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Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

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Chancellor search committee plans ‘listening sessions’

The chancellor search committee is eager to hear feedback from members of the university community. The committee will hold listening sessions for Danforth Campus faculty, students and staff Nov. 29 and Dec. 4 and 5. Medical Campus listening sessions will be held early next year.

Bear or chipmunk? Engineer finds how brain encodes sounds

When you are out in the woods, your brain needs to quickly process what is making a sound. Biomedical engineer Dennis Barbour, MD, PhD, has published research offering a new interpretation for an old observation on processing sound.

Masters and Johnson to be honored through annual lecture

The legacy of sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson will be revisited in a new annual lecture at the Brown School. Leonore Tiefer will give the inaugural lecture at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 14, in Hillman Hall’s Clark-Fox Forum.

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3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13

Pixar animation presentation

6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13

‘Constructed Ground’ lecture

11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14

‘Probing the Radiated Brain’

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Campus Announcements

Join university’s Green Office program

The Office of Sustainability has a goal of reaching 100 certified Green Offices by the end of 2017. Certify your office by Wednesday, Nov. 15, for a raffle entry to win an office prize.

The View From Here

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WashU in the News

What a greater selection of hues says about culture

The Christian Science Monitor

Ask Brianna: What should I do if I think I’m underpaid?

The Associated Press

Games for hearing impaired engage ears for brain training


New initiative being spearheaded to help felons gain employment

Fox 2 Now

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Campus Voices

‘Are we born optimistic?’

Psychologist Lori Markson, of Arts & Sciences, discusses research on how optimism works in babies and young children, and in turn what that means for adults’ expectations, in a “Big Think” video.

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Lisa Braun, assistant vice chancellor and associate general counsel at Washington University, has won an In-House Counsel of the Year Award from Missouri Lawyers Media. Braun is also a 1988 graduate of the School of Law.

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