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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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Bedrock in West Antarctica rising at surprisingly rapid rate

The earth is rising in a region of Antarctica at one of the fastest rates ever, according to a new international study. The findings contain positive implications for the West Antarctic Ice Sheet’s survival, said study co-author Douglas Wiens, of Arts & Sciences.

Barch receives $3.5 million for research on brain, mental illness

Deanna Barch has been awarded a $3.5 million MERIT award from the National Institute of Mental Health of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Barch is chair of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences and the Gregory B. Couch Professor of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine.

Youth prescribed antipsychotics gain fat, increased diabetes risk

Doctors sometimes prescribe antipsychotic drugs to treat behavior disorders in youth. Researchers at the School of Medicine and Florida Atlantic University found that such young people can experience significant gains in body fat and become less sensitive to insulin.

Parking permits for faculty, staff available for purchase today

Full- or part-time faculty and staff who work at the Danforth, North and West campuses can purchase a 2018-19 parking permit starting at 10 a.m. today. Permits for eligible students — juniors, seniors and graduate students — will be available starting July 11.

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4 p.m. Wednesday, June 27

Seminar on progress toward curing HIV

7:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, June 29

Health Disparities Symposium: public safety

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

U.N. says 18.5 million Americans are in ‘extreme poverty’; Trump’s team says just 250,000 are

The Washington Post

Balancing employee structure and freedom makes an effective workplace

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The ‘volatile’ Mississippi: Challenges ahead as region sees continued development, more floods

St. Louis Public Radio

WashU alumna honored at BET Awards


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Campus Voices

‘White Americans disliked undocumented immigrants long before Trump’

Sociologist Ariela Schachter, of Arts & Sciences, writes in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that her research indicates white Americans took issue, and believed they had little in common, with undocumented immigrants well before Donald Trump became a politician.

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Nancy L. Bartlett, MD, the Koman Chair in Medical Oncology at the School of Medicine, has been named a 2018 Legacy Leadership Award honoree by the Gateway Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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Who Knew WashU?

Who Knew WashU graphicQuestion: How many Washington University student-athletes have become NCAA individual champions?
A) 8 B) 15 C) 20 D) 24

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