University Libraries, with funding from the Mellon Foundation, is preserving acetate-based film from Part I of Eyes on the Prize, the epic series detailing the struggles of the civil rights era.
Professor T.R. Kidder (featured in the June issue) recently returned from Sanyangzhuang, China. Each trip reveals new insights to buried, but well-preserved, farming villages there.
Soon to be dedicated, Green Hall is the latest of the stately structures that dot the university’s Danforth Campus. The Collegiate Gothic buildings exhibit excellent stone workmanship and the exquisite interplay of Missouri red granite and Indiana limestone.
Alumna Juliette Brindak created a website for tween girls, where they can talk to each other, play games, and get advice on how to survive the middle school years. Miss O & Friends is now rated the third-best girls-only website that accepts advertising, according to the web information service Alexa data.
“Anny” Chung, Arts & Sciences Class of ’11, was awarded the 2011 Harrison Dailey Stalker Award in Biology, for outstanding scientific scholarship and contributions to the university through art and community service.
Members of the St. Louis community and individuals representing more than 30 American Indian tribes gathered for Washington University’s 21st annual Pow Wow.
To offset the toxins found in most children’s books, Allison Reeve Manley, BFA ’93, and her husband, Rob Coleman, founded Squishy Press, which publishes natural and safe baby books.
Alumnus James Daily, along with Ryan Davidson, created a “super” blog, lawandthemultiverse.com, to answer questions related to fictional characters, their actions and the legal system.
ASK: Alumni Sharing Knowledge is one of the more popular university club networking events. Last May, 90 alumni, parents and friends gathered at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles to hear from leaders in the entertainment industry.