WashU alumni in the news

Washington University alumni are creators, leaders, and problem-solvers. We’ve collected a few stories that showcase their remarkable talents and ideas.

The power of a city

The power of a city

A new study led by the School of Medicine has found a link between consuming sugary drinks and an increased risk of colorectal cancer among women under 50. The findings could help explain the rising rates of colorectal cancer among younger adults.

Get the news you want.

There are publications for alumni and friends at every level of the university. Check out this list of publications to read or subscribe to the sources that matter to you.

Universitywide publications

Washington magazine
WashU’s print and digital magazine for alumni, parents, friends, and the campus community

The Source
WashU’s online news home

The Record
WashU’s daily digital newsletter, featuring the latest research and campus news

The Spirit of Washington University
University Advancement’s newsletter for donors and friends of the university

University Advancement’s monthly digest of the latest campus headlines

School-specific publications

The Ampersand
A weekly email newsletter covering people and research in Arts & Sciences

Brown School Newsletter
An email digest of the latest happenings in the Brown School

Engineering Momentum magazine
The McKelvey School of Engineering’s print and digital magazine

McKelvey School of Engineering newsletter
A monthly email digest of the latest happenings in the McKelvey School of Engineering

Olin Business magazine
Olin Business School’s annual print alumni magazine

Always Olin
A monthly newsletter sent to Olin Business School alumni

Olin Business Insights
A bimonthly email covering research at Olin Business School and its impact on the world

Sam Fox School newsletter
A weekly digest of the latest happenings and alumni news from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Art

School of Law class notes
Read updates from old classmates

Outlook magazine
The School of Medicine’s print and digital magazine


Honoring our distinguished leaders

Each year, WashU and the schools recognize outstanding members of our community who exemplify university values and left an imprint on the world.