Amassed over 75 years, the materials in the collection capture the historical and cultural impact of American athletics, with a special focus on the St. Louis region.
The Miriam Barr Librarianship in Jewish and Near Eastern studies recognizes namesake, a Holocaust survivor.
Gift from longtime WashU benefactors establishes program to advance promising drug targets into early clinical trials.
Each year, gifts of every size go to work immediately to bolster academic programs, research, scholarships, and much more.
A three-year, $1.5 million grant to the Social Policy Institute funded four projects aimed at building a more equitable economy for all, with a special focus on the St. Louis community.
In order to strengthen Washington University’s ability to advance lifesaving discoveries that transform heart disorders into manageable conditions, alumnus Kim Kuehner has committed $15 million to establish and endow the Kim D. Kuehner Program for Personalized Cardiovascular Medicine in the School of Medicine.
A personal connection inspired Emeritus Trustee David Farrell and his late wife, Betty, to provide generous support for Alzheimer’s disease research at Washington University. Their latest pledge brings the Farrells’ total contributions for Alzheimer’s research at the university to $10 million. The gift will provide expendable funds to further the work of faculty members who are investigating the tau protein, which has emerged as a major culprit in Alzheimer’s.
Recognizing the potential of two promising areas of research, Emeritus Trustee Philip Needleman and his wife, Sima, have made a $15 million commitment to establish two innovative centers at the School of Medicine.
During their 40 years of marriage, Rodger and Paula Riney have experienced many of life’s joys together. The founder of low-cost brokerage firm Scottrade and his wife have raised a family, built a successful business, and worked to serve the St. Louis community. They also have faced difficult challenges, including Mr. Riney’s cancer diagnosis and […]