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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

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Commencement ceremonies

Thursday, May 20– Friday, May 21



Precision Medicine Thursday: innovative biopsy techniques

4 p.m. Thursday, May 20



St. Louis Astronomical Society: decoding spectrum of starlight

7:30–9 p.m. Friday, May 21

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Poet Carl Phillips wins $75,000 Jackson Prize

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Why companies are adding more women to their leader boards

Business Insider

Researchers think a fish might be the answer to treating mood disorders, addiction

The Seattle Times

In wake of court ruling, St. Louis-area cities to revisit panhandling laws

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Washington People

Laura Escobar Vega

Laura Escobar Vega, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics in Arts & Sciences, shows students and young professionals new ways to connect with math and see themselves in the field.

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‘Promising Young Woman’ and the desire for endings

The film “Promising Young Woman” considers the fate of those who defy others’ expectations for recovering from trauma, writes Rebecca Wanzo, professor and chair of women, gender and sexuality studies in Arts & Sciences, on the “Human Ties” blog.

Center for the Humanities

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