Washington University in St. Louis

The Record

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023

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Religion, spirituality, medicine panel

5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9



Sexual violence on college campuses discussion

6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9



MidStates undergraduate symposium in biology, psychology

Friday, Nov. 10– Saturday, Nov. 11

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WashU in the News

‘I just got over COVID but still feel awful’

The New York Times

‘A letter to my abuser’: A nurse’s tragic experience resonates across the country

USA Today

Olin named world’s best MBA program for entrepreneurship for fifth year

Poets & Quants

Work underway to turn vacant lots in north St. Louis neighborhood into Peace Park

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Washington People

Katharine Flores

Katharine Flores is the Christopher I. Byrnes Professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering and directs WashU’s Institute of Materials Science & Engineering. An alumna, she has brought dedication, leadership and expertise to the materials science program and is helping it reach the next level.

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Katharine Flores

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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 instead stick with:

A) Permanent standard time.
B) Permanent daylight saving time.
C) Splitting the difference — move clocks back 30 minutes.

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