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Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

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$6.3 million for center to develop new tracers for PET scans

Robert Gropler, MD, of the School of Medicine, has received a five-year, $6.3 million grant that will help establish the PET Radiotracer Translation and Resource Center at the university’s Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology.

‘Facing Segregation’ focuses on housing policy solutions

Fifty years after the passage of the Fair Housing and Civil Rights Acts, a new book brings together influential scholars, practitioners and policy analysts to reflect on how to use public policy to reduce segregation.

Trustees elect new board member, hear report from Wrighton

At the Board of Trustees meeting held Dec. 6 and 7, the board elected a new trustee, William B. Pollard III, and heard a report from Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.

University receives new grant to fund Amgen Scholars Program

Washington University received a new grant from the Amgen Foundation to provide hands-on laboratory experiences to undergraduate students. The Amgen Scholars Program is administered through the universitywide Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences.

WashU Expert on Wisconsin move to limit incoming governor’s power

Bills passed by Republican-controlled legislatures in Wisconsin and two years ago in North Carolina to limit the power of incoming Democratic governors may be the new normal, said constitutional law expert Greg Magarian.

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9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12

Global health work in progress

4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12

Reception celebrating faculty startups

9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16

Advent Candlelight Mass

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

David Stern built the modern NBA. Now he wants to change how we consume sports.

The Washington Post

When racism anchors your health


When a step back into prison is really a jump forward on the road to recovery

Alaska Public Media

Scholars highlight impact of early adversity on developing brain, implications for criminal justice

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

‘The government wants to keep its employees from talking about impeachment. It can’t do that.’

Kathleen Clark, a legal ethics expert, writes an op-ed in The Washington Post about the federal legal standards surrounding federal employees’ advocating for or against the president’s impeachment and argues one agency’s interpretation of the law is wrong.

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Research Wire

Damena Agonafer, at the School of Engineering & Applied Science, received an $86,000 grant from Google Inc. to develop a prototype device to help cool microprocessors. He seeks to develop a direct two-phase cooling solution by designing a bioinspired evaporative microheat exchanger.

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