Maya Silver

Our Washington: Funding tomorrow’s discoveries

Our Washington, the faculty and staff component of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University, has raised millions of dollars to support important research initiatives, state-of-the-art facilities and scholarships for students like Maya Silver, a second-year medical student studying the link between the environment and the brain.

One month remains in Our Washington ​​campaign​​

​Washington University staff and faculty have one more month to join the 5,000 employees who already have contributed to Our Washington, the faculty and staff component of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University. Donations support scholarships, strengthen academic and scientific initiatives, advance learning and enhance facilities.

Our Washington: serving students

WUSTL faculty and staff are urged to donate to Our Washington, Together We Make a Difference. Among other things, the campaign helps fund scholarships, support academic initiatives and build new facilities across the Danforth and Medical campuses. Longtime donor Michael Kass, MD, established a scholarship fund to ease the financial burden of medical school.

Our Washington: Providing resources

Growing up in the segregated South, Associate University Librarian Virginia Toliver was banned from her local library. But her school library opened her up to a world beyond Mississippi. She donates to WUSTL to build a stronger Olin Library.

University launches Our Washington, Together We Make a Difference, the faculty and staff component of Leading Together

This week, WUSTL launches Our Washington, Together We Make a Difference, the faculty and staff component of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University. All employees are asked to contribute to the school, program or fund that matters most to them. The money will fund scholarships, endow professorships, build new facilities and support research.

Siteman continues legacy of philanthropic support for cancer research

The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine is today among the most recognized cancer programs in the U.S. The longstanding support of Alvin Siteman (left) and his wife, Ruth, whose $35 million gift named the center in 1999, has been critical. Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, director of the Siteman Cancer Center, is on the right.

Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University is shaping the future​

Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University has raised a total of $1.459 billion, as of Jan. 31, from alumni, parents, faculty, staff, corporations, foundations and friends. The campaign was publicly announced Oct. 6, 2012. Its overarching goal is “to enhance our leadership today to benefit America and the world tomorrow.”
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