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April 2012, Vol. 82, No. 2

UNIVERSITY FEATURES:

Protecting Wild Apes Crickette Sanz, assistant professor of anthropology, is co-director of the Goualougo Triangle Ape Project. The organization’s mission is to promote the long-term conservation of Congo’s great apes and ape habitat.

Examining the Forgotten Constitutional RightJohn Inazu Video Law Professor John Inazu suggests that one way to reclaim the right of assembly is to raise it as an independent claim in constitutional litigation.

To Honor William Greenleaf Eliot’s Birth and Legacy In fall 2011, the Rev. Dr. Earl K. Holt republished William Greenleaf Eliot: Conservative Radical to honor the 200th anniversary of Eliot’s 1811 birth.

ALUMNI FEATURE:

Calibrating His Life to MusicSteve Hogan Video Alumnus Steve Hogan heads music operations for Internet sensation Pandora, and, on the side, he plays the organ at San Francisco Giants home games.

 

FRONTRUNNERS:

Protein Discovery Might Prevent Brain Damage Researchers have found high levels of a protective protein substantially reduce damage that develops when the brain is deprived of oxygen and blood flow.

Israeli High-tech Innovation Impresses Olin Students Twelve students from Olin Business School traveled to Israel in early 2012 to study the country’s high-tech startups as part of a venture-advising course.

Bears Earn Accolades in Spring 2012 During spring 2012, the Bears, from track & field to softball, continued their long history of athletic excellence.

COMMUNITY IN PICTURES:

Celebrating Year of the DragonLunar New Year Video Two WUSTL student groups, the Asian Multicultural Council and the Lunar New Year Festival, organize annual campus celebrations, with the hope of making Asian culture accessible to students and other university community members.

 

ALUMNI PROFILES:

Preeclampsia Leads to a New Life Path After nearly dying from preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome, alumna Jill Owens Siegel decided to dedicate her life to raising awareness for the Preeclampsia Foundation.

Overcoming Adversity: From Tics to ToleranceMarc Elliot Video Alumnus Marc Elliot uses his struggles with Tourette syndrome to address the theme of tolerance with high school and college students around the country.

ALUMNI ACTIVITIES:

Circus Flora Welcomes University Join alumni, students, parents, staff and friends for the first Washington U. Day at Circus Flora, Sat., June 9.

‘Wide-Eyed’ Alumni Alumni enjoyed a Classes Without Quizzes event on panoramic photography at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in January 2012.

CLASSNOTES:

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