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July 2015

What’s happening at Wash U today. For alumni, parents, and friends.
College Prep Program Doubles Its Reach
The initiative prepares talented local high school students who have limited resources for college.

A Tradition of Giving
Alumnus Will Bixby, AB ’79, follows his great-grandfather's lead in supporting Washington University.

Nine Graduates Selected as Fulbright Recipients
Alumni will research subjects such as crisis journalism and spinal cord injuries around the world.

Arch Grants for WashU Startups
Two innovative startups founded by alumni, a professor, and students have been selected for 2015 Arch Grants.

Eye’s Motion Detection Sensors Identified
School of Medicine research on the retina's neural circuits may aid attempts to build artificial retinas for the visually impaired.

Light Used to Activate Brain’s Opioid Receptors
Doctors may be able to treat pain with light, rather than with drugs.

A Classroom in the Desert
Students in environmental studies travel to the Mojave Desert to examine the degradation of a fragile ecosystem.

Engineers on the Racetrack
Students in the School of Engineering & Applied Science participate in a national racing competition with a car of their own design.

Brown School Launches Evaluation Center
This new community resource will help strengthen nonprofits through evaluation services and training.

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.
•  Learn about generous donors, like William Neaves, who established a professorship in honor of his wife, Rev. Priscilla Wood Neaves.
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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