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April 2016

What’s happening on and off campus today. For alumni, parents, and friends.
Civil Rights Champion John Lewis to Deliver 2016 Commencement Address
U.S. Congressman John R. Lewis, considered one of the most courageous and influential leaders in the civil rights movement, will receive an honorary degree at the 155th Commencement ceremony on May 20.

A Radical Plan to Save the Delta
Sam Fox School faculty, students, and alumni help develop a 100-year strategy for the lower Mississippi River.

Circle of Opportunity
Trustee Cash Nickerson, JD '85, MBA '93, and Kelli Washington, BSBA '94, share why they give back.

Genetic Errors May Prevent Heart Attacks
Researchers at the School of Medicine have identified two genes that can be altered to promote cardiovascular health.

Scheduling Takes the Fun Out of Free Time
A study from the Olin School of Business suggests that fun is only fun when it isn’t on your calendar.

People Stay True to Moral Colors
Arts & Sciences graduate student research suggests that most people act with consistent moral character in daily life, regardless of circumstances.

A Conversation with Recent Nobel Laureate W. E. Moerner
Alumnus W. E. Moerner, AB '75, BS '75, BS '75, describes what it's like to win a Nobel Prize.

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