Spring 2009
Scholarships Open a World of Opportunities
Scholarship donors recognize the fundamental influence of education on young lives; recipients appreciate the opportunities and use them to fulfill their potential.
To Conrol Cancer's Spread
Medical Professor Helen Piwnica-Worms’ discoveries on how cells divide and pass on genetic material are proving central to cancer research. Colleagues are now testing ways to stop damaged cells from dividing.
The Perfect Gathering Place
The University opened the Danforth University Center on August 11, 2008. It quickly became the hub of activity.

Cycling for Hope, Housing ... Humanity
At 71, alumnus Robert Frick, a veteran of the ­banking and real estate industries, is still on the move. He recently completed a cross-country bicycle ride for Habitat for Humanity®.

Following Ancestral Footsteps
In her new memoir, alumna Gail Milissa Grant shares stories of her ancestors’ determination, grace, and perseverance during the time of “the great unknowing.”