The University of Missouri-St. Louis said the gift is the largest in the university's 42-year history.
Tests Monday and Wednesday showed Jade, a 23-month-old Asian elephant at the St. Louis Zoo, had herpesviral DNA, which can be fatal. The zoo said they began treating her immediately with anti-viral medication.
A bill that provides prosecutors the option of seeking life without parole for those who rape or sodomize a child will go to vote once more in the Senate before moving to the House.
Attorneys will make closing arguments, then the jury will get the case involving Owen Welty, one of the youngest people ever tried as an adult in Missouri.