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Horse Therapy For PTSD Sufferers

Washington University Medical School lab is recruiting participants.


In the above screenshot from Facebook, Washington University students are seen posing in their Halloween outfits.

Washington University Responds to Bin Laden Costume Controversy

The students, members of a WU fraternity, dressed as Seal Team 6 soldiers and Osama bin Laden. When the photo circulated on Facebook, many took offense.


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Executive Edge: Drew Caylor of Mirage Products

Drew Caylor is President / COO of Mirage Products, a distributor of non-grocery products to convenience stores and truck stops.


Dr. Holden Thorp (courtesy photo)

College Administrators Seeking Smaller Schools

Holden Thorp left the University of North Carolina for provost job at Washington University in St. Louis.



Local Research Offers New Guidelines on Concussions in Adolescents

A Washington University study says it is critical that students not rush or be rushed back to school after suffering a concussion.


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Washington U. Study Details Norture’s Effect on Adolescent Brains

“This study really gives us a more feasible, tangible target and suggests that early interventions that target parenting may be tremendously important,” Dr. Joan Luby explained.


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Executive Edge: Abu Abraham of Zymplr

Abu Abraham is the co-founder of Zymplr, based in St. Louis, MO, an advanced materials company that is developing a new football helmet.


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Executive Edge: Edith Varley of The Varley Group

Edith C. Varley graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, College of Art & Science with a major in physical education, health and recreation, certified to teach K-12.



Top College Productions To See This Year In St. Louis

Enjoy the stars of tomorrow on stage in an intimate setting at these college-level musical, dance and theater productions.


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Docs Protest WashU’s Use of Cats in Med Training

Washington University’s continued use of sedated cats and ferrets to train medical students how to insert breathing tubes down babies’ throats is cruel, ineffective and unnecessary, according to a medical ethics group pressuring the school to abandon the practice.