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May 2018

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

Class Act: Student Advocates
for Older Adults

Brown School PhD candidate Cal Halvorsen is helping older people find meaningful careers—often as innovators and entrepreneurs.


Major Milestone Reached in Effort to ID Cancers’ Genetic Roots
School of Medicine scientists are leaders in nationwide project to define the genetics underlying 33 types of cancer.

Professor John Heil Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Renowned philosopher is eighth Arts & Sciences faculty member to receive esteemed fellowship since 2010.

Funny Side, Hard Edge: Your Boss’s Behavior Matters
Olin Business School research examines the effects of humorous and abusive leaders in the workplace.

Law School Students Excel in Moot Court Competition
Student honored as national best speaker; team takes second place among 180 in prestigious advocacy competition.

Woofter Selected as Inaugural Sam and Marilyn Fox Professor
Gift for professorship extends Sam and Marilyn Fox
’s legacy of support for university and Sam Fox School.

Anne-Marie Slaughter to Give Commencement Address
Slaughter, a renowned foreign policy expert, also will receive an honorary degree at the May 18 ceremony.

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 Gaurav Garg, BS ’88, BS ’88, MS ’90, and his wife, Komal Shah, are helping Washington University foster innovation with a generous $1 million commitment for the School of Engineering & Applied Science.
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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