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Monday, May 20, 2019

Top Stories

‘Reclaim our civic dialogue,’ Bloomberg tells graduates

Former New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg addressed the crisis of our politics and our planet during his Commencement address to the Class of 2019 on May 17 in Brookings Quadrangle.

Medical school celebrates its graduates

Dozens at the School of Medicine celebrated their transition from students to physicians May 17, cheered on by the family, friends and faculty who supported them. See photos and more from that and other School of Medicine ceremonies.

A closer look at the most distant object ever explored

William B. McKinnon in Arts & Sciences is a co-investigator on the NASA New Horizons team that published the first comprehensive profile of Ultima Thule in the May 17 issue of Science.

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Campus Announcements

Record moves to summer schedule

Today’s issue marks the last Record of the 2018-19 academic year. The next issue will be published Wednesday, May 29, and generally twice weekly through the summer. Visit The Source for the latest news between issues.

The View From Here

Commencement through the WashU lens View Gallery →

WashU in the News

Pregnancy shifts the daily schedule forward

Sleep Review

WashU becomes hub of Midwest summit to fight climate change

St. Louis Public Radio

A new center at WashU led by Adrienne Davis brings together top race, ethnicity researchers

St. Louis Magazine

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Campus Voices

‘A conversation with Benjamin Akande’

Benjamin Akande, director of the university’s Africa initiative, sat down with St. Louis Public Radio to discuss the goals of the initiative and what lies ahead.

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Samuel Achilefu at the School of Medicine has been named a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Induction into the institute’s College of Fellows is limited to the top 2 percent of medical and biological engineers.

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Research Wire

Hong Chen, at the McKelvey School of Engineering and the School of Medicine, received a $470,500 research grant from the Office of Naval Research to develop sensors for investigating microcavitation as a potential mechanism for traumatic brain injury.

Read more from the Research Wire →

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