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WashU’s new Kessler Scholars Program provides a beacon of hope for first-generation students

Washington University in St. Louis has been chosen as one of 10 universities to participate in the Kessler Scholars National Collaborative, with the inaugural cohort of scholars being the Class of 2027.

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Creating Space: Kemper Museum’s “African Modernism in America” Exhibition

“African Modernism in America” is the first major traveling exhibition that examines the interconnection between African artists with key historical time periods such as the Civil Rights Movement, decolonization, and the Cold War.

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Two WU students publish children’s book

Their book, This Is Not My Home, is to be officially released to the public on January 24th, 2023. The book is about a little girl who moves to Taiwan and learns to redefine her meaning of home. 

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The (Waffle) House always wins: a story of hope, despair, and maple syrup

Any seasoned fantasy football player has probably heard of this challenge (losers often have to do it). The rules are simple: stay at a Waffle House for 24 hours and for each waffle you eat, one hour is deducted off of the total time.

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An Inside Scoop on How to Stand Out at This Year’s Career Fair

With the Career Fair approaching on Sept. 22, it is a good time to start thinking about preparing for this season’s recruitment.

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“Goin’ Pro: The Journey Home”: The Professionals Behind the Amateurs A cappella

From the opening song to the final encore, the Amateurs A cappella on April 8 stirred up a performance that proves that the group is anything but amateur at singing. 

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Master Minds: A podcast grown amidst quarantine 

Mishka Narasimhan and Will Leidig started the podcast Master Minds to spotlight leading medical professionals and scientists, educating students and young adults about current healthcare policies. 

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Mission Possible: The story behind Dr. Tae Seok Moon’s research into waste-eating bacteria

The main goal of Moon’s research is to harness bacteria to “eat” plastic and waste, synthetically developing microorganisms that can clean pollutants and pathogens. This would reduce carbon emission levels by eliminating the need for incinerators and other carbon-emitting disposals. 

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