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Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017

Top Stories

Early childhood adversities linked to health problems

University researchers have identified a pathway in the brain that seems to connect exposure to adverse experiences during early childhood with depression and physical health problems in teens and preteens.

Partnership aims to better students’ lives

The university’s Institute for School Partnership is working with the Texas Graduate Center to improve opportunities for high school students. The master’s program for science teachers is helping schools in the Rio Grande Valley offer more AP and dual-credit courses.

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Campus Announcements

Olin Library’s north entrance to open

As the construction project continues, the north entrance of Olin Library, across from Louderman Hall, is expected to open at about 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1. Once it opens, the south entrance will close until the spring.

WashU in the News

How a Republican idea for reducing Medicare costs could affect you

The New York Times

Study links acetaminophen in pregnancy to ADHD, but experts question results


Trump says opioids are an emergency, but it’s not the declaration some were looking for

USA Today

St. Louis composer’s venture takes him to the convent and the big screen

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

Spotlight on Baugh’s research, accomplishments

John Baugh, the Margaret Bush Wilson Professor in Arts & Sciences, discusses his research and thoughts about the field of linguistics in a Q&A with the Linguistic Society of America.

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Geetika Khanna, MD, a professor of radiology, has been named chief of pediatric radiology for Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at the School of Medicine. Khanna also assumes the role of radiologist-in-chief at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

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Who Knew WashU?

Who Knew WashU graphicIt’s time for a Halloween-inspired question: Which Washington University building is rumored to be haunted?
A) Alumni House B) Harbison House
C) Whittemore House D) Women’s Building

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