An Advocate for the Children

Neonatologist F. Sessions Cole leads the Division of Newborn Medicine at the School of Medicine. In this capacity, he is responsible for some 10,000 babies a year.

Simply the Best, Again!
The women's basketball team became the second women's team in NCAA history to win four consecutive championships.

Finding Solutions for Pollution
Jay Turner, associate professor of chemical and civil engineering, is researching airborne particles and air pollution, as well as researching innovative programs to treat wastewater.

Creating Without Boundaries
Joan Hall, the Kenneth E. Hudson Professor of Art, is inspired by a sense of journey. In her paper- and printmaking, she uses the natural beauty of the sea as a backdrop for her imagery.

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

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

Viewpoint Genetics Professor Robert H. Waterson discusses the completion of sequencing the human genome.





A Visit with Ruth May Markus

Ruth May Markus ("Kay Morton"), B.S. '38, was a pioneer in the broadcasting field. At 84, she is still full of zest, leading the Lebanon (Illinois) Woman's Club and teaching others to read.

Treating Alzheimer's: A Researcher's Dream
Biochemist William H. Frey II, A.B. '69, is the director of the Alzheimer's Research Center at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota, researching new ways to deliver drugs to the brain.

Serving the Children
Janey Gilkey, O.T. '55, has traveled the globe working with children with disabilities. She has spent the last 18 years in Brunei.

Lasting Lessons Three alumni describe their favorite teachers.

My Washington A true story of love and dedication: Gordon and Susie Philpott.

Alumni Activities Schools honor business, engineering, and architecture alumni; JAZZ-man Ken Burns meets with Eliot Society; former Dean Robert Virgil presented with the 2001 "Search" Award.

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

Alumni Profiles Short stories on alumni.