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Far Side Illuminates Mysteries of the Moon

Professor Brad Jolliff’s interests go beyond the Earth-facing side of the Moon. His research team studies the surprising geology of the far side.

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Shifting Landscape

Professor Carolyn Lesorogol’s profound understanding of pastoralists in northern Kenya informs her research on the effects of property ownership on community.   

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A Place for Coming Together

As president and CEO of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, alumnus Joe Daniels has helped create a place of reverence, where visitors honor the memory of 9/11.

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Commencement — A Shining Moment

Alex Cooper, senior class president, addresses graduates of the 151st Commencement. See more highlights of the ceremony held in historic Brookings Quadrangle.

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Researchers delve into Moon’s far side mysteries.

Research on pastoralists may transform communities worldwide.

Alumnus leads effort in building a 9/11 memorial and museum.

Commencement offers joy to graduates and their families.

ALUMNI FEATURE:

A Good Guide Alumnus Villie Appoo employs social work principles to lead the Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois.

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

Into the Fold Biomedical engineer Rohit Pappu directs the new Center for Biological Systems Engineering, where investigators use network approaches to solve problems underlying complex diseases.

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

15 Secrets of Rudolph Hall The Earth & Planetary Sciences building was dedicated Scott Rudolph Hall May 4. Learn about 15 intriguing aspects of this much-loved building.

 

FRONTRUNNERS:

Art Professors to Immerse Themselves in Paris Studio Professors Michael Byron and Douglas Dowd were selected for residencies at the College & Graduate School of Art’s Paris studio at the Cité Internationale des Arts for summer 2013.

FRONTRUNNERS:

DeClue Negotiates Winding Road to Legal Career Deona DeClue, Law Class of ’13, received the Rubey M. Hulen Memorial Scholarship, making “the dream of attending law school a reality.”

COMMUNITY IN PICTURES:

Carnival for All Ages Each April, the university community gathers for Thurtene. Coinciding with Alumni Weekend, many alumni and their children also enjoy the carnival.

 

ALUMNI PROFILE:

Attorney Aids Developing Countries Attorney Vikas S. Dhar, AB ’99, practices nonprofit law across the world, from Haiti to Kenya to Afghanistan.

ALUMNI PROFILE:

Artist Brings Creative Reuse to St. Louis Jenny Murphy runs Perennial, a nonprofit organization in St. Louis that teaches people how to transform trash into treasure through creative reuse.

MY WASHINGTON:

Returning What Was Given Richard Mahoney applied the good advice he learned from his father — where in the first third of your life you learn, the second half you earn, and the third you return.

 

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