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August 2015

What’s happening at WashU today. For alumni, parents, and friends.
School of Medicine Names New Dean
Distinguished pediatrics professor David Perlmutter will step up December 1.

Drug-Resistant Bacteria May Become Vulnerable to Antibiotics
A School of Medicine research team reports that it may be possible to rein in antibiotic-resistant infections without developing new drugs.

WashU Volunteer Q&A: Nicki Maron
Nicki Maron, AB ’09, discusses her work as chief marketing officer for a small business and her role as an admissions volunteer.

Midwest Flood Risk May Be Underestimated
An Earth and Planetary Sciences professor argues that the potential for a catastrophic levee breach is much higher than assumed.

Do Cheaters Have an Evolutionary Advantage?
Research in the Department of Biology analyzes how organisms can beat natural selection.

Tips for Parents of New College Students
WashU's senior consultant in residence offers advice for sending freshmen away to college.

2016 Alumni Travel Program
Join Washington University faculty and alumni for exciting journeys to the Galapagos Islands, Thailand, Italy, Alaska, and more.

Putting an Education to Work
Lottie Wade, MSW ’75, has spent her career serving the St. Louis community.

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