MAGAZINE CONTENTS • Fall 2001 ALUMNI NEWS CONTENTS • Fall 2001

 

Danforth Scholars Reach Across Generations

Created to pay tribute to William H. and Elizabeth Gray Danforth and their lives of service, the Danforth Scholars program attracts students with exceptional qualities of character.

Of Bats and Men

Nobuo Suga, professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, has spent more than three decades investigating the auditory system of bats. His research might have implications for the human nervous system.

Courting International Justice

Leila Nadya Sadat, professor of law, is working toward building a permanent international criminal court—in hopes of prosecuting, and possibly preventing, international atrocities.

Brave New Course

Glenn Stone, associate professor of anthropology in Arts & Sciences, created a cross-disciplinary offering with Ralph Quantrano, professor of biology, to teach students about the many issues associated with genetically modified crops.

Frontrunners Short takes on WU's community of great minds and great ideas.

Washington Spirit: James E. McLeod A series spotlighting key faculty and staff who help make this great University run.

 

 

 

 

 

Washington University: Now and Forever

Each year, former undergraduates return to campus during Commencement weekend to celebrate Reunion.

The Way Things Were

Jim Fox, A.B. '43, writes about what it was like to be a student at Washington University in the early 1940s.

Strengthening Jewish Ties

Escaping the Holocaust, Hans Mayer , B.S.B.A. '57, M.S.W. '61, and his family made a new start in the United States with the support of others. Because of this early experience, Mayer has focused his life's work on building a strong Jewish community.

Lasting Lessons Three alumni describe their favorite teachers.

My Washington Floyd E. Crowder, A.B. '55, J.D. '57, is a pillar of his hometown community, Columbia, Illinois.

Alumni Activities Arts & Sciences and School of Medicine alumni honored for achievements; the Alumni and Parents Program asks for volunteer support; more on alumni online services.

Alumni Profiles Short stories on alumni.

ClassMates Brief items to keep your classmates informed about important changes in your lives.