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Monday, May 6, 2019

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Advocating for college access for immigrants

Robert Sagastume, of the Brown School, once was undocumented. Today, he wants to break down barriers for immigrants. Read more about his journey in this latest installment of Class Acts, focused on diversity.

Antibiotics may treat endometriosis

Researchers at the School of Medicine have found that treating mice with an antibiotic reduces the size of lesions caused by endometriosis. The researchers plan a clinical trial to test the strategy in women who have the painful condition.

Study analyzes driver tracking and insurance

A new study involving Olin Business School provides analytical theories showing that driver-monitoring technology can benefit some consumers as well as insurance companies.

Eliot Society honors university’s achievements

The William Greenleaf Eliot Society held its 52nd annual dinner in April at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in honor of Washington University’s group of committed supporters. Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton also presented the Search Award to Life Trustee Andrew C. Taylor.

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Congressional Democrats’ emoluments lawsuit targeting Trump’s private business can proceed, judge says

The Washington Post

Robots, war, climate: is apocalyptic rhetoric dangerous for Democratic candidates?

The Guardian

Clever creations: ultrafiltration membranes

Water World

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Jorge A. Di Paola, MD, recognized globally for his expertise in pediatric blood disorders, has been named director of the pediatric Division of Hematology & Oncology at the School of Medicine. He will begin his new position in late summer or early fall.

University Libraries has awarded the second annual Newman Exploration Travel Fund scholarships and grants to seven people, including faculty, staff and students. The program aims to support those who wish to see and learn from unknown places.

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