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Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

Top Stories

Saving bats from deadly fungus

Joshua Blodgett, of Arts & Sciences, is working to save bats from the disease white-nose syndrome. Working with InCEES and the Tyson Research Center, Blodgett is researching whether bacteria that dwell in caves could combat the harmful fungus.

Exercise, mindfulness, drug therapy tested in older adults

Researchers at the School of Medicine are seeking volunteers for two studies evaluating approaches for treating depression and preserving cognitive function in older adults.

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9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23

Cyber security awareness symposium

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24

Free bike tuneups outside the DUC

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Campus Announcements

Health administrator to deliver Phillips lecture

Georges C. Benjamin, MD, a highly regarded health administrator and former secretary of health for Maryland, will deliver the 22nd annual Homer G. Phillips Health Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the School of Medicine. Register to attend by Wednesday, Oct. 25.

The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Cutting-edge immunotherapy treatment approved for deadly cancer

The Washington Post

Breast cancer risk factors: 11 things every woman should know


State monitors cougars with help from a ‘determined’ dog

Omaha World-Herald

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Four students in the Sam Fox School took first place in the recent American Institute of Architects Central States 2017 Student Design Competition. Their proposal would help revitalize a district in downtown Omaha, Neb.

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