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Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018

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City’s Olympic legacy to be commemorated on campus

Washington University will add another architectural jewel to its historic campus later this year when an Olympic Rings “Spectacular,” a five-ring sculpture, is installed at the end of Olympian Way.

Stroke recovery improved by sensory deprivation, study shows

Temporarily shutting off neuronal signals to a healthy part of the brain may aid stroke recovery, according to new School of Medicine research in mice.

Series to focus on ‘Religion and Politics in an Age of Fracture’

Bridging divisions in religion and politics will be the topic of a series of interdisciplinary panels sponsored by the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics. The first is at 7 p.m. today with John Inazu.

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4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7

Three-minute thesis competition

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Day of Discovery and Dialogue logo

WashU in the News

Right-to-work holdouts face new efforts to change labor laws

The Associated Press

Trump pledges to lower drug costs. Can we do it?

WBUR (On Point)

Blood test could predict the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Science News

Sitting on trove of data, Washington U.’s new partnership promises better patient outcomes

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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The Center for the Humanities in Arts & Sciences has named its 2018-19 cohort of six faculty fellows. They are: Douglas Flowe, Tabea Linhard and Tim Moore (fall 2018); and Luis Salas, Julie Singer and Alexander Stefaniak (spring 2019).

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Who Knew WashU?

Who Knew WashU graphicQuestion: How many glass panels make up the atrium roof of Bauer Hall?
A) 250 B) 360 C) 440 D) 500

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