU in the News

America’s division: We united in the wake of 9/11, then partisanship re-emerged

USA Today

Spending too much? Don’t bother using electronic reminders

The Wall Street Journal

Can Zika be a treatment for brain cancer?


Editorial: Students can flourish in healthy environments

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Campus Voices

‘Charlottesville and free assembly’

First Amendment scholar John Inazu, of the School of Law, takes part in a “Constitution Daily” podcast discussing the right to freedom of assembly in light of recent events in Charlottesville, Va.

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Sasa Mutic, professor of radiation oncology, has been named vice chair of medical physics and clinical strategy at the School of Medicine. Mutic is a national leader in developing protocols to ensure patient safety in the delivery of radiation therapy.

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Who Knew WashU?

Who Knew WashU graphicQuestion: How many coins are in the John Max Wulfing Coin Collection, housed in the Department of Classics in Arts & Sciences?
A) 8,500 B) 10,500 C) 14,000 D) 17,000

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