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January 2017

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

McKelvey Hall Will Honor Former Dean
A new building for computer science at the School of Engineering & Applied Science will be named in honor of Dean Emeritus James M. McKelvey Sr., thanks to a lead gift by his son, Jim McKelvey Jr., AB ’87, BS ’87.


Science and Technology Center for Engineering MechanoBiology Opens
Researchers in engineering, biology, and biophysics will combine their expertise to transform the study of medicine and plant science.

New Therapy Effective Against Early Skin Cancer
Scientists at the School of Medicine have developed a topical cream that reduces precancerous skin lesions.

Could There Be Life in Pluto’s Ocean?
A Washington University professor suggests that primitive and exotic life forms could exist in an ocean on Pluto.

New Major in Financial Engineering
The engineering and business schools have teamed up to offer a new second major that combines math, computer science, engineering, and finance.

Professor Henry Schvey Publishes Memoir
Henry Schvey, professor of drama and comparative literature in Arts & Sciences, applies the art of storytelling to his own life.

Olin Business School Ranks No. 1
A new survey rates Olin’s BSBA program the best in the nation.

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:
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