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Friday, April 2, 2021

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First Friday at Becker: Botanical and herbal books

2 p.m. Friday, April 2



‘Tea War: A History of Capitalism in China and India’

3 p.m. Friday, April 2



Assembly Series talk on ‘Logic(s) of Referendums’

4 p.m. Monday, April 5

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WashU in the News

That night 46 million grasshoppers went to Vegas

The New York Times

As the boys of summer return, U.S. economy holds its breath

U.S. News & World Report

Breast milk ingredient may help power a healthy infant gut


WashU doctor explains results of real world vaccine trial; ‘turning fatal virus into common cold’


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Campus and community news


Podcast explores the power of anger

In a new episode of the “American Democracy Lab” podcast, presented by the Gephardt Institute, WashU experts help us understand what anger means, particularly at this moment, and how we can build a more “United” States.

American Democracy Lab

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Who Knew WashU?

Question: The last streetcar to campus stopped running in the winter of what year?

B) In the winter of 1963, the last streetcar to campus stopped running, bringing the university’s reputation as a “streetcar college” to a symbolic end.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Mary K. Horton, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

In memoriam