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Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

Top Stories

$5 million aids development of artificial red blood cells

A research team from the School of Medicine led by Allan Doctor, MD, has received $5 million in grants to develop artificial red blood cells to act as a blood substitute. The research aims to prevent deaths from traumatic bleeding.

Fail Better: Grace Egbo

Facebook tells its team to “move fast and break things.” Computer science student Grace Egbo did just that, crashing the company’s internal site during her summer internship.

Chancellor’s Concert to focus on American composers

The Washington University Choirs, Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra will highlight American composers during the annual Chancellor’s Concert. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, in the E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

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Campus Announcements

Pierce memorial service planned March 12

A memorial service in honor of John A. (Jack) Pierce, MD, emeritus professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, March 12, in Moore Auditorium on the Medical Campus. To attend, RSVP by March 5. Pierce died in November at age 92.

WashU in the News

A governor is charged with ‘invasion of privacy,’ but what does that mean?

The New York Times

Why won’t YouTube delete account of Neo-Nazi group linked to five murders?


Your spouse’s role in your job success

HealthDay | U.S. News & World Report

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Campus Voices

Bartley discusses new book, ‘Rules Without Rights’

Sociologist Tim Bartley, of Arts & Sciences, discusses his book “Rules without Rights: Land, Labor, and Private Authority in the Global Economy,” published this month by Oxford University Press.

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Thaddeus Stappenbeck, MD, PhD, of the School of Medicine, has been elected to the Association of American Physicians in recognition of his work advancing biomedical science, medicine or health through innovative research.

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