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Distilling Science, Making It Accessible

At Washington University, broad efforts from a range of faculty are helping people of all ages understand — and act on — good science.

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China’s Punitive Past Colors Writer & Work

Qiu Xiaolong, PhD ’95, is author of a series of internationally acclaimed mystery novels exposing the historic brutality and ongoing corruption of the Chinese Communist Party.

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A Treasure Trove

The lure of hidden treasure has launched countless expeditions. Luckily, at WUSTL you don’t have to dig deep to unearth the University Libraries’ prized bounty.

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Three Questions for Mary Jo Bang

Poet Mary Jo Bang finds a little Pink Floyd in Dante’s Inferno.

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Faculty help make science accessible for all.

China influences writer’s work.

University Libraries hold wonderful hidden treasures.

Mary Jo Bang translates Dante’s Inferno for a modern audience.

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

From Washington U. to the World

Senior Jeremy Pivor, a Rhodes, Marshall and Luce scholar finalist, sets course for his life’s work: becoming an international ocean policy expert.

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

Distilling Science, Making It Accessible

Susannah Cahalan VideoAt Washington University, broad efforts from a range of faculty are helping people of all ages understand — and act on — good science.

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

A Treasure Trove

The lure of hidden treasure has launched countless expeditions. Luckily, at WUSTL you don’t have to dig deep to unearth the University Libraries’ prized bounty.

ALUMNI FEATURE:

China’s Punitive Past Colors Writer & Work

Qiu Xiaolong, PhD ’95, is author of a series of internationally acclaimed mystery novels exposing the historic brutality and ongoing corruption of the Chinese Communist Party.

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FRONTRUNNERS:

Up a Mountain and Down an Advocate

A 2,500-mile mission: Business graduate student Mike McLaughlin raises money and hope for vulnerable kids.

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Why Wait? Undergrads Indulge Entrepreneurial Instinct

Student-founded businesses Dormify and Green Bean fill niches, free time.

FRONTRUNNERS:

Animating Kids and Computers

Computer scientist Caitlin Kelleher’s not-so-secret agenda is to instill basic programming skills in the next generation of kids.

COMMUNITY IN PICS:

Ken Burns Recognized for Epic Contributions to the Humanities

WUSTL recognized Ken Burns’ major contributions to the documentary genre by awarding him the 2012 Washington University International Humanities Medal.

YOUR STORY:

Writing for Recovery

Susannah Cahalan VideoIn her book Brain on Fire, Susannah Cahalan, AB ’07, chronicles her baffling struggle with and recovery from a rare disease.

ALUMNI PROFILE:

The Locavore’s Destination

Local Harvest Grocery, co-founded by Maddie Earnest, MSW ’93, sates St. Louis’ appetite for locally sourced food.

ALUMNI PROFILE:

Of All the Consulates, in All the World

After decades in Foreign Service hotspots, Brian Shukan, JD ’94, now enjoys life as consul general in Casablanca.

ALUMNI HIGHLIGHT:

London Calling, Twice

Kerri Morgan Paralympics VideoUK crowds cheered Kerri Morgan, MSOT ’98, as she medalled in two events at the 2012 Paralympic Games.

 

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