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September 2017

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

Ophthalmology Department Named for John Hardesty, MD
Jane Hardesty Poole, AB ’61, has committed $10 million to the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the School of Medicine in memory of her father, a distinguished glaucoma expert and World War I veteran.


University Sets Records in Innovation, Entrepreneurship
Patent filings and novel invention disclosures by WashU faculty have increased for the fourth consecutive year.

Professor Teaches Students the Science Behind Self-Control
Self-control is more complex than good judgment or willpower—and there are some unique ways to improve it.

Students Construct CRETE House for Solar Decathlon
As part of a nationwide competition, WashU students built an energy-efficient home by using concrete in novel ways.

Six College Prep Scholars Join the Class of 2021
Students from the WashU program describe their hopes for college and what a WashU education means to them.

For the Sake of All Receives $1.1 Million Grant
The Brown School initiative will work with St. Louis–area schools to create healthy, inclusive learning environments.

University Lecture Series Begins September 7, Is Open to Public
The Assembly Series’ fall topics range from the anniversary of Frankenstein to climate change and biotechnology.

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 generous donors like Sidney Guller, BSBA ’47, who supports scholarships because he believes that to remain a premier institution, Washington University must have the best students—regardless of whether they can afford the tuition.
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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