Who Knew WashU? 5.27.20

Question: In honor of Memorial Day, which Washington University building was donated as a gift in memory of an alumnus who died while serving in World War I?

A glimpse of Duncker Hall on a snowy day. (Photo: Joe Angeles/Washington University)

Answer: B) Duncker Hall, which initially housed the School of Commerce and Finance. The building was a gift from the family after Charles H. Duncker Jr. was killed while fighting in France. Duncker earned a bachelor’s degree with Phi Beta Kappa honors in 1914.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Mary Coyle, who works at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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