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Friday, April 13, 2018

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Transitions ahead on university’s global team

James Wertsch, vice chancellor for international relations and director of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy, plans to conclude his tenure as vice chancellor July 1 and his director role Dec. 31.

PT students teach area high schoolers about biomechanics

The Program in Physical Therapy recently hosted about 25 St. Louis-area high school students for an event marking National Biomechanics Day. PT students involved the high schoolers in hands-on activities.

Your boss’ behavior matters, research shows

You might expect a boss who cracks jokes is healthy for the workplace while a boss who blows his stack isn’t. It turns out the opposite might be true — depending on the circumstances, according to Olin research.

WashU Expert: Attorney-client privilege explained

The recent search of the office, home and hotel of Michael Cohen, lawyer to President Donald Trump, is a pivotal event when it comes to issues of attorney-client privilege and client confidentiality, said criminal law expert Peter Joy.

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Campus Announcements

Students can apply to attend Clinton Global Initiative University

Undergraduate and graduate students can apply to attend Clinton Global Initiative University, an effort to engage the next generation of student leaders. It will be Oct. 19-21 at the University of Chicago. The deadline is April 23.

WashU in the News

Does talcum powder cause cancer? A legal and scientific battle rages


Scientists create comprehensive ‘gene map’ of 33 major cancers

St. Louis Public Radio

Alum named director of Juilliard’s dance division

Dance Magazine

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Graduate student Krystian Sisson, a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation from Henryetta, Okla., has been awarded an Udall Foundation and Native Nations Institute congressional internship for this summer. Sisson is pursuing a master’s of social work at the Brown School.

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Research Wire

Michael Greenberg, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at the School of Medicine, received a five-year, nearly $2.7 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his work titled “Regulation of cardiac power output in health and disease.”

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