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October 2016

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

Debate Insider Bob Virgil: "We didn’t have a roadmap"
Washington University had a week to plan the 1992 presidential debate on campus. Bob Virgil, trustee emeritus and former dean of the Olin Business School, recalls how the university rose to the challenge.


Nagels Endow Deanship in Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts
Trustee Ralph Nagel and his wife, Trish Nagel, have made a $5 million commitment to help the Sam Fox School further its mission of creative research, practice, teaching, and outreach.

The Giant Impact Theory, Revisited
Geochemists at Washington University have discovered new data disproving the leading hypothesis of the moon's origin.

For the Sake of All Begins Implementing Recommendations
Three years after its launch, the groundbreaking project is ready to implement six strategies for improving the health and well-being of African Americans in St. Louis.

Brain Development Through Adolescence to Be Focus of National Study
Arts & Sciences faculty will participate in a national study investigating how experiences and biology jointly affect the teenage brain.

Fighting Crime at the Intersection of Science and Social Justice
Washington University researchers have developed TraffickCam, a mobile app designed to combat sex trafficking.

Ebola Focus of $13 Million Grant
A National Institutes of Health grant will support School of Medicine research into how the Ebola virus replicates and interacts with the human body.

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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