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March 2016

What’s happening on and off campus today. For alumni, parents, and friends.
Join Us for Reunion 2016
The undergraduate classes of 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2015 will celebrate Reunion April 15–17.

Mary McKernan McKay Named Brown School Dean
New York University professor will succeed Edward Lawlor on July 1.

University Leads Effort to Improve Radiation Therapy for Veterans
Oncologists at Siteman Cancer Center work with the American Society for Radiation Oncology to ensure quality care at Veterans Health Administration centers.

Science and the Pleasure of Learning
A conversation with Arts & Sciences Dean Barbara Schaal, new president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Natural Sugar May Help Fight Obesity-Related Conditions
A School of Medicine study suggests that a natural sugar called trehalose can help reverse fatty liver disease and other issues related to obesity.

Water: Vital for Life
One out of every six people in the world doesn't have access to clean water, making the issue one of the National Academy of Engineering's Grand Challenges for the 21st century—a challenge that engineering students and faculty are working to address.

A Dream to Benefit Society
Scholarship student Candace Johnson hopes to use her law degree to represent those who can’t afford legal counsel.

Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University is a historic effort to raise $2.5 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 Ken and Nancy Kranzberg, who have made a $2 million commitment for the libraries and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts .
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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