(Illustration composite: Monica Duwel)

Working with emotions

Hillary Anger Elfenbein, an organizational behavior expert, studies emotions in the workplace — how easy they are to miss or misinterpret, and how they impact performance.

Losing a sister, saving a life

Since founding Student Organ Donation Advocates, senior Sara Miller has trained 50 volunteers and hosted 30 events including registration drives, conversations with bioethicists, and panels with medical researchers and with donors. But this fall, she welcomed a very special organ recipient — the schoolteacher who received her big sister’s liver.

Memorial service for student Gregory Paul Smith Jr. planned Saturday

A memorial service for Gregory Paul Smith Jr., who was entering his junior year at Washington University in St. Louis, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge. Smith died July 27, 2017, while studying abroad in London. He was 20.

University’s Bauman, Ghasedi selected for FOCUS St. Louis program

Angela Bauman, director of admissions operations for Olin Business School’s Executive MBA program, and Nadia Ghasedi, associate university librarian for University Libraries, were selected for the fall 2017 class of FOCUS St. Louis’ Emerging Leaders program.

Annual Olin Sports Business Summit Sept. 29

The third annual Olin Sports Business Summit at Washington University in St. Louis takes place on Friday, Sept. 29. The kickoff to the 2017-18 Joseph S. Lacob Sports Speaker Series, the event plays out from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in Emerson Auditorium on the Danforth Campus.
Joyce Buchheit in Knight Hall

Helping others excel

Mentorship and support helped Joyce Buchheit start and sustain a successful business career. For decades, she has paid it forward, helping students, faculty and organizations advance and thrive.
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