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Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

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New Medical Campus inpatient towers open

Two new 12-story towers on the Medical Campus will cater to women, infants and cancer patients. The buildings are designed to enhance patient care and comfort. For example, a labor and delivery floor connects via a skywalk to neonatal intensive care.

Becoming a biotech explorer

Joseph Jez, of Arts & Sciences, launched the Biotech Explorers Pathway after winning funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professors Program. He talks about how the course exposes students to the science and business end of biotechnology.

WashU Expert: If you see signs of child abuse, report it

David and Louise Turpin have been accused of abusing their 13 children for years. What should you do to recognize signs of abuse? The bottom line: If you think a child is in danger, call a hotline, advises child abuse expert Melissa Jonson-Reid.

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Black Anthology

4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29

‘Maimonides and the Merchants’

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Campus Announcements

Campus blood drive next week

The next universitywide blood drive will be held Tuesday, Jan. 30, at seven locations throughout the campuses. All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate. 

Social Photo of the Week

Throwback to a snow-covered day on campus

WashU in the News

New research will radically change response to strokes

The Washington Post

Washington University med school official named as Eisenhower Fellow

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Lathon Ferguson is connecting the community to WashU

The St. Louis American

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Washington University faculty members Tili Boon Cuillé (left), Lerone A. Martin and Angela Miller have won prestigious research fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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