During National Entrepreneurship Month, we ask about one of the many successful women entrepreneurs from WashU. Question: Which alumna founded Nudest, a machine-learning skin tone matching software for beauty and fashion brands?
Question: Irma Rombauer, who attended Washington University for a time, wrote and published which best-selling cookbook?
Question: During World War II, which activities were suspended on campus?
Question: Who is the on-campus bistro Ibby’s named for?
Question: How long did the 1904 Olympics, held on what’s now known as the Danforth Campus, last?
Question: Barry Commoner, who was a university biologist and leader in the environmental movement, helped conduct the St. Louis Baby Tooth Survey, begun in 1958. How many teeth were collected in that effort?
Question: Why is the student residential area known as the “South 40”?
Question: In what year did daily chapel services on campus end, replaced by a weekly lecture by lay people?
Question: Which iconic jazz artist received an honorary degree from the university?
Question: How many Washington University student-athletes have become NCAA individual champions?