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Monday, Jan. 29, 2018

Top Stories

Global collaborations, holistic solutions

In an effort to boost conversation and collaborative options regarding energy choices and their many impacts, university leaders recently held two international forums, in New Delhi and Taipei, to address the challenges.

Genetic lung disease’s molecular roots identified

Using cells from children diagnosed with primary ciliary dyskinesia, a genetic lung disease, School of Medicine physician-scientists have figured out how mutations disrupt the clearing of the airways.

WashU Spaces: University architect James Kolker

WashU Spaces visits the office of James Kolker, university architect and associate vice chancellor. Kolker shares his vision for the east end, why he loves the bunny and his first reaction to the campus’ rosy hue.

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Campus Announcements

RSVP for women in tech symposium

The 2018 Women in Innovation and Technology symposium will be held Feb. 27 at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. The symposium is open to all, but RSVPs are requested.

WashU in the News

Trump offers ‘Dreamers’ a path to citizenship, insists on other immigration curbs


A private place where HIV, Zika and Ebola hide

Scientific American

WashU researchers’ new app can train your ears and save your marriage

St. Louis Magazine

Washington University acquires writer Joy Williams’ papers

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Misty Good, MD, of the School of Medicine, has been named to the Scientific Advisory Council of the Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Society. The nonprofit aims to reduce cases of NEC, a potentially fatal intestinal disease in premature newborns.

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Research Wire

Harry Chatters Taylor, doctoral student at the Brown School, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project titled “Risk Factors for Social Isolation Among African-American Older Adults.”

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