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Monday, April 29, 2019

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Lung transplant rules’ unintended consequences

A policy change regarding the rules of lung allocations for transplants has had several unintended negative consequences, according to a new study from the School of Medicine.

Emoluments clause interpretation narrowed

The U.S. Justice Department has narrowed its interpretation of the foreign emoluments clause, allowing foreign countries to court President Donald Trump through his hotels and in other ways, an article by ethics expert Kathleen Clark suggests.

Participation high in Israel’s CDA program

An analysis by the university’s Social Policy Institute finds that 65 percent of Israeli households actively enrolled in that country’s new national child development account program during the first six months.

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7:30 p.m. Monday, April 29

Flute Choir Concert

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Computers, not TV, are to blame for increase in US sitting time, study says


The economics of the ‘Avengers’ universe

Marketplace (American Public Media)

Monkey DNA analysis may solve mysteries to help colobus monkeys at US zoos, in the wild


The curious tale of the St. Louis street barriers


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Carl Phillips, professor of English in Arts & Sciences, has won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for poetry for his collection “Wild is the Wind: Poems.” The book prizes celebrate the highest quality of writing from authors at all stages of their careers.

Seven members of the university community were celebrated for their contributions to the St. Louis region at the Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award ceremony April 17. The annual event is sponsored by the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement.

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