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Inauguration Announcement

Plan ahead: Parking will be impacted

A heavy volume of visitors is expected on the Danforth Campus Oct. 2 and 3 due to the east end dedication and Chancellor Andrew D. Martin’s inauguration.

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Monday, Sept. 30, 2019

Top Stories

Check out 10 must-see east end highlights

The newly completed east end project on the Danforth Campus adds five buildings, expands the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, moves hundreds of parking spaces underground and creates a new park where students can relax. Here, we offer a list of must-see attractions.

Art, poetry and ‘Momentum’

Learn about how poet Paul Tran and more than a dozen artists, illustrators and designers are preparing for the inauguration on Thursday, Oct. 3, of Andrew D. Martin as the university’s 15th chancellor.

Childhood obesity is aim of CDC grant

Obesity researchers in Missouri, led by scientists at the School of Medicine, have received a grant to help evaluate and put in place family-focused weight-management programs designed to reduce childhood obesity, particularly in low-income families.

Finding new uses for old water

Working with other academic, government and research institutions, the university will help develop desalination technologies and find new uses for old water. Daniel Giammar at the McKelvey School of Engineering is the university’s representative on the national group.

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5:30–7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1

The Legacy Project opening reception

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Too much training can tax athletes’ brains


Study: Physicians may cut death rates of infectious disease by 20 percent

Xinhua News

China’s most famous artist comes to St. Louis’ renovated Kemper Art Museum

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Inside Washington University’s $360M ‘East End Transformation’

St. Louis Business Journal

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Campus Voices

‘Liquid Borders: Toward a Close Examination of Migratory Issues’

Mabel Moraña, the William H. Gass Professor of Arts & Sciences, writes on the Center for the Humanities website about the idea of borders, along with the connected issues of migration, citizenship and human rights, ahead of an international conference, organized by the Latin American Studies program, Oct. 2-4 in McMillan Hall.

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Research Wire

Ryan Bogdan, associate professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, received a two-year, $264,938 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the effects of alcohol on the maturing brain.

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