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In Focus

In Focus is a weekly electronic newsletter for faculty, students, staff and friends of Southwestern University. It contains news headlines, faculty and student notables, media coverage of Southwestern, and upcoming events.

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In Focus is published each Thursday during the academic year by the Office of University Relations for faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of Southwestern University.

Please send items for In Focus to Items must be received by Wednesday to be published in that week’s edition. For more information on In Focus, call 512-863-1570.


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