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Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

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Research dogs help scientists save endangered carnivores

Scat-sniffing research dogs are helping scientists map out a plan to save reclusive jaguars, pumas, bush dogs and other endangered carnivores in the forests of northeastern Argentina, according to a new study from Arts & Sciences.

Pediatric researcher Bacharier named Strunk Chair

Leonard B. Bacharier, MD, a highly regarded pediatric allergist and researcher at the School of Medicine, has been named the inaugural Robert C. Strunk Endowed Chair for Lung and Respiratory Research Professor of Pediatrics.

Pushing science and engineering to create new soft materials

A team of researchers from Washington University and Duke University has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation grant. The challenge: Push the boundaries of science to create new materials with a wide range of uses.

Kemper exhibit ‘Renaissance and Baroque Prints’ opens

The Kemper Art Museum presents Rembrandt’s historic etching “The Three Crosses,” along with more than 100 other prints, as part of “Renaissance and Baroque Prints: Investigating the Collection,” which opens Friday, Sept. 8.

Arts & Sciences welcomes new faculty

Arts & Sciences has 23 new faculty members this fall, with expertise ranging from biology to economics to philosophy.

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Noon, 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7

Perspectives sessions on Charlottesville

4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8

Health policy discussion

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Campus Announcements

Postdocs sought for translational science program

The TL1 Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program is recruiting postdoctoral researchers to fill training grant slots under the Clinical Translational Science Awards. Funding is available to trainees.

WashU in the News

Zika virus used to treat aggressive brain cancer


Washington U., St. Louis Zoo and Missouri Botanical Garden team up to tackle conservation

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

WashU becomes first university to offer SafeTrek app free for students, faculty

Fox 2 (KTVI)

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Research Wire

Philip Skemer, associate professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences, received $449,000 in two grants from the National Science Foundation in support of his geology research.

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