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October 2014

What’s happening at Wash U today. For alumni, parents, and friends.
Protecting Patients
The School of Medicine’s Victoria Fraser combats infections that kill nearly 100,000 Americans annually.

Brown School Students Get Firsthand Experience in Haiti
Public health and social work students traveled to Haiti as part of a course on interventions in developing countries.

Schizophrenia Not a Single Disease
School of Medicine research reveals that what we call schizophrenia comprises eight distinct disorders.

University Makes Headway in Becoming More Accessible
Washington University has made progress in increasing its number of Pell Grant students.

New Research Explores Ecosystems of Entrepreneurship
Researchers at the Skandalaris Center examine the relationships that foster an entrepreneurial culture in a region.

Spouse’s Personality Influences Career Success
An Arts & Sciences study suggests that your spouse’s personality has a substantial effect on your salary and likelihood of promotion.

Inside the A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival
Aspiring playwright and senior Kristen O'Neal's play was performed at Edison Theatre.

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