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Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

Top Stories

Medical school to review, revise curriculum

The School of Medicine plans to review and revise the medical education curriculum to reflect changes in the health-care industry while also broadening the skills of students in health technology and other areas.

Project helps youth learn about healthy eating

A group of pre-medical students started a program called Healthy Humans, an effort to teach the science and practical skills of healthy eating and cooking to low-income youth. The program received a grant from the Gephardt Institute’s Civic Engagement Fund.

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Campus Announcements

Reminder: Chancellor search staff session today

The committee leading the search for the university’s next chancellor will hold a listening session for Danforth Campus staff from noon-1:30 p.m. today in Brown Hall, Room 100.

WashU in the News

The world is relying on a flawed psychological test to fight racism


The Christian legal army behind ‘Masterpiece Cakeshop’

The Nation

Driving habits of older adults could signal signs of Alzheimer’s

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Could laughing gas reduce risk of suicide?

The Kansas City Star

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Campus Voices

‘We are all responsible for implementing climate change policy’

Hannah Greenhouse, a senior in Arts & Sciences, writes in The Ampersand reflecting on her experience attending the recent international climate change conference in Germany, including lessons learned about how individuals can make a difference.

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Lingyu Zhou, a School of Law alumna, has been awarded a highly selective Schwarzman Scholarship for graduate study at Tsinghua University in Beijing. A student and another alum were semifinalists.

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Who Knew WashU?

Who Knew WashU graphicQuestion: Washington University has a thriving doctoral program today. In which year did the university award its first PhD to a student?
A) 1874 B) 1895 C) 1907 D) 1928

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