Offering Hope
for Children Suffering from Sickle Cell Disease

Assistant Professor Michael DeBaun and a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals care for area children with sickle cell disease, while researching ways to improve their quality of life.

Scholarship Grows by Millions

St. Louis-based Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company donates $25 million to Washington University to endow scholarships.

In Light of Tragedy: Words Comfort, Educate, Explain

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton addresses the University after the September 11 attacks. Faculty members Carol S. North and Victor T. Le Vine comment on the psychological and historical significance.


Exploring Women's Studies

After three decades of growth and gathering of support from a broad spectrum of faculty, the Women's Studies Program is leading the discussion of global feminist and gender issues in the new century.

Students Add Service First to Schedules

"Service First" is a special event that introduces first-year students to volunteerism. Working at area elementary schools, WU students help prepare classrooms and playgrounds for a new academic year.


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

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

Washington Viewpoint: English Professor Wayne Fields comments on America's war on terrorism.




Building a Biobelt

Robert J. Calcaterra, D.Sc. '72, leads the Nidus Center for Scientific Enterprise—a St. Louis business incubator helping develop start-ups and companies in the life sciences.

Living at Fiction's Door

Author Elizabeth Graver, M.F.A.W. '90, opens the door on her fiction by unlocking dreams and fantasies, and by revealing the mysteries of everyday minutia.

My Washington Harvey A. and Dorismae (A.B '42) Friedman work modestly to help St. Louis institutions prosper—among those benefiting is the School of Medicine's Center for Aging.

Alumni Activities Distinguished alumni awards; alumni travel; University Web-site information.

Alumni Profiles Short stories on alumni.

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