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Monday, March 26, 2012

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Youth particularly vulnerable to Internet gambling addictions, Brown School expert says

Participating in an online March Madness bracket or fantasy sport league is harmless fun for most, but for someone with a gambling addiction — and particularly youth — it can be a dangerous temptation. Renee Cunningham-Williams, PhD, gambling addictions expert at the Brown School, advocates applying a public health approach to the issue.

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McDonnell Scholars take Manhattan

Students in the McDonnell International Scholars Academy pose in front of the Statue of Liberty on a cruise to see the Manhattan skyline March 11. The scholars were in New York during spring break to meet with leaders from the financial sector and international politics.

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Kemper’s Fringe Figure Film Series begins tomorrow

Three classic films — all selected by contemporary British artist John Stezaker as having influenced his work — will be screened next week at the Kemper Art Museum for its Fringe Figure Film Series. Stezaker’s work is on display at Kemper through April 23.

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Medical students meet their match

David Levine, a fourth-year medical student, and his wife, Eli, learn that Levine matched in internal medicine at New York University at Match Day at the School of Medicine March 16. This year, 121 students matched to internships or residencies nationwide and in Canada. 

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‘Silly, serious science’ next for Assembly Series

Nobel Laureate Dudley Herschbach, PhD, thinks that science and humor have been a winning combination. At 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in Graham Chapel, he will happily explain his reasoning behind that concept for the annual Ferguson Science Lecture. The program is free and open to the public.

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6:30 p.m. Monday, March 26

Sam Fox School Public Lecture Series

“Anxiety of Influence, Phantasmagoria of Eastern Europe” by Adam Budak, curator for contemporary art at the Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC. The lecture is in conjunction with the exhibit Balazs Kicsiny: Killing Time. Free and open to the public. Steinberg Hall Aud. (314) 935-9300.


WUSTL Sprint Triathlon Sunday

Register now for the 3rd Annual WUSTL Sprint Triathlon at 9 a.m. Sunday, April 1, on the Danforth Campus and in Forest Park. The event includes a 400-yard swim in Millstone Pool, a 13-mile bike ride through Forest Park and a 5-kilometer run through the Danforth Campus.

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Sports Highlights

Baseball, softball begin homestands

Both the baseball and softball teams began homestands last week after spring break travels. Swimming & diving, women’s golf, men’s tennis and track & field also saw action over the weekend. To find out how your favorite WUSTL sports team fared, visit

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