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September 2016

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

WashU Debate History
Washington University will host a debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump next month—our fifth time hosting a presidential or vice presidential debate. Learn how we became the go-to site.


$10.4 Million Awarded for Pancreatic Cancer Research
A grant from the National Cancer Institute supports research on potential new treatments for one of the deadliest forms of cancer.

Class of 2020 Moves in With "Excellent Vision"
Students share their hopes and dreams for the next four years.

Fort Endows Professorship and Gives the Gift of Sight
A professorship and innovation fund will advance ophthalmology and the visual sciences.


Closing the STEM Skills Gap in the St. Louis Area
Washington University teams up with local businesses to help elementary teachers teach STEM.

Big Trash Pickup
New Arts & Sciences research on major cell disposal has implications for Huntington’s disease, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, and ALS.

Building Better Health Care
Xiaobo Quan leads the Center for Health Research & Design in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts.

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 help her change the world.
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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