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Surgical Wonders

Neurological surgeon T. S. Park helps children with spastic cerebral palsy and brachial plexus palsy overcome possible lifelong disabilities.

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Veterans Attend University College Tuition-free

University College is part of the national Yellow Ribbon Program offering tuition remission to veterans like Robbie Garrison.

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University Turns Green by Design

The university makes a strong commitment to sustainability, dotting the landscape with new and restored buildings that meet LEED-certification standards.

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One ‘Today’ at a Time

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

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T. S. Park, MD, gives children with CP a new lease on life.

University College offers free tuition to U.S. veterans.

The university is committed to minimizing its effects on the environment.

Alumna Deborah Cohen Kosofsky serves as a producer of the Today show.

Alumni Feature:

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.

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

A Cry for the Vulnerable Through her collaborative research, Professor Melissa Jonson-Reid addresses the dark realities of child abuse and neglect, and its effects on children, families and society.

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

University Turns Green by Design Through sustainable growth, the university aims to minimize its environmental impact and ensure a bright future for its students.

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

Hands That Heal Neurological surgeon T. S. Park helps children with spastic cerebral palsy and brachial plexus palsy overcome possible lifelong disabilities.

ALUMNI FEATURE:

Orchestrating an Era of Genomic Medicine Alumnus Eric Green directs the National Human Genome Research Institute, building coalitions and helping usher in an era where a patient’s genetics is central to the person’s medical care.

ALUMNI FEATURE:

One ‘Today’ at a Time 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.

FRONTRUNNERS:

New Child-care Facility Opens Washington University opened the Family Learning Center, which just earned a LEED Gold rating, for children of faculty, staff and graduate and professional students.

FRONTRUNNERS:

Law Dean Named Trustee of BP Gulf Fund Kent D. Syverud, dean of the law school, was named a trustee of the $20 billion Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Trust.

FRONTRUNNERS:

Freshman Improves Water Sanitation Freshman Rebecca Ye develops an inexpensive method to quickly detect E. coli in water; her efforts garner the national 2010 Stockholm Junior Water Prize and a trip to Stockholm to compete in an international competition.

WASHINGTON SPIRIT:

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

COMMUNITY IN PICTURES:

Basketball Outreach The men’s basketball team from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, visited Washington University to participate in the December Lopata Classic basketball tournament.

COMMUNITY IN PICTURES:

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.

ALUMNI ACTIVITIES:

Reunion: Good Times Abound Thousands of alumni and friends return to Washington University annually for both Reunion weekends.

MY WASHINGTON:

The Best Investment He Ever Made 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.

ALUMNI PROFILE:

Entrepreneur Engages the Elderly Ben Lewis, AB ’99, founded Engage As You Age, an organization that pairs isolated seniors with active adults.

ALUMNI PROFILE:

Filmmaker Develops Craft, Finds Her Voice Sasha Isaac-Young, AB ’99, BFA ’99, is an award-winning film writer and director in Los Angeles.

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Music Industry Veteran Connects Artists, Fans A 35-year music industry veteran, David Sherbow, JD ’76, helps individuals book bands directly from his website, LiveMusicMachine.com. 

 

 

 

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