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Device Developed to Allow Sensation in Prosthetic Hands

The gift of touch is what a Washington University researcher wants to give amputees who have a prosthetic limb.

05/15/2015

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Study Investigates Alzheimer’s in African-Americans

Called the A4 study, researchers will investigate a drug that could prevent Alzheimer’s dementia in people at risk.

05/08/2015

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University Study Hopes to Bring Answers to Gun Crime Increase

“There’s a concern over gangs in St. Louis,” UMSL criminologist Beth Huebner says. “We do have gangs, we do have guns – they are highly related. But then there are groups of people who aren’t associated with gangs, that we know of, that aren’t carrying guns.”

04/22/2015

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WashU Fraternity House Has Been Condemned

The Washington University fraternity house that reportedly inspired the movie “Animal House” has been condemned.

04/13/2015

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Wash U. Law Student Joins Illinois Legislature

State Rep. Avery Bourne (R-Pawnee) may be youngest ever to serve in Springfield

02/21/2015

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Washington University Boosts Aid to Low-Income Students

St. Louis based institution announces $25 million commitment

01/19/2015

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Students Pitch Plans for Future of Railway Exchange Building

Some of the best and brightest visionaries from the Fox School of Design at Washington University have unveiled their ideas for what the future of the 1.2 million square foot Railway Exchange Building should look like.

12/11/2014

Students stage a "die in" at Washington University to draw attention to police abuse on December 1, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. The "die in" was part a nationwide protest calling for workers to walk off their jobs and students to walk out of their classes to call attention to the perceived miscarriage of justice sparked by the August 9th death of Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson, Missouri.   Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Walkouts Staged To Support Ferguson Protests

Some took place on local college campuses, including Washington University

12/01/2014

US pop Star Madonna poses with  Malawi's president Professor Peter Mutharika prior to their meeting at Kamuzu Palace in the Capital Lilongwe, on November 28, 2014. Madonna jetted into the Southern Africa Country on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. (AMOS GUMULIRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Madonna Visits Former St. Louisan Mutharika

Longtime Washington University professor is now president of Malawi.

11/28/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Monday, November 10 – Ventriloquist/Comedian Jeff Dunham; St. Louis Att’y Al Watkins

Charlie talks with Ventriloquist/Stand-Up Comedian Jeff Dunham about the premiere of his new one-hour Comedy Central Special; and Charlie and Debbie talk with STL Att’y Al Watkins who is representing the family of South Korean Washington University Student Yongsang Soh.

11/11/2014

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