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A Re-Directed Life

Alumnus Clark Porter, an ex-felon, develops programs to help the toughest repeat offenders stay on a positive path.

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Dragonflies Key to Ecological Change

A new study at Tyson Research Center of artificial pond systems showed that dragonflies were the liaisons that connected aquatic to terrestrial ecosystems.

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Professors Cast Their Votes, for Past Presidents

Four Arts & Sciences professors share thoughts on their favorite presidents.

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Artist at the Crossroads

Alumna Ebony G. Patterson is showcased in the Caribbean: Crossroads of the World exhibit in New York City.

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Clark Porter helps parolees reintegrate into society.

Researchers test foundational concept of ecology at Tyson Research Center.

Four faculty discuss the attributes of their favorite past presidents.

Alumna artist’s work receives praise from the New York Times.

ALUMNI FEATURE:

Crossroads in the Desert

This August 121 years ago, two Washington University graduates found themselves sweltering in Iran, as they grappled with an immense problem: How to cross Asia by bicycle? The outcome would make them famous.

[Sidebar] “A Brave and Resourceful Man”: Frank G. Lenz, Cyclist

ALUMNI FEATURE:

A Re-Directed Life

Clark Porter VideoAlumnus Clark Porter, an ex-felon himself, now develops programs to help some of the toughest repeat offenders stay on the path to a new life.

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

Professors Cast Their Votes, for Past Presidents

Four Arts & Sciences professors share thoughts on their favorite presidents.

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

CAREER Award Recognizes Early Excellence

Two computer science assistant professors are awarded NSF CAREER awards for integrating promising research and teaching applications.

FRONTRUNNERS:

Graham Chapel Now Chimes ‘Alma Mater’

Undergraduate Michael Byrne advocates for stronger sense of tradition at the university, and he starts with the “Alma Mater.”

FRONTRUNNERS:

Root Causes of Kidney Stones Discovered

New research by scientists at the School of Medicine provides evidence to explain why some people are more prone to develop the condition than others.

FRONTRUNNERS:

Ovations Fall Lineup

The innovative series offers dance, physical theater and unique musical collaborations for the community.

COMMUNITY IN PICTURES:

At Experiment Site, Dragonflies Key to Change

A new study at Tyson Research Center of artificial pond systems showed that dragonflies were the liaisons that connected aquatic to terrestrial ecosystems.
 

ALUMNI ACTIVITIES:

Students & Young Alumni Party With a Purpose

In June, the Alumni Association joined forces with the university’s Career Center to host networking parties around the country.

ALUMNI PROFILE:

Others’ Lives Is Her Business

Kathy Evans, MSOT ’82, listens and learns and then weaves others’ stories into exceptional keepsakes.

ALUMNI PROFILE:

Improving Disaster Relief

Ben Smilowitz, AB ’03, founded the nonprofit Disaster Accountability Project to improve logistics of disaster relief after witnessing pitfalls in the response to Hurricane Katrina.

ALUMNI HIGHLIGHTS:

Artist at the Crossroads

Alumna Ebony G. Patterson’s Untitled Species I (2010–11) is showcased in the Caribbean: Crossroads of the World exhibit, a major three-museum exhibit, in New York City.

 

 

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