Doing Their Very Best

Doing Their Very Best

Chosen for their examples of excellence, Danforth Scholars exceed in and out of the classroom. Together, they carry on a tradition of living by the highest standards — ones exhibited by the two special people for whom the scholarships are named.
Can WikiLeaks Be Contained?

Can WikiLeaks Be Contained?

An expert in legal ethics, government ethics and national security law, Professor Kathleen Clark discusses the U.S. government’s response to WikiLeaks’ disclosure of classified information.
Growing by Leaps and Bounds

Growing by Leaps and Bounds

For alumnus Jeff Platt, business has its ups and downs. That suits him just fine, though, as he leads day-to-day operations of Sky Zone, the burgeoning indoor trampoline franchise business.
Danforth Campus Named a Tree Campus USA

Danforth Campus Named a Tree Campus USA

Home to approximately 3,800 trees, the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis was recently recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree Campus USA. Bald Cypress, Valley Forge Elm, Gingko, Swamp White Oak and Tulip Poplar are among the 46 different tree species and 76 varieties on campus.
Schoology.com Combines Learning, Social Networking

Schoology.com Combines Learning, Social Networking

Jeremy Friedman, AB ’09; Ryan Hwang, BSBA ’09; and Timothy Trinidad, BSBA ’09, found that social networking helps keep the kids focused on their studies. That’s the philosophy behind their “web-based learning management system,” Schoology.com.

‘Blooming’ Community Connects Those with Rare Syndrome

Sheryl Grossman, AB ’98, MSW ’00, who has Bloom’s Syndrome, a rare genetic condition characterized by short stature and a predisposition to multiple secondary conditions, founded Bloom’s Connect, the only international support group for people with Bloom’s Syndrome.