Fall 2009

Illuminating Jewish-Christian Conflict
Professor Hillel Kieval sheds light on the origins of 20th-century anti-Semitism by looking at 19th-century trials of Jewish defendants accused of ritual murder.

Mary Fairchild: Washington University's Forgotten Impressionist
The University’s first female faculty member, Mary Fairchild, left St. Louis for Paris and made an indelible artistic mark on both continents during her lifetime.
Cooperative Communities Reduce Crime
Professor John Owen Haley, an expert in Japanese law, and that country’s focus on cooperative behavior, works to implement a restorative-justice system in St. Louis.
Caring for a Village
Internal medicine resident Milton Ochieng and his brother Fred, a medical student at Vanderbilt University, built the first medical clinic in their home village in Kenya.
Stable Linking Technology to Transform Cancer Treatment
Alumnus Morris Rosenberg, executive vice president of process sciences at Seattle Genetics, is helping shepherd a revolutionary way to treat cancer.
Unwavering Support
As executive director of Achieving Independence Center, alumna Evelyn Jones Busby helps youth make a promising transition from foster care.
A Moving Spirit
Creating a vodka infused with caffeine and guarana, alumnus David Mandell launches The p.i.n.k. Spirits Company.