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Monday, Oct. 19, 2020

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COVID-19 drugs focus of major NIH clinical trial

A new international phase 3 clinical trial, led by the School of Medicine and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will investigate the potential of three drugs to tame a dangerous inflammatory response seen in some COVID-19 patients.

2020 election talk: congressional races

Three political science experts in Arts & Sciences discuss the battle for control of the U.S. Senate and House. This roundtable discussion is the first of a two-part series, aimed at helping listeners better understand the news, polls and issues in this year’s election.  

Athletic Complex to serve as convenient polling location

The Athletic Complex again will serve as the university’s on-campus polling location. Students living on the South 40 and in the Village may vote there Nov. 3. For the first time, so may students, faculty and staff who are approved to be on campus and live in St. Louis County.

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2–4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19

Danforth Staff Council town hall

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

How Folding@home identified (and visualized) SARS-CoV-2’s weak spots


Can 6 feet protect against COVID-19? New research indicates minimum of 10 to 12 feet for protection

HEC Media

How a St. Louis program is breaking the cycle of violence


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Campus Voices

‘Presidential transitions, new traditions’

Historian Peter Kastor, the Samuel K. Eddy Professor in Arts & Sciences, along with 2019 graduate Joey Vettiankal, co-write an article on the Center for Humanities blog about the importance of the peaceful and public transfer of power in the American presidency.

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Fangqiong Ling, assistant professor of energy, environmental and chemical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has been recognized by the International Water Association and the International Society for Microbial Ecology.

Thomas M. Maddox, MD, a cardiologist and professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, has been selected to serve as a trustee of the American College of Cardiology, an international professional society for cardiovascular care providers.

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