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Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

Top Stories

University strengthens international ties

A newly drafted partnership, signed last month by Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and officials with the China Scholarship Council, will bring up to 15 new PhD students per year from China to study at the university.

$5.9 million to gather data on older motorists’ driving

A chip that plugs in to vehicles’ computers to monitor driving habits will help School of Medicine researchers understand the challenges older drivers face. The researchers aim to design strategies to keep older motorists driving safely.

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Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 30 and 31

Trick or Tweet student competition

7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30

DUC Chamber Music Series

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31

Siteman mammogram van on North Campus

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Campus Announcements

Volleyball hosts Green Dot game Tuesday

The volleyball team will host a Green Dot match at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, against Greenville University. The university’s Green Dot program encourages bystanders to intervene and help prevent sexual assault and violence.

The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Astros’ World Series run lifts Houston amid Harvey recovery

The Associated Press

Alzheimer’s disease warning signs and prevention

Fox News

Decline in U.S. teen drug abuse means less crime, violence

HealthDay | U.S. News & World Report

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A new oral history series on the contributions of pioneering plant genetics researchers includes online video interviews with two professors who have strong ties to Arts & Sciences: Glenn Stone and Mary-Dell Chilton.

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