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September  2018

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

 SPOTLIGHT

ON CAMPUS
Leading Together Campaign Achieves Historic Results
Alumni, parents, friends, faculty, and staff contribute $3.378 billion to advance the university's efforts to improve lives through teaching, research, and service.

 NEWS & FEATURES

RESEARCH
Ophthalmologists Use Noninvasive Eye Exam to Detect Alzheimer's
School of Medicine study shows test can reveal evidence of the disease in older patients with no symptoms.

RESEARCH
Engineers Employ Bacteria to Make Stronger Biosynthetic Spider Silk
Technique produces fiber that performs as well as natural silk, opening doors to new manufacturing applications.

IN ACTION
Summer Program Creates Path to Diversity in Neuroscience
Focusing on research, community prepares undergraduates from various backgrounds for success in graduate school and beyond.

IN ACTION
Using 3D Printing to Construct the Home of the Future
Students push the boundaries of technology and time to produce prototype residence for Solar Decathlon China 2018.

IN ACTION
WashU Earns National Recognition for Sustainability Efforts
University receives Gold STARS rating for work that includes reducing carbon emissions on campus by 12.4 percent.

RESEARCH
Women Treated by Female Docs More Likely to Survive Heart Attack
Olin Business School review reveals that gender differences in the workplace have a measurable impact on medical outcomes.

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