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July 2016

What’s happening on and off campus today. For alumni, parents, and friends.

Washington University Receives Rare Copy of the Declaration of Independence
Thanks to the family of Eric and Evelyn Newman, the John M. Olin Library now is in possession of one of the few surviving broadsides of the Declaration of Independence. It will go on permanent display at Olin Library in fall 2017.


George and Carol Bauer Leadership Center Established at Olin Business School
A $5 million gift will fund a new center to help accelerate the university’s efforts to develop exceptional leaders.

30 Years of Public Art
The University City Public Art Series is the nation’s longest-running public art collaboration between a university and a local municipality.

A New Way to Clean Contaminated Groundwater
Researchers help discover a chemical method for immobilizing uranium, which could lead to more precise and successful water-remediation efforts at former nuclear sites.

How to Stop Dividing Cancer Cells in Their Tracks
Researchers from the School of Engineering & Applied Science and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital uncover the molecular logic of a protein that hinders cell division.

Vierstra Installed as Mallinckrodt Professor
The globally renowned scientist will help Washington University advance its major plant science initiative.

Five-Cent Chemistry: Replacing Noble Metals With Nickel
New nickel-based chemistry condenses chemical synthesis into fewer steps, providing an alternative to expensive metal catalysts.

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.
•  Learn about talented students like Candace Johnson, who hopes her law degree can change the world.
Would you like to help Washington University build community, support students, and continue its groundbreaking research?
•  Volunteer your time and talent.
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•  Join the conversation at events or in your community.

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