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    Two teams win inaugural Global Impact Award

    Biomedical engineering alumnus Nathan Brajer is the co-founder of one of the teams, ViFlex, which is aimed at providing inexpensive eyeglasses to people in developing countries.

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    Discovery Competition winners featured in Fast Company

    ViFlex, a company started by two Wash U alumni, offers low-cost eyeglass kits to people in developing countries.

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    Engineering alums team to help kids with math

    The serendipitous California convergence of two Engineering alumni is adding up to better math skills for underprivileged youth in the Bay Area.

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    Phan uses WUSTL civil engineering education to investigate disasters

    Civil engineering alumnus Long Phan, PhD, leads a team that studies the performance of structures and emergency communication procedures after a natural or mad-made disaster.

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    Washington Magazine: Building a strong foundation

    Alumnus Donald Jubel has made a substantial commitment on ­behalf of the Jubel family, through the Henry A. Jubel ­Foundation, toward the construction of a new ­facility for the School of Engineering & ­Applied Science.

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    Clear-Eyed Vision​​

    The April 2014 issue of Washington Magazine features alumna Christine Lorenz, PhD, who was recently honored with a 2014 Alumni Achievement Award and named a member of the Engineering National Council.

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    Engineering student is 100 breaststroke national champion

    Michael Lagieski, a freshman majoring in mechanical engineering, placed first at the 2014 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships.

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    Engineering Skills in a Health-Care World

    "I like things that are complex, and there are a lot of very interesting problems with health care today. I want to be involved someday in helping to fix them," says alumna Alice Ndikumana.

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    Plant-based plastics target of alumna Robertson’s research

    Megan Robertson, PhD, who earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at WUSTL, is working to develop plant-based alternatives to petroleum-based plastics, or polymers.

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    Forbes highlights startup co-founded by alumnus

    Alumnus Andy Ruben co-founded Yerdle, an online marketplace for buying and selling free goods.

 
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