Hands That Heal

Hands That Heal

Neurological surgeon T. S. Park helps children with spastic cerebral palsy and brachial plexus palsy overcome possible lifelong disabilities.
A Cry for the Vulnerable

A Cry for the Vulnerable

Through her collaborative research, Professor Melissa Jonson-Reid addresses the dark realities of child abuse and neglect, and their effects on children, families and society. She works to shape evidence-based intervention and prevention practices.
University Turns Green by Design

University Turns Green by Design

The university makes a strong commitment to sustainable growth, dotting the landscape with many new and restored buildings that meet LEED-certification standards. The aim is to minimize its environmental impact and ensure a bright future for students.
Catching a ‘Story-Catcher’

Catching a ‘Story-Catcher’

In her critically acclaimed biography of Raymond Carver, alumna Carol Sklenicka blends the personal and the narrative, portraying the messy life of the influential 20th-century short story writer.
Orchestrating an Era of Genomic Medicine

Orchestrating an Era of Genomic Medicine

Alumnus Eric Green serves as director of the National Human Genome Research Institute. In this role, he builds scientific coalitions to usher in an era when a patient’s genetic makeup will be central to the person’s medical care.
One ‘Today’ at a Time

One ‘Today’ at a Time

Alumna Deborah Cohen Kosofsky turned her natural curiosity and love of writing into a 30-year career in television. Since 2003, she has served as a producer for the Today show.

A Trusted Leadership

After serving in many leadership roles at the university, Ida H. Early is now secretary to the Board of Trustees.
Basketball Outreach

Basketball Outreach

The men’s basketball team from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, ­visited ­Washington University in early December 2010. ­Participating in the 27th annual Lopata Classic basketball tournament.

Dance for Inspiration

More than 1,000 students got their groove on in the 12-hour Dance Marathon, raising money for area children’s hospitals.

The Best Investment He Ever Made

Alumnus John Beuerlein, MBA ’77, parlayed a college scholarship into a successful career. Over the years, he’s supported those institutions that helped give him a good start.
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