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Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

Top Stories

Red/blue-state divide even exists in eBay trading

An Olin Business School analysis of more than 550 million items sold by individuals on eBay in 2015 and 2016 signals that we’re more likely to buy from someone we perceive has a similar political persuasion.

Relapsed leukemia flies under immune system’s radar

School of Medicine research offers a potential explanation for why many patients with acute myeloid leukemia experience a relapse after a stem-cell transplant. The study suggests a therapeutic approach that may help.

Posters push voters to the polls

Last month, Penina Acayo Laker asked students in her “Design for Social Impact” class to interview their friends about the Nov. 6 midterm elections. The results were alarming. So the class created posters to educate fellow students and inspire them to vote.

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11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5

First Generation Student Success celebration

5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5

Holocaust Memorial Lecture: Sue Vice

6 a.m. – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6

Party at the polls

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Campus Announcements

Forest Park Parkway bridge reopens

The Forest Park Parkway bridge fully reopened to pedestrian and cyclist traffic Nov. 2. The new bridge provides separate lanes for pedestrians and cyclists.

The View From Here

Through the Washington University lens View Gallery →

WashU in the News

How accelerators, incubators and startup collectives drive growth

Business News Daily

St. Louis gets an ‘F’ when it comes to babies born prematurely


Cold, dark stars lurking in the universe could act like single giant atoms

Live Science

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Campus Voices

‘State ballot measures on clean energy key to meeting UN climate goals’

Aaron Bobick, dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, writes an expert piece on the Axios website about measures that voters in Arizona and Nevada will consider tomorrow to require utilities to invest in clean energy.

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Research Wire

Donna B. Jeffe, professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, received a four-year, $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences for a project “promoting research careers among underrepresented minority physicians.” Her co-investigators are Yan Yan, of the School of Medicine, and Christine Ekenga, of the Brown School.

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