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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Top Stories

How rusty polymers store energy

Chemistry researchers are helping advance the understanding of the chemical mechanisms involved with depositing rust and forming polymers.

Review on toxic alcohols provides new guidelines on treatment

A School of Medicine review of studies of toxic alcohol poisonings, such as those caused by ingesting windshield wiper fluid, antifreeze or rubbing alcohol, updates clinical knowledge and provides possible treatment guidelines.

Islam Awareness week aims to deepen understanding

Muslim Student Association President Ishak Hossain is used to being the only Muslim in the room. By helping put together Islam Awareness Week, he hopes to help raise awareness and understanding of his religion.

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9 a.m. Wednesday, April 4

University-Wide Blood Drive

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Events-focused issue to launch next week

WashU in the News

Macrophages play a double role in cancer

The Scientist

Concussions originate from ringing deep inside the brain, modeling suggests


WashU Quiz Bowl team heads to Chicago

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John Weller Hanley, former trustee, 96

John Weller Hanley, former trustee, died Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. He was 96.

Campus Voices

How to Think about ‘Implicit Bias’

John M. Doris, professor in philosophy–neuroscience–psychology and in philosophy, both in Arts & Sciences, co-writes in Scientific American that implicit bias is real — and it matters.

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Who Knew WashU?

Question: Who was the first alumnus to become chancellor? A) Carl Tolman B) Arthur Holly Compton
C) Herbert S. Hadley D) Ethan A.H. Shepley

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