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Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021

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See the latest on the strategic planning process




Pause at Graham Chapel

9 a.m.–4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15



Future Leaders in Mechanobiology: Daniel Abebayehu

10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15



Increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities

12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16

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WashU in the News

The top 10 higher education stories of 2021


Study discovered how asthma may reduce the risk of brain tumors

Tech Explorist

WashU student helped build a nonprofit with 19,000 volunteers

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus and community news


Podcast looks at omicron variant

The latest episode of the “Show Me the Science” podcast looks at the new, highly contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus and how scientists are working to determine whether it evades vaccines and to identify strategies to stay safe.

School of Medicine

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Who Knew WashU?

Question: When the Modern Literature Collection was founded, James Merrill — author of the famous shape poem “Christmas Tree” — was among the first poets to be approached for manuscript materials. In what year was the collection founded?

A) 1957B) 1964C) 1972D) 1980

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