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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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Drug compound shows promise against rheumatoid arthritis

Scientists have designed a new drug compound that dials down inflammation, suggesting possible uses against autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. The inhibitor is more selective than other compounds, according to School of Medicine research.

Parking announces plans for Thurtene

The annual student-run Thurtene Carnival, which will take place the weekend of April 13-15, is moving from the east end of the Danforth Campus to its new site by Simon Hall and Francis Field. Parking access will be affected, especially in Zone 2.

Diabetes intervention works best at home

A research team at the Brown School has taken an effective diabetes intervention program and made it more accessible by partnering with an existing organization that makes home visits to mothers.

WashU Expert on call to repeal Second Amendment

Constitutional law expert Greg Magarian, a former clerk for retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, said Stevens makes a compelling case for repealing the Second Amendment. Still, he warns that approach presents challenges and hazards.

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7-11 a.m. Thursday, March 29

Electronics recycling, paper shredding drive

7 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, March 30

Olin Africa Business Forum

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WashU in the News

Scientists remove Alzheimer’s brain plaques in mice

HealthDay | U.S. News & World Report

Antibiotic use skyrockets globally, stoking fears of tough ‘superbugs’


Silk Road skeletons shatter assumptions about ancient diet


Why Trump appointees refer to ‘optics’ when discussing spending scandals


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The university’s Office of Recreation received several national awards this month during the 2018 NIRSA conference. The Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center was honored as an outstanding sports facility. NIRSA is a national organization of collegiate recreation professionals.

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