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Friday, March 1, 2024

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‘Navigating the fluidity of K in K-pop’

2 p.m. Friday, March 1



Advancing neuroscience across WashU

3:30 p.m. Friday, March 1



Saturday Science Lecture on alignment of planets, stars

10 a.m. Saturday, March 2

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Campus and community news


‘Rich and successful? It’s likely you’re just lucky’

Poverty expert and author Mark R. Rank, the Herbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare at the Brown School, writes in an op-ed about the outsized role that chance plays in people’s economic fortunes.

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Who Knew WashU?

Question: In 1933, Evarts Graham, MD, the Bixby Professor of Surgery at the School of Medicine, performed which lifesaving surgery on James Gilmore, the first successful procedure of its kind?

Answer: D) Pneumonectomy, or removal of a lung, to treat lung cancer. Read more about Graham’s accomplished career.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Ken Niemeyer, who works at the School of Medicine and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

In memoriam