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Friday, Feb. 9, 2024

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‘Gaslighted: DEI in the oil and gas industry’

11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9



Chancellor’s Lecture: linguist John McWhorter

4–5:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9



Assembly Series: Elizabeth Kolbert on Earth’s fate

4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12

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WashU in the News

New report raises concerns about long COVID in children

The New york times

22 simple ways to lose weight after 50

Men’s health

Every child born in Wisconsin would get an education savings account under new legislation

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Could just one breath into a small box identify and diagnose if you have COVID, flu or RSV?

HEC media

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Campus and community news


Celebrating 20 years of art-inspired contemporary concerts

Composer Christopher Stark, in Arts & Sciences, curated three concerts to mark the anniversary of the “Live at the Pulitzer” series. In this Q&A, he discusses how the music connects to the exhibits at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation and how he blends contemporary works with nostalgic pieces.

St. Louis magazine

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Who Knew WashU?

Question: Which WashU alumnus won multiple Emmy and Peabody awards for his interviews with John Lewis, Bayard Rustin and other civil rights leaders?

Answer: C) Henry Hampton, whose company Blackside Inc. produced the landmark civil rights documentary “Eyes on the Prize,” featuring Lewis and many others. The Henry Hampton Collection is housed at University Libraries.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Maria Carroll, a nurse in neurology at the School of Medicine, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!