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Friday, July 1, 2022

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WashU in the News

Biden’s thorny options for changing the Supreme Court

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COVID cognitive decline more widespread than thought, researchers say

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World’s biggest bacterium found in Caribbean mangrove swamp

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‘What is actually killing Americans and how to solve it’

Data scientist Liberty Vittert, at Olin Business School, writes an op-ed in The Hill about the opioid crisis in America and lessons we could learn from our response to COVID-19.

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Who Knew WashU?

Question: What is the name of the annual university award recognizing WashU and St. Louis community members who advocate for and serve the LGBTQIA community?

Answer: A) The James M. Holobaugh Honors Ceremony is named after a gay 1990 graduate and then-ROTC cadet who fought for fair treatment of LGBTQIA service members. Read more about his story and the awards.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Emma Dent, who works in University Advancement and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!