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Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

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WashU Spaces: The Office of Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton

Welcome to WashU Spaces, a new series that showcases the offices, laboratories, studios and living quarters of our faculty, staff and students. We kick off the series in the office of Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton, who was inaugurated 22 years ago today. 

How Medical Center visionaries helped save the Central West End

Take a look back at the rise, fall and resurrection of the Central West End, the historic neighborhood that is home to the Medical Campus. A new book by Candace O’Connor tells the story of the Medical Center’s crucial role in saving its neighborhood.

Bornstein named 2017-18 Freund Teaching Fellow

The Saint Louis Art Museum and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts selected Jennifer Bornstein as their 2017-18 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow. Bernstein will lead studios in the Sam Fox School and prepare a museum exhibition.

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Campus Announcements

School of Law to accept GRE

As part of continuing efforts to expand opportunities for students interested in a legal education, the School of Law will begin accepting the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), in addition to, or instead of, the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) for applicants.

WashU in the News

The science behind why it’s so hard to fight fake news


Faster metabolism makeover: nurturing your gut bacteria

Prevention magazine

WashU professor analyzes the music in war films before and after the Vietnam War

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

‘Change can be good’

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton writes in a column in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch this week that Bayer’s acquisition of St. Louis-based Monsanto Co. could be good for the region and add to its reputation as a leader in plant science and human health.

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Jeffrey Bradley, MD, the S. Lee Kling Professor of Radiation Oncology at the School of Medicine, has been named one of 23 fellows this year by the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

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Research Wire

Christine Floss, research professor in physics in Arts & Sciences, received a $648,000 grant from NASA in support of a project researching presolar silicate grains.

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