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Monday, Nov. 6, 2017

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University launches search for next chancellor

Washington University has formally launched its search for a successor for Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton, who announced last month his intention to conclude his term no later than June 30, 2019. Wrighton has served in the role for 22 years.

$10 million gift supports personalized medicine

The School of Medicine received a $10 million commitment from longtime benefactors George and Debra Couch to support research that advances personalized medicine. The research building at 4515 McKinley Ave. also was named in their honor.

WashU Expert on GOP tax proposal’s international angle

The U.S. House’s Republican tax proposal, released Nov. 2, would institute some wholesale changes to the American tax code — including the end of neutrality in the international tax system, said Adam Rosenzweig, an expert on international tax law.

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Glass formation seminar

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Fall arbor tour

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

‘Unbelievable’: Heart stents fail to ease chest pain

The New York Times

Epic strike mirrors US unions’ fight to survive

The Guardian

Gene therapy’s new hope: neuron-targeting virus saving infant lives


Black Rep gala returns with ‘Crossin’ Over’ concert

The St. Louis American

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Campus Voices

G’Sell’s poem published

Writer Eileen G’Sell, lecturer in Arts & Sciences, had a poem, “Melody, Speed, And A Man Worth Manning,” published in Alive magazine last month.

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“Photos of Gifts,” a new exhibition by Heather Bennett, lecturer in art in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, is on view through Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Bruno David Gallery. This is Bennett’s fourth solo show with the gallery.

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