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Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

Top Stories

Aggressive testing no benefit to ER patients with chest pain

Ten million people go to the hospital with chest pain each year in the U.S. A new School of Medicine study shows these patients are getting more testing than necessary to rule out heart attacks.

Researchers developing pediatric imaging technology

A team of university scientists is developing a new way to look inside the brains of the littlest patients. The technique will provide precise measurements without requiring children to stay perfectly still or use of ionizing radiation.

PAD presents Calderon’s ‘Kiss’ this weekend

Chilean playwright Guillermo Calderon explores the power, empathy and responsibilities of live theater in “Kiss.” The Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences will present the drama Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 16-19.

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4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15

Physics lecture on turbulence

5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15

Gallery conversation on Renaissance prints

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15

DUC Chamber Music Series: pianist Einav Yarden

6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16

Lecture on racial integration

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Campus Announcements

Volunteers sought for tree planting Thursday

A tree planting event is planned for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, by the Graham Chapel entrance. The event will wrap up the first phase of the campus tree planting plan. Volunteers are asked to RSVP.

Washington People

Jennifer M. Hudson

Jennifer M. Hudson

The program manager for the Washington University Prison Education Project discusses the project’s philosophy and the importance of the liberal arts. She also will host a discussion this afternoon of the book “College in Prison.”

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WashU in the News

What’s worse than Roy Moore losing an election? For Republicans, it might be winning one

CBC News

Enterprise executive gives $10 million to fund WashU scholarships

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Maternal deaths on the rise in Missouri


Expert discusses Tourette syndrome and tic disorders

Fox 2 Now

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Campus Voices

Podcast seeks to build a sense of community

A new monthly podcast aims to bring together the divergent interests and experiences of WashU graduate students. Alan Zhang, a 2013 Arts & Sciences alum and now a master’s student in Olin Business School and president of the Graduate Professional Council (GPC), created “Gradcast,” along with a group of GPC leaders. The first episode, “The Monster’s Dilemma,” explores the concept of good and evil from a variety of disciplines.

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As a lead co-author of the K-12 Next Generation Science Standards being adopted by more than three-quarters of U.S. schools, Michael Wysession, of Arts & Sciences, is presenting an innovative “Elevate Science” instructional program published through Pearson Education.

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