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Monday, April 9, 2018

Top Stories

Macular degeneration linked to aging immune cells

New research at the School of Medicine suggests that aging immune cells increase the risk for age-related macular degeneration, a major cause of blindness in the United States.

New cellular insights in bone development

Most of us don’t think about our teeth and bones until one aches or breaks. A team of university engineers looked deep within collagen fibers to see how the body forms new bone and teeth, seeking insights into faster bone healing and new biomaterials.

University launches annual faculty and staff campaign

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton encourages others to support students through Our Washington, the faculty and staff component of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University.

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4:30 p.m. Monday, April 9

Creating change to combat child labor

5 p.m. Wednesday, April 11

Assembly Series: Rachel Pruchno

Noon Thursday, April 12

Arts & Letters Colloquium

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Campus Announcements

Athletics launches online store

The Department of Athletics has launched an online store,, where people can buy university-branded sweats, hats and other gear.

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Major breakthrough in cancer care as gene map paves way for new treatments

The Independent

Belly fat is a cause of concern for women with kidney cancer

The Economic Times

Cunningham-Williams saluted for excellence in mental health

The St. Louis American

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Campus Voices

‘The Supermarket of Israeli Literature’

Nancy Berg, of Arts & Sciences, writes on the Center for the Humanities site about Israeli literature ahead of a conference on the topic this week on the Danforth Campus.

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Five Olin Business School students showed off their financial savvy and took first place in the “value investing” division of the prestigious Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. Forum last month in New York. 

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