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Friday, June 18, 2021

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Skandalaris event celebrating LEAP accomplishments

Noon Friday, June 18



‘The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks’

Noon–1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 22



Virtual Book Club: ‘Turn Right at Machu Picchu’

3 p.m. Wednesday, June 23

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WashU in the News

Many post-COVID patients are experiencing new medical problems, study finds

The New York Times

A taste of freedom

National Public Radio

More screen time, more takeout, less ‘mom guilt’

NBC News

Fish use dramatic pauses too, WashU professor finds

St. Louis Public Radio

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‘The drug that could break American health care’

Rachel Sachs, a drug pricing expert at the School of Law, co-writes an op-ed about the costs and controversy surrounding the newly approved Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm.

The Atlantic

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Who Knew WashU?

Question: When did Chancellor Andrew Martin earn his PhD in political science from WashU?

Answer: C) Martin earned his doctorate from Arts & Sciences in 1998. During his previous stint at WashU, Martin was on the faculty for 14 years, including as the Charles Nagel Chair of Constitutional Law and Political Science.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Hannah Jayne, who works in student support and wellness and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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