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Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017

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Medical students honor faculty, residents

Each year, the medical students surprise their instructors with awards honoring them for their dedication, patience and skill in medical education. The students handed out the Distinguished Service Teaching Awards Oct. 24.

Bouncing back after injury

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded university researchers a five-year, $1.6 million grant to develop a treatment option using medication and physical therapy to better restore range of motion following injury.

WashU Expert on Colorado cake case before high court

The First Amendment does not give Masterpiece Cakeshop and its owner, Jack Phillips, the license to discriminate against gay couples, as businesses open to the public are obligated to provide full and equal service to customers, argues legal scholar Elizabeth Sepper.

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6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1

Taste of Africa event

4-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2

‘Social Justice and the Environment’

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Campus Announcements

Faculty, staff invited to take part in Dance Marathon

Faculty and staff are invited to join with hundreds of students at Dance Marathon this weekend, a fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals in St. Louis. Employees can join Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and Risa Zwerling Wrighton starting at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Athletic Complex.

WashU in the News

A neutron star’s insides open to debate

Quanta Magazine

WashU student, cancer survivor on track to save others


WashU professor says president’s opioid declaration is not enough

KMOX | CBS St. Louis

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Campus Voices

‘Monuments to unbelief’

Leigh Eric Schmidt, of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, writes an article on the Aeon website about statues, museums and other ways that secularists have pushed against religion in the public sphere.

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Two university leaders — Chancellor Emeritus William H. Danforth (left) and Henry S. Webber, executive vice chancellor for administration — were recognized at the 105th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Freedom Fund Dinner of the St. Louis City NAACP in October.

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