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Campus Voices is a place to showcase more voices from around Washington University in St. Louis, from blogs managed by schools, faculty, staff or students to experts commenting on breaking news to authors’ latest books. (Note: the opinions expressed by individuals featured in this section are their own and do not represent those of Washington University.)

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Provost H. Holden Thorp, PhD, talks about the obligations America’s great universities have. MORE
James Loomis, a sophomore in Arts & Sciences already involved in local politics, chats with The Huffington Post. MORE
Check out the Sam Fox School’s blog, Pro Practice, which offers career advice and tips from advisers, alumni, faculty and students. MORE
Linguist M.J. Warsi, PhD, writes in Education Times that South Asia is becoming an increasingly important region to study and understand. MORE
Rebecca Wanzo, PhD, associate director of the Center for the Humanities, reflects on Ferguson and Michael Brown for "Hold That Thought," a podcast series from Arts & Sciences. MORE
Elisabeth Askin and Nathan Moore became frustrated during medical school at the complexity of the U.S. health-care system and attempts to explain it. So they wrote The Health Care Handbook to help the next generation of doctors. The book, of which 14,000 copies have been sold, is being used by more than 60 academic programs. A second edition will be published in early November. MORE
Karren Watkins, a researcher at the Skandalaris Center, writes in Forbes about encouraging startups. MORE
Josh Whitman, who became the John M. Schael Director of Athletics in August, talks about his vision and experience.MORE
Alumnus Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square, discusses how his education prepared him for entrepreneurship.MORE
Carl Phillips' "The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination" is reviewed in the Los Angeles Times. MORE
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