Winter 2009

Visions of Promise
Professor Younan Xia works with tiny elements of nanotechnology to address some of society’s biggest concerns.
Inspired to Teach & to Learn
University students, faculty, and administrators make efforts to help young people in St. Louis reach their educational potential.
Wit & Wisdom of Washington University
The editor of The Yale Book of Quotations shares famous quotes expressed by those affiliated with the University.
A Thirst for Basketball and Business
Tapping marketing skills early on, alumnus and former beer executive Don Blaustein helped bring back men’s basketball to the University nearly 30 years ago.
Living in Hope
Touched deeply by her own experiences with lung cancer, alumna Lori Hope wrote an affirmative book on how to talk with those battling cancer.
His Life Is a Circus
Alumnus Joel Emery brings big joy to area families as executive director of Circus Flora.