‘Never stop dreaming big’

On Sept. 28, Washington University — the site of the 1904 Olympic Games — was honored with an Olympic Ring ‘Spectacular.’ Law school alumnus Michael Loynd led efforts to bring Olympic recognition to the university and St. Louis.

Golden rules

Softball player-turned-coach Michelle Venturella speaks to the importance of encouragement. Bolstered to Olympic gold in 2000, she provides her athletes today with similar support to succeed on and off the field.

Pushing forward

Whether its pursuing athletic prowess or professional excellence, alumna Kerri Morgan, assistant professor of occupational therapy and neurology at the medical school, continues to rise to meet and exceed each challenge she sets for herself.
Student Life, March 18, 1932 (Courtesy of Washington University Archives)

A slice of student life

As the storied college paper turns 140, former contributors weigh in on how much the hands-on experience of working on Student Life enhanced their educations and prepared them for their careers.
Harley Hammerman created “Lost Tables”

A full plate

For his main dish, alumnus Harley Hammerman is a radiologist and entrepreneur. On the side, he collects historical memorabilia, including of playwright Eugene O’Neill and long-gone beloved restaurants in the St. Louis area.