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Monday, April 2, 2012

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Campus-wide food drive PB&Joy begins April 5

WUSTL is once again partnering with Operation Food Search to coordinate the 2nd annual campus-wide food drive, PB&Joy. Last year, the university collected nearly three tons of food. The campaign runs from Thursday, April 5, through Monday, April 16, and all faculty, staff and students are urged to participate.

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Cultural aftermath of war and violence topic of East Asian Conference Friday and Saturday

“War, Violence, and The Aftermath: Historical Memory, Literary Imagination, and Cultural Regeneration” is the focus of an international conference Friday, April 6, and Saturday, April 7, in Room 276 of the Danforth University Center.

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UCLA economist Ohanian to present Weidenbaum Center’s inaugural Lloyd Cole Lecture

Lee E. Ohanian, PhD, professor of economics at the University of California, Los Angeles, will present “Depressions, Crises, and Economic Policy: The 1930s and Today” for the inaugural Lloyd Cole Lecture at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, in the Danforth University Center, Room 276.

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Puncher to present Morrin Lecture for PAD

Harvard Scholar Martin Puncher, PhD, will present the 10th Helen Clanton Morrin Lecture, “Plato & Modern Drama,” at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 5, for the Performing Arts Department (PAD) in Arts & Sciences. In his book The Drama of Ideas, Puncher asserts that the histories of philosophy and theater are crucially intertwined.

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Center for Outpatient Health opens

Patients and staff in several Barnes-Jewish Hospital resident clinics began moving into the 12-story Center for Outpatient Health at the corner of Forest Park and Euclid avenues March 12. Most of the clinics were relocated by the end of March, and all moves should be complete by the end of spring.

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Noon Monday April 2

Work, Families, and Public Policy Biweekly Brown Bag Seminar Series

“Kidneys Without Contracts: The Legal and Ethical Implications of NEAD Chain Bridge Donor Contracts.” Kimberly D. Krawiec, Kathrine Robinson Everett Professor of Law, Duke U. School of Law. Free and open to the public. Seigle Hall, Rm. 348. or (314) 935-4918.


Final blood drive Wednesday

The final blood drive for the academic year will take place Wednesday, April 4, at a variety of locations and times on both the Danforth and Medical campuses. All students, staff and faculty are encouraged to participate. Each WUSTL blood drive collects approximately 400 units of blood, which save 1,200 lives.

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WUSTL track & field hosts  invitational

The WUSTL track & field team hosted the Washington University Invitational over the weekend, while baseball, softball, men’s tennis and women’s golf also saw action. To find out how your favorite team fared, visit

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One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130


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