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Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017

Top Stories

PTSD expert David J. Morris to speak next week

The university will host a series of programs next week featuring David J. Morris, a leading authority on post-traumatic stress disorder. Morris and other experts will examine its devastating effects and discuss current therapies during events Oct. 3 and 4.

Lindsey explores the inherent tensions of landscape photography

In “Topographic Memory,” architect Bruce Lindsey, of the Sam Fox School, explores how we interpret both photography and the natural world. The exhibition opens Sunday, Oct. 1, in Steinberg Hall.

New signage system to simplify wayfinding on Medical Campus

A new signage system — inspired by navigational signs outside airports — will make it easier for people to find their way around the Medical Campus starting early next year.

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1:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28

Footwear design lecture

5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28

University College preview night

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29

Olin Sports Business Summit

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Campus Announcements

Poster presenters sought for upcoming conference

Apply to present a poster at the upcoming “Purpose in a Diverse Society” conference, scheduled Oct. 27-28. The deadline to submit poster ideas is Friday, Oct. 6.

WashU in the News

Brain evolution: environment may not be an important factor in size

International Business Times

Researchers make case for extending Medicaid coverage to low-income mothers

St. Louis Public Radio

It’s Scottrade Center now — but what will it be next year?

KMOX | CBS St. Louis

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Campus Voices

‘Should America be the world’s cop?’

Abram Van Engen, of Arts & Sciences, offers an analysis on The Conversation website on whether it is America’s role to be “the world’s cop.” He is a scholar on the concept of American exceptionalism.

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Research Wire

Jake Rosenfeld, associate professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences, received a $259,475 grant from the National Science Foundation for a study titled “Pay Secrecy Policies and Pay in U.S. Workplaces.”

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Who Knew WashU?

bicycle trip photoQuestion: Many alumni have explored the world after their time at Washington University. What did graduates Thomas Allen and William Sachtleben use to travel the world on a three-year post-graduation trip in the late 1800s?
Answer: B) Allen and Sachtleben biked about 18,000 miles through Europe, Asia and North America, taking photos to document their experience.
Congrats to this week’s winner, Sabine Wyas, who works in the Department of Surgery and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

Learn more about their adventure →

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