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Danforth Campus Named a Tree Campus USA

Home to some 3,800 trees, the Danforth Campus was recently recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation.

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Can WikiLeaks Be Contained?

Law Professor Kathleen Clark discusses the U.S. government’s response to WikiLeaks’ disclosure of classified information.

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Doing Their Very Best

Danforth Scholars live by the highest standards — ones exhibited by the two special individuals for whom the scholarships were named.

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Growing by Leaps and Bounds

Alumnus Jeff Platt leads day-to-day operations of Sky Zone, the burgeoning indoor trampoline franchise business.

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Danforth Campus named a Tree Campus USA.

Can WikiLeaks be contained?

Students do their very best, every day.

Alum’s business grows by leaps and bounds.

University Feature:

“An Easy Commerce”: Prominent Visitors Come to Campus Every semester, lecture series across the university bring esteemed guests to speak, from British Ambassador to the U.S. Sir Nigel Sheinwald to CNN anchor/reporter Soledad O’Brien.

University Feature:

Doing Their Very Best Chosen for their examples of excellence, Danforth Scholars exceed in and out of the classroom. Together, they carry on a tradition of living by the highest standards — ones exhibited by the two special individuals for whom the scholarships were named.

University Feature:

Can WikiLeaks Be Contained? An expert in legal ethics, government ethics and national security law, Professor Kathleen Clark discusses the U.S. government’s response to WikiLeaks’ disclosure of classified information.

Alumni Feature:

Growing by Leaps and Bounds For alumnus Jeff Platt, AB ’06, business has its ups and downs. That suits him just fine, though, as he leads day-to-day operations of Sky Zone, the burgeoning indoor trampoline franchise business.

Frontrunners:

Urban Pollutants Increase Parkinson’s Disease Risk High levels of manganese and copper pollution in urban areas are linked to an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease, according to a large-scale analysis of urban pollution and Parkinson’s incidence in the United States.

Frontrunners:

Bears Spring into Action During spring 2011, the Bears continued their long history of athletic excellence. From men’s baseball to women’s swimming & diving, the following snapshots give a glimpse of their success.

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Law Student Wins National Writing Contest Heejung Park, a master of laws (LLM) student at the School of Law, won the National Law Review’s student writing contest. Park, who is from Korea, is studying U.S. law.

Community in Pictures:

Danforth Campus Named a Tree Campus USA Home to some 3,800 trees, the Danforth Campus was recently recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree Campus USA. The Danforth Campus features 46 different tree species and 76 varieties.

Alumni Activities:

Keeping Alumni Connected The Alumni Association hosts hundreds of events around the world that reunite alumni and reinforce their connection to the university. Recently, alumni gathered in Florida to watch St. Louis Cardinals spring training games.

Alumni Profile:

Schoology.com Combines Learning, Social Networking Jeremy Friedman, AB ’09; Ryan Hwang, BSBA ’09; and Timothy Trinidad, BSBA ’09, BSAS ’09, found that social networking helps keep kids focused on their studies. That’s the philosophy behind their “web-based learning management system,” Schoology.com.

Alumni Profile:

‘Blooming’ Community Connects Those with Rare Syndrome Sheryl Grossman, AB ’98, MSW ’00, who has Bloom’s Syndrome, a rare genetic condition characterized by short stature and a predisposition to multiple secondary conditions, founded Bloom’s Connect, the only international support group for people with Bloom’s Syndrome.

 

 

 

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