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Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

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Impact of religion and racial pride on classroom discrimination

Two important factors seem to explain black American adolescents’ experiences with teacher-based racial discrimination — religiosity and racial pride, finds a new study from the Brown School’s Sheretta Butler-Barnes.

Initiative to help cancer patients quit smoking

A new program funded by the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Moonshot initiative will help patients at Siteman Cancer Center quit smoking. The national smoking rate is about 15 percent, but some 23 percent of Siteman patients smoke.

Williams appointed director of TRiO Student Support Services

Teresa Williams has been appointed director of TRiO Student Support Services at the university. The federally funded program supports students who are low-income, first in their families to attend college or have a disability.

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9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24

Measuring costs with data

4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24

‘Speaking of speech’ lecture

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Campus Announcements

Nominations open for Ethic of Service Award

The Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award recognizes members of the university community who exemplify service and contribution to the St. Louis region. The nomination deadline is Feb. 2.

WashU in the News

Mustakeem’s book featured on ‘Conflict and Co-operation: A History of Trade’

BBC Radio 4

Trump business ethics pledges left plenty room for profiting

The Associated Press

‘Gay Home Movie’ documentary opens discussions about race, gender and privilege

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

‘Why risk it? Protect your child against cancer’

Lindsay Kuroki, MD, of the School of Medicine, writes in a guest column in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the importance of vaccinating preteens against human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection that has been shown to cause some cancers.

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Edward Tjaden (left), a third-year student at the School of Law, has been awarded a Veterans of Foreign Wars-Student Veterans of America Legislative Fellowship, a semester-long academic experience.

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