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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

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Personal losses motivate action

Public safety sergeant Tyrone Simpkins and infectious diseases specialist Hilary Babcock, MD, explain why getting vaccinated against COVID-19 held extra meaning for them.

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Personal losses motivate action




Conversation on environmental racism and biodiversity

2 p.m. Wednesday, March 17



Distinguished Faculty Workshop on negotiation

6–7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 17



Minorities and Philosophy movie night

5:30–7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18

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Why experts say it’s especially important for heart patients to get a coronavirus vaccine

The Washington Post

Sports ownership rarely mixes with publicly traded companies


Remote work, less travel among business changes likely to last

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

COVID survivors hope experimental therapy will help them learn to smell again

St. Louis Public Radio

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Who Knew WashU?

A question in honor of St. Patrick’s Day: Who wrote the book “Ireland’s Generous Nature: The Past and Present Uses of Wild Plants in Ireland”?

A) Guinn Batten of Arts & Sciences
B) Novelist Samuel Beckett
C) William Powderly, MD, Institute for Public Health director
D) Peter Wyse Jackson of Arts & Sciences

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