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Be the Change …

With Social Change Grants, current and former students, such as Claire Wolff, turn their enterprising visions of social change into reality.

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Public Health Advocate Raises Skin Cancer Awareness

While a student, Brundha Balaraman, MD ’10, taught children about early detection of skin cancer and how to lower their risk of developing the disease.

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The Big Picture

Professor Gaylyn Studlar studies Hollywood, revealing ways the industry affects our perceptions and culture.

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Protecting Our Soldiers, Defending Our Future

Engineering alumnus Zachary Lemnios oversees the Defense Research & Engineering division of the U.S. Department of Defense, employing technology to protect our soldiers and country.

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The university invests in young social entrepreneurs through the Social Change Grants program.

While a medical student, Brundha Balaraman raised skin cancer awareness among children.

Gaylyn Studlar, PhD, shares keen insights into Hollywood as director of the Film and Media Studies program.

Alumnus Zachary Lemnios serves as chief technology officer for the DoD’s Defense Research & Engineering division.

Alumni Feature:

Journalism Reinvents Itself With a keen eye on both old and new media, alumnus Merrill Brown promotes strategies for the survival of journalism.

University Feature:

Be the Change … With Social Change Grants, university students turn their enterprising visions of social change into reality.

University Feature:

The Big Picture Professor Gaylyn Studlar studies Hollywood, revealing new ways the industry affects our perceptions.

University Feature:

A Great Distance to Traverse In his memoir, Gustav Schonfeld, MD, shares an inability to fully obtain closure with regard to atrocities he and his family suffered during the Holocaust.

Alumni Feature:

A Green Appeal Alumna architect Leigh Stringer focuses on the sustainable workplace; she communicates her findings in The Green Workplace.

Alumni Feature:

Protecting Our Soldiers, Defending Our Future Engineering alumnus Zachary Lemnios is the chief technology officer for the Department of Defense, employing the latest technological advancements for our protection.

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.

Frontrunners:

Athletics at a Glance With a record of 22-7, Kate Klein, Arts & Sciences Class of ’13, was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Freshman of the Year.

Frontrunners:

Dumas Fashions a Career in Online Retailing and E-commerce Alex Dumas, Business Class of ’11, interned with Jimmy Choo in London in summer 2010, further developing her interest in online retailing.

Frontrunners:

Healthy Environment Key to Combating Obesity in Children Social work Professor Debra Haire-Joshu works with the Department of Health and Human Services to frame policy priorities to battle childhood obesity.

Washington Spirit:

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

Community in Pictures:

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.

Alumni Profile:

Animal Lover’s ‘Tails’ Promote Literacy, Pet Rescue Ilene Fine, AB ’82, advocates for literacy and pet rescue through her books about her two adopted dogs, who serve in pet therapy programs at schools.

Alumni Profile:

Collaboration Creates Innovative Fashion Line Danielle Dankner, AB ’08, and Ashley Cook, BSBA ’08, founded ash&dans, a clothing and accessory line, featuring scarves and other embellished jersey pieces.

Alumni Profile:

Activist Aims to Empower People with Disabilities T.J. Hill, JD ’03, who has lifelong learning disabilities, strives to develop social policy for other people with disabilities through his career and civic activities.

My Washington:

A Special Man Builds a Special Collection James Schiele, AB ’52, MLA ’85, shares his collection of American history prints with the university, for the benefit of generations to come.

Alumni Activities:

Bridging the Gap The Alumni Association helps graduating seniors transition to lives as young alumni. Also, alumna Michelle Purdy speaks about her continued involvement with the university.

 

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