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April 2017

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

Anthony J. Azama named John M. Schael Director of Athletics

Azama previously served as senior associate athletics director for external operations at Columbia University.

With his stellar career as an athlete and experience as a professional in the field of sports marketing and management, he shares Washington University’s commitment to the overall experience of true scholar-athletes and the health and wellness of the entire student body.


Illuminating the Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease
A $7 million NIH grant helps School of Medicine researchers work to identify genetic factors that raise and lower risk.

Tom Sawyer’s Day in Court
The School of Law celebrates its 150th anniversary with Mark Twain and Chief Justice John Roberts.

#Olin100: Our History, Our Future
Help Olin Business School mark its first century in business by sharing your Olin stories, memories, photos, and videos.

A Probiotic Stress Fix
A Washington University engineer is testing an E. coli strain to balance the effects of adrenaline rush in soldiers.

Poetry and Exile
Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow Baba Badji finds his voice with support from his mentor, Professor Lynne Tatlock.

The Nobility of Skepticism
Archaeology faculty debunk popular myths, teaching students to discern between fact and misinformation.

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.
•  Read about Emeritus Trustee and scholarship supporter Howard Wood, who believes that “leadership can’t be taught, but it can be enhanced.”
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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