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January 2019

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


Science-Based Tips for a Better, Happier, Life-Changing New Year
Altering often overlooked habits can dramatically increase your sense of well-being. WashU psychologist Tim Bono recommends resolutions for the new year—and how to stick to them.


Recognizing Historic Campaigns Impact, Wrightons Selfless Service
Event celebrated university’s largest fundraising effort and honored Mark and Risa Wrightons exceptional leadership.

Scientists Design Way to Track Steps of Cells’ Development
New tool could help researchers reprogram cells to regenerate certain tissues and identify the source of cancerous tumors.

WashU Spaces: State-of-the-Art Dubinsky Printmaking Studio
The facility has produced prints that have been featured at the Venice Biennale and Whitney Museum of American Art.

Washington University Remembers President George H.W. Bush
Bush visited campus for a 1989 speech on volunteerism, a 1992 presidential debate, and a 1999 meeting with student leaders.

Brown School Researcher to Study Mental Health on Global Scale
Professor’s team will implement program to improve quality of care and outcomes for people in Chile with first-episode psychosis.

Corn Plants Recycling System Important in Sickness and in Health
Study pinpoints effects of autophagy—often associated with nitrogen deprivation—on metabolism of primary U.S. feed grain.


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