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Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017

Top Stories

Genetic testing helps set safe dose of common blood thinner

A new study led by the School of Medicine shows that genetic testing can improve the safety of warfarin, a common blood thinner, for patients at high risk of dangerous blood clots.

Exhibit to celebrate 20 years of Hand Print Workshop

The Sam Fox School presents an exhibition, “Process & Innovation: 20 Years of Partnerships in Print at Hand Print Workshop International,” beginning tomorrow, Oct. 5. The exhibition will feature works by 24 artists.

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7:15-9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5

‘The business of food’ panel

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5

Commuter fair, bike tuneups

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Campus Announcements

Greater share of students registered, voted last year, data show

Washington University saw an increase in the share of students who registered to vote and who voted on Election Day last year, beating the national average, the Gephardt Institute reported.

Washington People

Denise Stephens

Denise Stephens

Get to know Stephens, the new vice provost and university librarian, who brings a wealth of experience and a forward-looking vision to University Libraries. She discusses how technology is evolving, plans for adding to the collection and how the research library is like a laboratory.

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WashU in the News

Managing head trauma in children

The New York Times

The dystopian fear of artificial wombs

The Atlantic

How dogs are helping cat conservation

Discover Wildlife (BBC Wildlife Magazine)

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Campus Voices

‘No place like home: St. Louis’ eminent domain history’

Historian Margaret Garb, of Arts & Sciences, writes on the Center for the Humanities site about St. Louis’ use of eminent domain. An exhibit opening and panel discussion on the topic will take place this weekend.

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Robert E. Criss, professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences, received this year’s Lewis C. Green Environmental Service Award in recognition of his long-term commitment to raising awareness of increased flooding risks and the dangers of floodplain development and inaccurate flood studies.

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