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Friday, March 19, 2021

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Musical Lunch Box: saxophonist Trevor Schultz

Noon Friday, March 19



Hostile Terrain 94 participatory art project

3–5 p.m. Saturday, March 20



‘Trustworthy Machine Learning’

11:30 a.m. Monday, March 22

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WashU in the News

A traveler’s worst nightmare: when your COVID-19 test comes back positive

The New York Times

Derek Chauvin trial: What’s behind jury questions?

The Associated Press | Fox News

National courts lead the way in prosecuting Syrian war crimes

Al Jazeera

Showing what has been forgotten


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‘The American Dream of upward mobility is broken. Look at the numbers’

Mark Rank, a poverty expert at the Brown School, co-writes an op-ed published in The Guardian saying the U.S. has less mobility and equality of opportunity than most European Union countries.

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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”?

Answer: D) Peter Wyse Jackson, the George Engelmann Professor of Botany in Arts & Sciences and president of the Missouri Botanical Garden, wrote the book, published in 2014. Learn more about it.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Laura Kipper, who works at the School of Medicine’s Division of Nephrology and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!