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Friday, April 19, 2019

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Building resilient cities

In the first installment of Class Acts, a series celebrating the Class of 2019, seniors Marissa Lerner (left) and Alexis Vidaurreta share their optimism and respective visions, from different fields of study, for cities that protect people and resources.

Safety-net hospitals fare better under new rules

The School of Medicine led a study showing that new Medicare reimbursement rules reduce financial penalties for safety-net hospitals. The change shifts some of the financial burden from hospitals that care for the most vulnerable patients.

Could 2018 tariff impact have been foreseen?

Olin Business School researchers explore, in a new paper, the complexity of tariffs as a trade tool in a global economy. The research also establishes a supply chain model to explain those effects.

Kepecs named BJC investigator, professor

Adam Kepecs, recognized internationally for his research on neural circuits responsible for cognition and decision-making, has been named a BJC Investigator and a professor of neuroscience and psychiatry at the School of Medicine.

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WashU in the News

Should we expand the Supreme Court?

Yahoo News

Army Corps takes heat in wake of Missouri River flooding

The Associated Press

What do we really know about Neanderthals?

Smithsonian Magazine

Washington University to offer free tuition to half its medical school classes

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Campus Voices

‘Artists, United: The Radical Origin of a Film Corporation’

Gaylyn Studlar, director of the Film and Media Studies program in Arts & Sciences, looks back at the bold creation of United Artists by a group of actors. The company celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.

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Oguz Alyanak, an anthropology doctoral student in Arts & Sciences, has been selected for a Volkswagen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities to support his research on the social lives of working-class Muslim men in Germany, France and other European countries.

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded funding to University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive to fund the “Eyes on the Prize II” Interview Digitization and Dissemination Project. The seminal documentary series chronicled the civil rights movement.

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