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November 2016

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

Video: Washington University Hosts Historic Presidential Debate
All eyes were on Washington University during the presidential debate on October 9. Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and Student Union President Kenneth Sng opened the evening.


Burskys Commit $10 Million for Center on Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs
A gift from Trustee Andrew Bursky and his wife, Jane, will support research that harnesses the immune system to fight cancer and other diseases.

Washington University Honored as International Humanitarian of the Year
The World Affairs Council of St. Louis recognized the university's contributions to enhancing the quality of life in St. Louis and around the globe.

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum to Expand
Thanks to a $5 million commitment from the William T. Kemper Foundation, the Kemper Art Museum will add space to display its renowned permanent collection and cutting-edge exhibitions.

First-Ever Video Footage Captures Chimpanzees Teaching Young to Use Tools
Evidence of wild chimpanzee mothers teaching their offspring to use tools has implications for understanding the evolution and cognitive underpinnings of teaching in both chimpanzees and humans.

Leadership Skills From a Business Perspective
Through the Brookings Executive Education program, the Olin Business School has collaborated with the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., since 2009.

Video: Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center Now Open
The new center adds state-of-the-art equipment and more than 60,000 square feet to the Athletics Complex.

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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