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Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

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Opening minds, doors, opportunities

The university’s Office of Technology Management is organizing the Women in Innovation and Technology symposium later this month. The event is one way the office is helping to educate, train and guide women through the commercialization process.

Forum for Women in Medicine boosts female physicians, trainees

During a gathering with female medical residents a few years ago, Rakhee K. Bhayani, MD, was troubled by the gender bias they described. So she created the Department of Medicine’s Forum for Women in Medicine to support the development of female trainees.

Health departments must plan for retirements, study finds

State health departments are lagging in planning for the replacement of retiring employees, according to a Brown School study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Writer and alum Block to share his story

Award-winning novelist and alumnus Stefan Merrill Block will be on campus to discuss his journey as a writer. Block will speak for the Assembly Series at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13. His talk is also the Arts & Sciences Connections Lecture.

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5:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9

Mary Sale memorial

6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9

Travel Lecture: Umbria, Italy

11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10

MLA Lecture: Rhythm in French filmmaking

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Campus Announcements

Reminder: Trailblazer Award nominations due

Reminder: Nominations for a Trailblazer Award are due Feb. 15. The award celebrates the contributions that black alumni, faculty and staff have made to the university and to the broader community.

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WashU in the News

Scientists aim at joint injuries that can trigger arthritis

The Associated Press

Op-ed: Trump’s tool kit does not include the Constitution

The New York Times

St. Louis youth face challenges in school, health, juvenile system

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

The story of ‘us’

Jason Purnell, of the Brown School, writes a piece in the American Bar Association’s Human Rights magazine about helping students have a more complete understanding of American history and how it relates to social justice.

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A number of people with connections to Washington University recently were named fellows of the New Leaders Council Institute, which works to promote progressive thought leadership among millennials. They include two Brown School students, two staff members and five alumni. 

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