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Monday, Feb. 12, 2018

Top Stories

Working toward lab-grown cartilage

School of Medicine researchers, led by Farshid Guilak, are working on a radically different way to help people with arthritis: creating living joint replacements from the patient’s own cells.

Getting to know Meg Jay

Clinical psychologist and author Meg Jay explores the ways adversity and resilience shape our lives, and how we can adapt to difficult circumstances. Jay is the keynote speaker for the university’s annual Day of Discovery & Dialogue.

WashU Expert: Uncertainty can be a buying opportunity

Asaf Manela, of Olin Business School, helped create a news-based volatility index. He says the stock market upheaval of late isn’t cause for alarm, but he knows the difficulty in predicting whether the fluctuation will subside quickly.

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Campus Announcements

Students can take part in Monster Challenge

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the novel “Frankenstein,” the university is hosting a student competition. The prompt for the challenge is “The New Frankenstein,” and students can enter written or visual works. The submission deadline is Oct. 15, and winners will receive up to a $1,000 prize.

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Family-friendly care for Barnes-Jewish, Children’s hospital patients

The St. Louis American

A discussion of progress and power at the Black Fashion Founders Forum


Certain treatments may cause heart damage

Fox 2 Now

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Jessie Lee, a member of the First Year Center executive board, is a winner of the Jordan Smith Undergraduate Fellowship from the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina. Lee will be formally recognized today.

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