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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023

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MLK event: ‘Amplifying community voices for Black joy and healing’

Noon Thursday, Jan. 19



‘Be an interdisciplinary data scientist’

12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19

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WashU in the News

US kindergarten vaccination rate dropped again, data shows

The Associated Press

Young, educated American men ‘quiet quit’ jobs the most during COVID

Bloomberg News

The mystery of the mimic plant


Study: St. Louis Children’s Hospital saw 52% increase in firearm injuries during pandemic

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Washington People

Kris Campa

Kris Campa is the first graduate of the John B. Ervin Scholars Program to lead it. He mentors students in his capacity as Ervin director while teaching creative writing in University College.

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Kris Campa

Campus and community news


Brain-related issues can linger after patients recover from COVID-19

In this episode of the “Show Me the Science” podcast, learn more about one of the leading problems associated with long COVID-19. Researchers at the School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System are learning how and why a respiratory virus is affecting the brain, particularly causing a condition known as brain fog.

School of Medicine

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Who Knew WashU?

Question: WashU holds an annual holiday lights recycling drive. How many pounds of lights were diverted from landfills with the 2021-22 collection?

A) 306B) 678C) 1,234D) 1,518

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