Washington University in St. Louis

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Friday, Feb. 17, 2023

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Employee biometric screening event

8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17



Black Out basketball doubleheader

5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17



MLA Lecture: Branson tourism industry politics, ethical questions

11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18

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Judge frees Lamar Johnson after 28 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit

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Who Knew WashU?

Question: In 2019, African and African American Studies celebrated its 50th anniversary at WashU. Who was the first full-time director of the Black Studies program?

Answer: D) Robert L. Williams (psychology). All were among the original faculty members. Learn more about the department’s history.

Congrats to this week’s winner, School of Medicine staff member Amanda Ismail, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!