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Live at Wash. U.

Soon after the birth of rock ’n’ roll, Washington University became a tour stop for many famous musical artists, including Ray Charles, the Grateful Dead and U2.
(Read alumni concert memories.)

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Building Homes, Rebuilding Communities

After Superstorm Sandy left many East Coast cities underwater and upturned, Adria Crutchfield, AB '03, positioned herself at the center of the recovery efforts.

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Two Strong: Beyond the Finish Line

When bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon, two Washington University alumni felt the impact. One’s race was halted; the other’s had just begun.

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Afghanistan: After the War

As America’s longest war comes to an end, faculty and alumni experts share perspectives on the future of Afghanistan. (View interview with author Fariba Nawa on Afghanistan and the drug trade.)

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Wash. U. has long been known as a “school of rock.”

Alumna Adria Crutchfield helped communities rebuild after Sandy.

Two alumni share stories of their Boston Marathon experiences.

What’s next for Afghanistan?

ALUMNI FEATURE:

Two Strong: Beyond the Finish Line When bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon, two Washington University alumni felt the impact. One’s race was halted; the other’s had just begun.

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

Afghanistan: After the War As America’s longest war comes to an end, faculty and alumni experts share perspectives on the future of Afghanistan. (View interview with author Fariba Nawa on Afghanistan and the drug trade.)
[Sidebar] Afghanistan: Fast Facts [Sidebar] Afghanistan: Country at War

UNIVERSITY FEATURE:

Live at Wash. U. Soon after the birth of rock ’n’ roll, Washington University became a tour stop for many famous musical artists, including Ray Charles, the Grateful Dead and U2.
[Sidebar] Concert Memories [Sidebar] Concert Timeline

YOUR STORY:

Junior Year in France Lynne Breakstone, PhD, AB ’64, MA ’67, senior lecturer in French, takes us back to her junior year abroad, WUSTL’s first study-abroad program in 1962.


FRONTRUNNERS:

On the Map: Research in the Galapagos Islands Members of the WUSTL community follow their research goals to the far corners of the world. First up: the Galapagos Islands, where researchers make discoveries about the islands’ flora, fauna and more.

FRONTRUNNERS:

Three Questions: Understanding Causes of Obesity Professor Debra Haire-Joshu, a noted obesity-prevention expert, sounds the alarm about the new “trigenerational” obesity epidemic.

FRONTRUNNERS:

Denotation: Geoengineering How do we solve the global warming crisis?

COMMUNITY IN PICS:

Move-in Day & Beyond During fun-filled Bear Beginnings: New Student Fall Orientation events, new students get acclimated quickly to the university and to each other.




ALUMNI PROFILE:

Social Change Through Spit and Thumb Socks As chief operating officer of DoSomething.org, Aria Finger, AB '05, dreams up innovative and effective ways to engage youth in social causes.​

ALUMNI PROFILE:

Building Homes, Rebuilding Communities After Superstorm Sandy left many major East Coast cities underwater and upturned, Adria Crutchfield, AB '03, positioned herself at the center of the recovery efforts.

ALUMNI PROFILE:

Humor Helps Alum Hit His Stride Communications consultant Steve Hughes, MBA '93, helps audiences become better (and maybe even funnier) speakers.

MY WASHINGTON:

Making the “Sunday/Monday” Connection Carol and George Bauer have lived by example, working hard, caring for family and community, and sharing their successes to assist others.

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