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Friday, March 9, 2018

Top Stories

New way to fight sepsis: Rev up patients’ immune systems

A small clinical trial led by Richard S. Hotchkiss, MD, at the School of Medicine, shows that a drug that revs up the immune system holds promise in treating sepsis. The approach goes against the grain of earlier strategies.

University launches new required process for international travel

To help ensure the safety and well-being of Washington University community members traveling abroad, registration for university-related international travel will be required effective Thursday, March 15.

Students to build homes, make connections

Junior Sarah Small can’t wire a socket. But she will help build a home in Georgia during spring break next week, part of a student team from the university’s Habitat for Humanity chapter. And she will capture the experience for the university’s Instagram account.

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3 p.m. Friday, March 9

‘The Color of Motherhood’

Sunday, March 11

Spring break begins

2 p.m. Tuesday, March 13

Danforth Staff Council town hall

5 p.m. Thursday, March 15

OUT in Medicine panel

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Campus Announcements

Attend Sling Health Demo Day in April

Sling Health Network is a student-run biotechnology incubator that provides resources, training and mentorship to teams of students working to solve real-life clinical problems. RSVP to attend the group’s Demo Day, starting at 6 p.m. April 13.  

Social Photo of the Week

An out-of-this-world study spot

WashU in the News

Foresee and forget: how to remember the future

Scientific American

Will teachers’ strikes happen more often in a post-Janus world?

Education Week

Does insulin lose quality on its way to patients?

KCUR (Kansas City Public Radio)

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Campus Voices

‘Grad Cast’ podcast explores aspects of the holidays

Check out recent episodes of “Grad Cast,” a monthly podcast created to bring together and showcase the divergent interests and scholarship of the university’s graduate students. The latest look at different aspects of holidays.

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Jack H. Ladenson, the Oree M. Carroll and Lillian B. Ladenson Professor of Clinical Chemistry in Pathology and Immunology at the School of Medicine, received the 2017 Distinguished Award for Contributions to Cardiovascular Diagnostics from the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry.

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