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July 2017

What’s happening on and off campus today. For alumni, parents, and friends.

University Announces $20 Million McDonnell Scholarship Challenge
Life Trustee John F. McDonnell has made one of the single largest scholarship gifts in the history of Washington University.


Edison Family Gift Expands Center for Genome Sciences
The Harry Edison Foundation is enhancing the center’s capacity to solve global health challenges.

Six Tips on Cross-Cultural Communication
From exercising patience to focusing, WashU experts give advice on finding common ground despite our differences.

Heather Woofter to Succeed Bruce Lindsey in Sam Fox School
The acclaimed architect will direct the College of Architecture and the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design.

Eggs Significantly Increase Growth in Young Children
A Brown School study finds that eggs are a viable and accessible source of nutrition for children in developing countries.

Shaking Schrödinger’s Cat
WashU physicists shed new light on the famous thought experiment by redefining measurement in quantum mechanics.

University Receives Funding to Promote Inclusivity in STEM Fields
A Howard Hughes Medical Institute grant bolsters WashU’s efforts to increase diversity in the STEM disciplines.

Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University is a historic effort to raise $2.5 billion in support of scholarships, life-changing research, and much more.

We invite you to:

•  View photo galleries from campaign events across the country.
•  Learn about the Kemper Museum expansion, which will allow one of the nation’s oldest teaching museums to display more of its renowned permanent collection and increase its cutting-edge exhibitions.
Would you like to help Washington University build community, support students, and continue its groundbreaking research?
•  Volunteer your time and talent.
•  Make a gift of any amount.
•  Join the conversation at events or in your community.

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