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Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

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Deneb STARS celebrates cultural wealth of low-income students

Deneb STARS is providing community and support to low-income students. It’s a segment of the population that often reports feeling left out on a campus where students wear Canada Goose parkas and vacation abroad during breaks.

Reaching for neutron stars

A cross-disciplinary team from chemistry and physics in Arts & Sciences has discovered both a framework to predict where neutrons will inhabit a nucleus and a way to predict the skin thickness of a nucleus.

Thorp outlines lab safety duties

In this video, Provost Holden Thorp discusses the importance of laboratory safety and what lab leaders need to know and do to remain safe. The university recently won an award from the Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association for promoting research safety.

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WashU in the News

The surgeon who wants to connect you to the internet with a brain implant

MIT Technology Review

Perkins+Will, Harvard GSD announce first Phil Freelon Fellowship winner

Architect Magazine

Alum Robinson named 12th president of Florida A&M

Tallahassee Democrat

Reconciling love and friendship after bad behavior


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Campus Voices

‘Choosing the right health-care plan’

Mary Politi, of the School of Medicine, writes on the Gateway Region YMCA blog about factors people should weigh in choosing a health insurance plan, just as people nationwide are enrolling in health insurance exchanges.

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Research Wire

Daniel S. Marcus, associate professor of radiology at the School of Medicine, received a four-year, nearly $2.7 million competing continuation grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a research project titled “The XNAT Imaging Informatics Platform.”

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