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May 2017

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

Tisch Park to Provide Unifying Space on East End of Campus
Thanks to a lead gift from trustee and alumna Ann Tisch and her husband, Andrew, Tisch Park will honor the Danforth Campus’ historic design, providing a beautiful and welcoming landscape for students and visitors.


Commencement Is May 19—Stream It Live!
Relive your WashU days and watch Anna Quindlen’s address during the live stream of Commencement at 8:30 a.m. CDT.

Music Professor Wins Guggenheim Fellowship
Christopher Stark will use the fellowship to compose a chamber opera inspired by Dorothea Lange’s photography.

A Simple Sniff: New Method Would Improve Drug Delivery to the Brain
University engineers have developed a drug-delivery method that crosses the blood-brain barrier when tested in locusts.

Siteman Cancer Center Launches Affiliate Network
Regional medical centers will work with Siteman to enhance cancer prevention, outreach, and other services.

I-CARES Renamed InCEES, Given Increased Focus on Environment
The International Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability fosters collaboration to solve energy problems.

Kurtzman Named Peter Sortino Director of Gephardt Institute
Stephanie Kurtzman is the first to hold the position endowed in honor of a former civic leader and assistant vice chancellor.

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 alumnus David Gast and his wife, Carol, who endowed a professorship because they believe outstanding faculty are critical to the university’s success.
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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