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Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

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Higher income tied to police use of force against black women

Black women with higher incomes are more likely to experience a forceful police interaction during a street stop than those with lower incomes, a new Brown School study finds.

Hawthorn InvestiGirls tutors go beyond homework help

Hawthorn InvestiGirls tutors go beyond homework help at Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls. Their strategy is part of the effort to bring a rigorous STEM-focused education to women of color, who are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math.

Exhibit highlights university’s medical role in World War I

Before the U.S. entered World War I in 1917, faculty members on the Medical Campus were determined to help wounded soldiers. The head of surgery led the effort, organizing Base Hospital 21, the focus of a new exhibit at Becker Medical Library.

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5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21

Assembly Series: Joe Hagan

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21

DUC Chamber Music Series

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Campus Announcements

Habif health center offers text reminders

In an effort to decrease missed mental health appointments, Habif Health and Wellness Center is encouraging students to sign up for text message appointment reminders.

WashU in the News

The story of aerosols: from spray can to ocean spray

Science Friday

Powassan, West Nile cause Zika-like damage to fetuses, study finds


More than half of Trump’s 20-person Cabinet has engaged in questionable or unethical conduct

Marketplace (American Public Media)

Do deficits matter? We may be about to find out

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Senior Zoe Grieze and master’s candidate Andrew McIlvaine (whose work is pictured) will represent the Sam Fox School in the Art St. Louis exhibition “Varsity Art XXII.” The opening reception is March 2.

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Who Knew WashU?

Who Knew WashU graphicQuestion: A sculpture honoring the university’s (and St. Louis’) role in hosting the 1904 Olympic Games will be installed later this year. Which of the following “firsts” occurred during those games?
A) First American city to host the Olympics
B) First awarding of the Olympic gold, silver and bronze medals
C) First gymnasium and stadium built for the Olympic Games
D) All of the above

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