Who Knew WashU? 3.20.18

Question: On the heels of St. Patrick’s Day, we ask: University Libraries has a collection of papers from what famous Irish writer and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature?

Who Knew WashU? 2.27.18

Question: Which of the following is former chancellor and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Arthur Holly Compton credited with inventing?

Who Knew WashU? 2.20.18

Question: A sculpture honoring the university’s (and St. Louis’) role in hosting the 1904 Olympic Games will be installed on the Danforth Campus later this year. Which of the following “firsts” occurred during those games?

Who Knew WashU? 2.13.18

Question: When did Whispers, the beloved cafe in Olin Library, first open?

Who Knew WashU? 2.6.18

Question: How many glass panels make up the atrium roof of Bauer Hall?

Who Knew WashU? 1.30.18

Question: Black Anthology, a student-produced show celebrating African-American culture that also raises issues important to black students, took place last weekend. When was Black Anthology founded on campus?

Who Knew WashU? 12.12.17

Question: Which distinguished architect designed Steinberg Hall?

Who Knew WashU? 12.5.17

Question: Washington University has a thriving doctoral program today. In which year did the university award its first PhD to a student?

Who Knew WashU? 11.28.17

Question: The McDonnell International Scholars Academy has 33 partner universities around the world. Which country has at least two universities in the academy?
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