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Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

Top Stories

Physician’s call to action: Compassionate medicine

Barbara Lutey, MD, of the School of Medicine, assesses myriad aspects of patients’ lives in determining their care. She often works the phones to help connect her patients to services that improve their health.

Harris Institute launches initiative on gun violence

School of Law students will conduct in-depth research examining U.S. government responses to gun violence and whether they violate America’s obligations under international human rights law.

Search committee named for Teaching Center executive director

Provost Holden Thorp has formed a search committee to appoint an executive director for the Teaching Center. Marion Crain, vice provost and the Wiley B. Rutledge Professor of Law, will serve as chair.

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Campus Announcements

Nominate exceptional staff for Gloria White award​

Nominations are being accepted for the Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes a staff member for exceptional effort and contributions to the university. Nominations are due by March 2.

The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Shulkin is sixth Cabinet member questioned about pricey travel

PBS NewsHour

Streaming video is NBC’s fountain of youth at Winter Olympics

Los Angeles Times

St. Louis County school district creates space for black girls to find their voice

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

Map shows where more Americans are willing to support free speech

James L. Gibson, the Sidney W. Souers Professor of Government in Arts & Sciences, co-writes an article in The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog sharing an analysis of what parts of the country are more supportive of free speech — and what the trends tell us about democratic vitality.

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Research Wire

Brian Carpenter, professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, received $57,000 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in support of enhancing undergraduate preparation for research in aging and neurologic diseases.

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