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Friday, Nov. 10, 2023

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Marcus Lecture on proton-coupled electron transfer

4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10



Robot Day for middle, high school students

1–3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12



Racial inequality in mortality discussion

11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13

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WashU in the News

BJC and WashU expand $12,500 employee forgivable home loan program

Fox 2 St. Louis

Tina Turner’s musical comes home with shows at the Fox Theatre

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

WashU scientists to use artificial intelligence to aid environmental and social science work

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus and community news


‘Holiness and humanity in the Middle Ages’

Historian Mark Gregory Pegg, in Arts & Sciences, has published a new book, “Beatrice’s Last Smile: A New History of the Middle Ages.” In this Q&A, Pegg explains how the work traces humanity’s changing relationship to the divine over 1,200 years of Western medieval history.

Center for the Humanities

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Who Knew WashU?

Question: Many people have strong feelings about seasonal time changes, like when we had to “fall back” an hour Nov. 5. Circadian rhythm experts, including Erik Herzog in Arts & Sciences, argue we should stop switching clocks and stick with:

Answer: A)  Permanent standard time. A former president of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, Herzog helped the organization develop a consensus around standard time that has been adopted by all of the medical and scientific societies that have taken a position on time changes.

Congrats to this week’s winner, University Registrar Keri Disch, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” prize!