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Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

Top Stories

Connecting veterans to personalized care

Undergraduates in the Medicine and Society program in Arts & Sciences are helping St. Louis veterans create a version of their life story to be included in their official medical files. The innovative program is taking off around the nation.

Son of Holocaust survivors gratified to treat veterans

The son of Holocaust survivors, Michael Rauchman, MD, is a professor of medicine at the School of Medicine and chief nephrologist with the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System. His family history inspired him to become a physician and treat military veterans.

Trustees grant faculty appointments, promotions

At the university’s Board of Trustees meeting Oct. 4, more than a dozen faculty members were appointed or promoted with tenure or granted tenure, with most taking effect Oct. 4.

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Vatican Observatory findings

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Holiday for Heroes event

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Artist Ai Weiwei fuses art and activism in show at St. Louis’ Kemper Museum

St. Louis Public Radio

A look at Zafar’s book ‘Recipes for Respect’


Washington University studying overweight people who don’t develop health issues


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Campus Voices

‘The good internet is history’

Phillip Maciak, lecturer in Arts & Sciences, writes an article published in The Week about online cultural criticism and how quickly it has changed — for the worse.

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Adia Harvey Wingfield, professor of sociology, has joined the leadership team in Arts & Sciences as associate dean for faculty development. In that role, Wingfield works closely with Barbara A. Schaal, dean of the faculty, in ongoing efforts to support faculty across Arts & Sciences.

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Research Wire

Patricia Weisensee, assistant professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has received a two-year $110,000 grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund to study the effect of heat transfer on the development of flow fields in 2D microporous media.

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