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Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

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Camille Borders, Jasmine Brown named Rhodes Scholars

Seniors Camille Borders (right) and Jasmine Brown each have been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, one of the world’s most prestigious academic honors. They were selected Nov. 18 and are among 32 scholars from the United States.

Medical school physicians, staff aid hurricane victims

Several School of Medicine faculty and staff members helped victims of this year’s historically disastrous hurricane season, from coordinating the medical response to hands-on relief.

Search begins for new Skandalaris Center director

The university is beginning a search for the next director of its Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The current director, Emre Toker, leaves the university at the end of the year.

WashU Expert: Energy alliances must be holistic, realistic

Multiple countries announced at the United Nations climate talks that they’re unifying to phase out coal-generated power by 2030. But environmental engineer Pratim Biswas warned that a “mix of energy sources” is vital for the near future.

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10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21

Medical Campus farmers’ market

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Campus Announcements

Crop box program now on Danforth Campus

Local Farmer CSA, in partnership with the Office of Sustainability and the Department of Human Resources, now offers CSA (Community Shared Agriculture) crop boxes on the Danforth Campus. Students, faculty and staff can sign up to take part, then pick up a box of fresh produce and other products every other Wednesday.

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WashU in the News

Christian support for Roy Moore ‘looks like hypocrisy to the outside world’

The Atlantic

What if you knew Alzheimer’s was coming for you?

The New York Times

New hope for people suffering from chronic itch

CBS News

Married WashU doctors develop heart goggles


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A student project created for the course “Developing Sustainable Urban Communities” received the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association’s 2017 Outstanding Student Project Award.

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