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Monday, Oct. 9, 2017

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Wrighton to conclude term as chancellor

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton has announced he plans to conclude his term as chancellor, effective no later than July 1, 2019. Wrighton, who has served in the role since 1995, shared the news with the Board of Trustees Oct. 6.

Committee enhancing diversity at medical school

A leadership committee at the School of Medicine reports progress in efforts to enhance diversity and inclusion in hiring, and in fostering a culture that values differences in race, gender, religious beliefs and other characteristics.

Trustees hear updates on endowment, Plan for Excellence

In addition to Chancellor Wrighton’s announcement about his future plans, the Board of Trustees last week received updates on the university’s endowment and on the Plan for Excellence.

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WashU in the News

Weight-loss surgery linked to lower risk of cancer

Reuters Health

Homes for a changing planet on view at 2017 Solar Decathlon

Architectural Record

Ira Flatow visits St. Louis

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

‘Nero fiddled; We play golf’

Michael Wysession, of Arts & Sciences, writes in an article on WashU Perspectives that in the western U.S., forest fires have become so common that people barely notice anymore — and discusses what such a cavalier attitude says about efforts to address climate change.

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