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Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

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NCI director to visit Med Campus next week

Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless, MD, director of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will visit the Medical Campus on Tuesday, Feb. 27. He will speak at the Bursky Center symposium and participate in a town hall.

K-12 teachers celebrate science at Darwin Day

More than 50 educators from the St. Louis region attended the Institute for School Partnership’s annual Darwin Day celebration this month, which included a Darwin selfie station. The program helps K-12 teachers gain skills in teaching evolution.

Assembly Series speaker to focus on LGBTQ rights

James Esseks, director of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & HIV Project for the ACLU, will be here next week. Esseks will deliver the keynote, co-sponsored by the Assembly Series, at the Midwest LGBTQ Rights Conference on Thursday, March 1.

WashU Expert: Billy Graham’s legacy for #MeToo generation

The late evangelical preacher Billy Graham’s advice — never spend time alone with a woman other than your wife — has roots in the 1950s, but it still has influence today, said R. Marie Griffith, director of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics.

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5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23

‘Aftermath’ exhibit closing reception

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Social Photo of the Week

Positive psychology expert Tim Bono on happiness

WashU in the News

Remembering Reverend Billy Graham

1A (NPR)

Column: Let’s hope gay Olympians spark even greater change

The Associated Press

WashU study finds unarmed African-American women at higher risk during police interactions

St. Louis Magazine

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Campus Voices

New energy empires

Bret Gustafson, of the Department of Anthropology in Arts & Sciences, discusses his article “The New Energy Imperialism in the Caribbean” in a podcast on the nonprofit North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) Radio.  

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Multimedia artist Ebony G. Patterson (whose work is pictured) and sculptor Jill Downen have won the 2018 Stone & DeGuire Contemporary Art Awards. The awards, presented by the Sam Fox School, include $25,000 to advance artists’ studio practices.

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