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Monday, Nov. 25, 2019

Top Stories

Babies with Down syndrome focus of $11.5M grant

School of Medicine researchers have received an $11.5 million grant to lead a multicenter effort to understand how brain development in babies with Down syndrome differs from that in other babies.

Men’s Project leader strives to dismantle toxic masculinity

Senior Sean Dunnsue is leading the Men’s Project at Washington University, one of a growing number of student groups across the country that is examining concepts of masculinity.

Analyzing characteristics of fine particles in the air

The McKelvey School of Engineering’s Randall Martin is using a $1 million NASA grant to combine satellite data with measurements on the ground to better understand the pollution that makes us ill.

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Campus Announcements

Big Ideas competition open

The School of Medicine’s Institute for Informatics and BJC Healthcare’s Healthcare Innovation Lab are again holding the Big Ideas competition. Letters of intent are due Dec. 13.

The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Light pollution is key ‘bringer of insect apocalypse’

The Guardian

Why record numbers of women are going to business school


This gratitude season, learn from St. Louis’ ‘dean of joy’

St. Louis Magazine

Cancer risk from St. Louis air pollution highest in poor black neighborhoods

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

‘Leading with gratitude’

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin shares his thoughts on gratitude in his inaugural Thanksgiving letter. “Words cannot begin to express my gratitude for your efforts and commitment to our shared work,” he writes.

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Six Washington University faculty members have been honored with 2019 Emerson Electric Co. “Excellence in Teaching” awards. The award recognizes educators for their leadership in teaching; their contributions to student learning; and their knowledge and creativity.

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