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Friday, March 27, 2020

Top Stories

Working from home: advice for managers and employees

As businesses around the country transition to remote work, Andrew Knight, at Olin Business School, said they should expect a period of adjustment as people develop new routines and shared understandings about how work will progress.

Supercomputing project sets sights on coronavirus

One of the largest crowdsourced supercomputing projects in the world is taking aim at the virus COVID-19. Led by computational biophysicist Greg Bowman, at the School of Medicine, the project is called Folding@home.

Podcast launches with infectious diseases expert

A new podcast has launched at the School of Medicine, “Show Me the Science.” In the inaugural episode, Steven Lawrence, MD, discusses some of the heroic efforts in COVID-19 research and patient care underway on the Medical Campus.

Center reaches students where they are

Campus life at Washington University has been upended in the wake of the novel coronavirus, but the Habif Health and Wellness Center is doing everything it can to reach students and provide consultation and support.

WashU experts weigh in on COVID-19

Washington University experts share thoughts on the impact of the novel coronavirus, from how it challenges those living in rural America to histories of contagions and more.

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Campus Announcements

University images available for use on Zoom

With the university community shifting to virtual meetings and classes via Zoom, the Office of Public Affairs created WashU-themed virtual backgrounds so people can all have a scene from campus wherever they are working and learning.

Social Photo of the Week

Faculty greetings from the first week of virtual classes

WashU in the News

FDA will allow doctors to treat critically ill coronavirus patients with blood from survivors

NBC News

Coronavirus exposes Uber, Lyft drivers’ lack of safety net


You can help fight coronavirus by ‘donating’ computing time

Fox News

Akande on economic impact of shutdown

KMOX News Radio

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Campus Voices

‘St. Louis’ moment to rally against a pandemic’

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin, along with Saint Louis University President Fred Pestello, writes an op-ed in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the universities’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including efforts to slow its spread and also to provide front-line medical care.

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