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October 2015

What’s happening on and off campus today. For alumni, parents, and friends.
$10 Million Gift for Scholarships from Andrew and Barbara Taylor Lifts Campaign to $2 Billion​​​
The commitment will add to the existing Enterprise Holdings scholarship fund, expanding opportunities for outstanding students.

Hillman Hall Dedicated at Brown School
The Brown School's new Hillman Hall provides an additional 105,000 square feet for teaching and research.

Washington University to Host October 9, 2016, Presidential Debate
The Commission on Presidential Debates has selected the university for an unprecedented sixth time.

What My White Coat Means to Me
A first-year medical student reflects on the responsibilities—and opportunities—symbolized by her doctors' coat.

A Message to the Future
A 1902 time capsule has been unearthed from the cornerstone of Francis Gymnasium as the university makes plans to create a new capsule.

Department of Energy Grant Funds Powerful Upgrade to SIMS Microscope
A $2.4 million grant to I-CARES and the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences will allow for major developments in biology research.

Breakthrough Discovery for Killing Deadly Staph
School of Medicine researchers succeed in eradicating antibiotic-resistant MRSA.

A Conversation with Law School Dean Nancy Staudt
A year into her tenure, Dean Staudt discusses what's best about the law school, as well as her vision for its future.

The Ripley Effect
Professor Gerald Early writes in The Common Reader about the enduring appeal of Robert Ripley's Believe It or Not cartoons.

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 David Conner, who established the Selina Okin Kim Conner Professorship in honor of his wife.
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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