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Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

Top Stories

Fish species that bypasses sexual reproduction is thriving

An international team of scientists, led by the McDonnell Genome Institute at the School of Medicine, has sequenced the genome of the Amazon molly. Researchers expected the asexual fish would be at a genetic disadvantage, but it is thriving.

Ritz Chamber Players in concert Friday

The Ritz Chamber Players, arguably the nation’s finest touring African-American chamber ensemble, will make its St. Louis debut Friday, Feb. 16, in the E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

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3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13

‘Managing Research Collaborations’

4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13

Assembly Series: Stefan Merrill Block

4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13

Kemper Art Museum career event

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Campus Announcements

University policy reminder

To ensure broad communication, certain key university policies are published annually in The Record. These policies are intended to promote and support a positive working and learning environment. The policies also are available on the Human Resources website.

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WashU in the News

The first step toward a personal memory maker?

The New York Times

Want to raise successful kids? Seven things successful parents do


Unarmed black women at highest risk when interacting with police, study finds

St. Louis Public Radio

New software to make drugs cheaper, faster, better


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Campus Voices

‘Mental health support in the newborn nursery’

John Constantino, MD, and Cynthia Rogers, MD, of the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine, write an op-ed in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the importance of caring for the mental, in addition to the physical, health of new mothers.

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Research Wire

Jose Zevallos, MD, director of the Division of Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery at the School of Medicine, received a five-year, $2.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research titled “Development of a Four-Class, Molecular Subtyping Diagnostic for HPV-negative Head and Neck Cancer.”

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Who Knew WashU?

Who Knew WashU graphicQuestion: When did Whispers, the beloved cafe in Olin Library, first open?
A) 1988 B) 1996 C) 2004 D) 2008

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