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Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

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Washington University responds to Ebola threat

Efforts at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s hospitals to safely coordinate a response to the Ebola virus have been underway for several months. Among those efforts are suggested steps for faculty, staff and students traveling to and from Ebola-stricken countries.

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The day after: Are you happy or sad?

Election Day is difficult for many political candidates. But it’s no picnic for their supporters either. A new study co-authored by Olin Business School’s Lamar Pierce, PhD, shows just how tough election days can be. The study finds that winning elections barely improves the happiness of those from the winning political party.

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Engineers work to improve cancerous tissue imaging by reversing time

Lihong Wang, PhD, the Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, is applying a novel time-reversal technology that allows researchers to better focus light in tissue such as muscles and organs. The technique could improve imaging of cancerous tissues and help develop potential treatments.

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Bias Report and Support System

Students, faculty, staff and community members who have experienced or witnessed incidents of bias, prejudice or discrimination involving a student now can report their experiences through a new  community resource.

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Calendar Highlights

4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5

‘Artificial Spin Ice’ lecture

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5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5

‘Reel Talk’ student discussions

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6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6

Olin Cup elevator pitches

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New CIRCLE book published

A new book, “Integrating Cognitive Science with Innovative Teaching in STEM Disciplines,” has been released. Drawn from the 2012 CIRCLE conference, it focuses on innovations in higher education in science and technology fields.


Learn about health insurance changes

It’s almost time to enroll for health insurance for 2015. Information sessions are being held today, tomorrow and next week for employees to hear details about what’s new in next year’s plan.

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