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Friday, Aug. 5, 2022

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WashU in the News

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South Dakota ethics board pushes ahead in Noem investigation

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Torrential rainfall will change our rivers; a WashU scientist is studying how

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Black businesses are rising, and three St. Louis women are helping drive that growth

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Campus and community news


Why more Black scholars are considering Black colleges

Many elite Black students today are giving historically Black colleges and universities another look. Arts & Sciences’ Michelle Purdy, who has studied the intersection of race and education, discusses this trend on the podcast “A Word … With Jason Johnson.”


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Who Knew WashU?

Question: Recent WashU graduate Jordan Nagai played a prominent role in a Pixar film. Which character did he play?

Answer: D) Nagai, who earned a biology degree from Arts & Sciences, played Russell in the hit movie “Up.”

Congrats to this week’s winner, Gabriela Mirowitz, an assistant dean in Arts & Sciences, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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