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Friday, Feb. 2, 2018

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Kemper presents exhibit on east end of Danforth Campus

The Kemper Art Museum is exploring the evolution of the area in front of Brookings Hall, as well as the complex relationship between planning, building design and construction. “Transformative Visions: Washington University’s East End, Then and Now” opens tonight.

Adapted intervention may help Hispanic patients

A culturally adapted health-care manager intervention aimed at helping Hispanics with serious mental illness shows potential for improving health outcomes. Leopoldo Cabassa, of the Brown School, led the study of the program’s initial impact.

Felon-turned-lawyer to speak for Assembly Series

Shon Hopwood turned his life around after winding up in prison for bank robbery and then discovering the prison law library. He eventually went to law school and now teaches law. He will give an Assembly Series address about criminal justice reform Thursday, Feb. 8.

Big move for the littlest patients

About 40 infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at St. Louis Children’s Hospital were moved Jan. 27 from the hospital’s longtime NICU space into the expanded NICU area in the newly opened 12-story expansion to Children’s.

Med school blood vessel video wins BioArt competition

A network of colorful strands rotates in a 40-second video, tracing the many blood vessels in a mouse’s lungs. The video, created by faculty and staff at the School of Medicine, is a winner of the 2017 BioArt competition.

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Campus Announcements

Nominate students for McLeod honors

The university community is invited to nominate students for the James E. McLeod Honors and Awards Program. The program recognizes the achievements of black students in academics, research, leadership, creativity and community service. The deadline is March 1.

WashU in the News

Depriving the brain of a sense may improve stroke recovery

New Scientist

WashU makes list of best employers for diversity


Google wants to use naked mole rats to conquer death

Popular Science

Viruses related to Zika may also harm fetuses

The Scientist

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The university has received a $10,000 grant from the nonprofit group Transforming Youth Recovery to assist students in recovery from substance use disorders and other addictive behaviors. The group’s first meeting will be Feb. 28.

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