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November 2014

What’s happening at Wash U today. For alumni, parents, and friends.
Nobel Prize for WU Alumnus
W.E. Moerner, who earned bachelor's degrees from the College of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering & Applied Science in 1975, has won a Nobel Prize in chemistry.

Nickersons Give Back with Scholarships
Cash Nickerson, JD ’85, MBA ’93, and his wife, Evie, have made a new commitment to support law scholarships.

Olin Business School Opens Minor in Sports Business Program
Parent Joseph Lacob, owner of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, has helped launch the exciting new minor.

Review Identifies Factors Associated with Childhood Brain Tumors
A facutly member at the Brown School and the Institute for Public Health suggests new risk factors for pediatric brain tumors.

Alumnus's Social Enterprise Improves Coffee and Lives
Ben Weiner, BA ’03, created Gold Mountain Coffee Growers after writing a senior honors thesis on Nicaraguan debt relief.

Urban Humanities Project To Examine Segregation
The interdisciplinary initiative considers historical and present-day segregation from a variety of perspectives.

School of Medicine Researchers Transform Skin Cells into Brain Cells
Game-changing research demonstrates that skin cells can take the place of specific brain cells affected by Huntington’s disease.

Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University is a historic effort to raise $2.2 billion in support of scholarships, life-changing research, and much more. We invite you to:
•  View photo galleries from campaign kickoff events across the country.
•  Visit the Leading Together newsfeed for the latest campaign updates.
•  Read about extraordinary faculty, such as Prof. Tim Ley, who helped pioneer the sequencing of cancer patients’ genomes to unravel the disease’s genetic roots.
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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