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March 2019

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


University Launches Grants for Low-Income First-Year Students
Chancellor-elect Andrew D. Martin has introduced two pilot grants to ensure that all students have the resources they need to succeed at Washington University.


Trustees Establish Fund to Honor Wrightons’ Visionary Leadership
The Wrighton Tribute Fund commemorates the chancellor’s and his wife’s outstanding achievements and dedicated service.

Chemical in Consumer Products Impairs Antibiotic Treatment
Arts & Sciences study concludes that antibacterial substance added to toothpaste and cosmetics strengthens bacteria cells.

Amy Hauft to Lead Sam Fox School College & Graduate School of Art
Internationally renowned sculptor is a distinguished educator with a proven track record of building top-ranked programs.

Needlemans Commit $15 Million
to Catalyze Drug Discovery

Gift establishes two centers at the School of Medicine to prevent and treat age-related illnesses and neurodegenerative disorders.

WashU Expert: Mars Opportunity Rover Exceeded Expectations
WashU professor and deputy principal investigator for the Mars Exploration mission reflects on the vehicle’s surprising longevity.

Professor Creating Hydrogel to Repair Damage After Heart Attack
McKelvey Engineering researcher is developing a material that will prompt regeneration of organ’s dead tissue.


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