After a big gift from one of its most famous graduates, Washington University’s engineering school will have a new name soon: the James McKelvey School of Engineering.
The donation will fund more engineering scholarships, faculty recruitment and give the school an unconstrained endowment to invest in future needs as research and technology evolves. The amount of the donation was undisclosed.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. • Southern Illinois University's School of Medicine is launching a new program to train doctors on how to care for patients with cancer and blood disorders, which officials hope will improve patient access to doctors and experimental treatments.
The university's oncology-hematology fellowship program is set to begin July 1 in Springfield. Memorial Medical Center and its parent organization, Memorial Health System, are the program's main financial backers.