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Kate Klein was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Freshman of the Year for NCAA Division III in 2010. (Mary Butkus)


Athletics at a Glance

3 — Final rank of the university’s Department of Athletics in the 2009-10 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Division III standings. This is the second-highest finish in school history.

17 — Number of years Ric Lessman coached the Washington University baseball team before retiring in 2010. Lessman was the winningest coach in university baseball history. He guided the Bears to 12-straight winning seasons, making it to postseason play four times.

18 — Number of Washington University student-athletes named to the second annual University Athletic Association Presidents Scholar-Athlete Team in honor of their academic and athletic accomplishments.

22-7 — Record in 2010 of women’s tennis player Kate Klein (left), Arts & Sciences Class of ’13. Klein was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Freshman of the Year for NCAA Division III, the first player in program history to receive the honor. She also was named Central Region Rookie of the Year.

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Public Health Advocate Raises Skin Cancer Awareness

Washington University Magazine Enhances Its Online Presence

‘Apps’ Invented by Engineering Students

Meaningful Conversation May Be Secret to Happiness

Urine Test for Kidney Cancer a Step Closer to Development

Fetal Care Center Opens to Treat High-Risk births

Sam Fox Faculty Aim to Reinvigorate Arch Area

McDonnell Academic Excellence Fund Will Maximize Scholarships and More

Athletics at a Glance

Dumas Fashions a Career in Online Retailing and E-Commerce

Law School Distributes Data on State Judicial Elections

Healthy Environment Key to Combating Obesity in Children

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Named for Knights

Edison Fall Calendar 2010

Student Philanthropists Dominate Entrepreneurial Contest


Washington Spirit

Committed to Student Evolution As dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, anthropology Professor Richard Smith, PhD, oversees the evolution of student success.

Community in Pictures

State-of-the-Art Engineering The LEED Gold-certified Stephen F. & Camilla T. Brauer Hall, serving as the new home for the Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, was dedicated Oct. 1, 2010.

Of Hope and Promise The BJC Institute of Health at Washington University School of Medicine was officially dedicated in June. Political and scientific dignitaries attended dedication ceremonies, as well as artist Maya Lin.



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