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Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

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‘It’s time to double down on our role and impact in St. Louis,’ Martin says

In his inaugural address, Washington University in St. Louis Chancellor Andrew D. Martin called on the university community to build upon its momentum as a leader in teaching, research and patient care to better serve the St. Louis community. 

East End Transformation dedicated

A sweeping campus planning, design and construction project has transformed the Danforth Campus two years after the start of construction. The largest capital project in the university’s recent history, the East End Transformation was officially dedicated Oct. 2.

Chancellor Martin makes ‘WashU Pledge’

At his inauguration, Andrew D. Martin announced the WashU Pledge, a bold new program that will provide a free undergraduate education to incoming full-time Missouri and southern Illinois students who are Pell Grant-eligible or from families with annual incomes of $75,000 or less.

‘Call Andrew’

“Call Andrew” was his graduate students’ catchphrase. They said his sharply focused insight would always provide clarity and direction. In summer 2018, the university made such a call, and Andrew D. Martin answered, becoming our 15th chancellor.

For fungal infection patients, specialists save lives

Fungal bloodstream infections are responsible for the deaths of more than 10,000 people every year. But new School of Medicine research shows that the death rate can be reduced by 20% if infectious disease specialists oversee care of such patients.

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1:30–4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8

Danforth Campus bike tuneups and registration

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The View From Here

Inauguration through the Washington University lens View Gallery →

WashU in the News

What makes a ‘good’ parent?

The New York Times

State border splits neighbors into Medicaid haves and have-nots


Self-managed teams result in lower pay for women


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Research Wire

Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, received a three-year, $368,178 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a computational model to determine how a malicious party could impact election outcomes by influencing which issues are most often in the public discussion.

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