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Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

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Brown School student teaches staff, faculty to be veteran allies

Brown School student Jesse Herman is working to make the university a more welcoming place for veterans. An Army veteran, he is a facilitator for the Office of Military & Veteran Services’ new Veteran Ally training program.

Link between autoimmune, heart disease explained in mice

School of Medicine researchers are beginning to understand the link between autoimmune disease and the cardiovascular system. A new study in mice, published in Cell Metabolism, sheds light on the connection.

Physics research group to launch telescope

A team led by physicist Henric Krawczynski, of Arts & Sciences, is heading to Antarctica in December to launch the X-Calibur telescope. The team hopes to gain new insights into X-ray binaries, systems where neutron stars and black holes each orbit a star.

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7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12

DUC Chamber Music Series: Calyx Piano Trio

3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13

DBBS curriculum pitch competition

4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15

Lecture series on human trafficking

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

How plants produce oxygen revealed by ‘tour-de-force’ laser measurement


Trump administration taking new steps to stop migrants from seeking asylum


Labour and the Tories are pinching each other’s plans. Does it work?

The Economist

Matthew Whitaker has a tangled history with the Mueller probe

NBC News

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Campus Voices

Medical faculty publishes book on personality disorders

In the new book “The Fragmented Personality,” Dragan Svrakic, MD, PhD, at the School of Medicine, and Mirjana Divac-Jovanovic, of Sigidunum University in Serbia, introduce a new model for diagnosing and caring for patients with personality disorder. The approach yields a diagnosis sensitive to fluctuations in mental functioning over time and context and gives clinicians milestones for progress in therapy. 

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Keith Hengen, assistant professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, was selected by the Allen Institute as a 2018 Next Generation Leader. Hengen is one of six early-career neuroscientists who will participate in a special advisory council for the Allen Institute for Brain Science.

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Research Wire

Jin-Moo Lee, MD, PhD, the Norman J. Stupp Professor of Neurology, and Peter D. Panagos, MD, professor of emergency medicine, both at the School of Medicine, received a $1.2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to establish the Mid-America Regional Coordinating Center as part of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke’s StrokeNet.

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