Who Knew WashU?

Question: WashU alumnus Archie League is known as the first member of what profession?

Answer: A) League, who earned a degree in aeronautical engineering, was the first air traffic controller. Read more about him in this feature in The Common Reader.


Congrats to this week’s winner, Kara Jones, a staff member at the McKelvey School of Engineering, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!


Campus and community news

Bose named Fulbright Scholar

Arpita Bose, an associate professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, will travel to Belgium next year to continue her work on the green potential of purple bacteria.

Field Notes: London Globe

Last summer, 18 WashU students traveled to London for an intensive three-week program at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Here, Claire Sommers, a lecturer in Arts & Sciences, describes the program’s aims and what it means to explore the places that shaped the Bard.


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