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February 2018

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

Alzheimer’s Grant Renewed
School of Medicine researchers have received $10.3 million to continue a long-term study that aims to identify who will develop Alzheimer’s and how the disease will progress.


Shaping the Future of Doctoral Training in the Humanities
$1.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation will fund initiatives to prepare students for success beyond academia.

University Receives $10 Million to Support New Drug Development
Pharmaceutical company will fund LEAP Inventor Challenge to help faculty and students bring new medicines to market.

Engineering School Launches PhD in Imaging Science
The interdisciplinary program—one of two in the country—is part of a recent initiative with the School of Medicine.

Institute for Public Health to Lead Unique Regional Partnership
Collaboration with hospitals and universities will promote alternatives to interpersonal violence.

The Genius of a Place: WashU’s East End, Then and Now
A Kemper Art Museum exhibit examines the rich architectural history of WashU’s east end from 1895 to the present.

Reunion at Thurtene Carnival: April 13–15
Early registration for those celebrating their 1st–45th reunions ends March 7, and online registration ends April 10.

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 how generous scholarship donors like Karen Von Der Bruegge, MBA ’77, have formed lasting bonds with the recipients of their gifts.
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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