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Monday, April 20, 2020

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Committee to reimagine Class of 2020 recognition

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin has appointed an Alternate Commencement Committee to recommend how the university can appropriately recognize the Class of 2020 in person when it is safe to do so.

Clinical trial to settle debate on managing airways

A national study involving School of Medicine physicians is comparing two strategies to help patients breathe at the scene of a trauma and determine if one increases survival more than the other.

Study shows east African herders’ milk consumption

Animal milk was essential to east African herders at least 5,000 years ago, according to a study from anthropologists in Arts & Sciences that sheds a light on human evolution.

Richards named head of neuroscience

Linda J. Richards, recognized for her expertise in brain development and developmental disorders, has been named head of the Department of Neuroscience and the Edison Professor of Neurobiology at the School of Medicine.

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WashU in the News

Why do parents keep hearing about the microbiome?

The New York Times

Democrats, furious with Trump, much more keen to vote now than four years ago


Crowdsourced protein simulation exceeds supercomputers’ power

The Scientist

COVID-19 hospitalizations expected to peak in St. Louis late next week

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

‘Musical Postcards’: Auguste Durand’s Valse No. 1

In a recent “Musical Postcard,” WashU senior and music major Katie Doderer performs Auguste Durand’s Valse No. 1 on the harp. Videos of her performance and others are compiled by the Department of Music in Arts & Sciences.

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Four juniors in Arts & Sciences have received the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious award that honors students who conduct research in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. They are: Jessika Baral, Jacob Blum, Brandon Campbell and Michael Moore.

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