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Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017

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The dirt on the dirt

All summer, crews have been digging a 40-foot hole in front of Brookings Hall as part of the east end construction project. But how? And what happens to all of that dirt?

Orthopedic injury clinic to open in south St. Louis County

Due to high demand for injury-related care, Washington University Orthopedics and Barnes-Jewish Hospital have opened a second location — in south St. Louis County, inside the Center for Advanced Medicine.

Parking plan update, what to expect in coming months

Dedric Carter, vice chancellor for operations and technology transfer, shares insights on the strategy behind the university’s new parking and transportation plan, successes to date, and what to expect this year. 

Kemper installation explores healing, repair

In “Reason’s Oxymorons,” opening Friday, Sept. 8, at the Kemper Art Museum, artist Kader Attia surveys how different cultures, societies and disciplines grapple with questions of loss and damage.

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11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6

Elder care seminar

1-3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7

Spotlight on Women in Medicine & Science

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Campus Announcements

Emergency communication system to be tested Sept. 12

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

The View From Here

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WashU in the News

How has the Ku Klux Klan lasted so long?


Tantalizing clues point to inflammation’s role in array of diseases

Scientific American | Stat

Lessons on poverty teach medical students to be better doctors

St. Louis Public Radio

Azama empowers his team at Washington University

St. Louis Business Journal

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William Paul, professor of film and media studies in Arts & Sciences, won the 2017 Richard Wall Memorial Award from the Theatre Library Association in New York. Paul won the award for his book “When Movies Were Theater.”

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