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February 2020

What’s happening on and off campus today. For alumni, parents, and friends.


High-Protein Diets May Boost Artery-Clogging Plaque
School of Medicine researchers found an increase in unstable plaque that raises heart attack risk in mice that were fed high-protein, high-fat diets.


Registration Is Open for Reunion at Thurtene Carnival April 17–19
Join the tradition to reconnect with classmates, rediscover campus, and relive your undergraduate years at WashU.

Study Links Effects of Bullying to Changes in Brain and Behavior
Psychologists find that victimized teens have blunted neural responses to social acceptance and tend to reject their peers.

Skandalaris Center Fellowships Connect Students, Local Startups
The new program includes coursework,
paid summer internships, and networking events with St. Louis entrepreneurs.

Kemper Art Museum’s Exhibition of Spoerri’s Multiples Is First in US
The pioneering series of 3-D editioned artworks includes pieces by Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and George Brecht.

Olin School: Slave Trade’s Impact
on African Firms Persists Today

Companies in countries that experienced high levels of slave exports have limited access to funding, shared ownership.

Keeping Lead Out of Drinking Water When Switching Disinfectants
WashU scientists discover that adding a phosphate before switching from chlorine to chloramine can prevent lead contamination.


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