Who Knew WashU? 9.23.20

Who Knew WashU? 9.23.20

Question: The university has made a number of changes in response to COVID-19 to keep faculty, staff and students safe this year. How many study cubbies have been installed on the Danforth Campus?
Who Knew WashU? 8.26.20

Who Knew WashU? 8.26.20

Question: The first woman to be appointed U.S. poet laureate served on the faculty at WashU. Who was she?
Who Knew WashU? 8.12.20

Who Knew WashU? 8.12.20

Question: When was the Danforth University Center formally dedicated?
Who Knew WashU? 7.29.20

Who Knew WashU? 7.29.20

Question: One of the impressive new spaces that opened last fall is Kuehner Court in the Sam Fox School. How many different plant species make up the 30-foot green wall?
Who Knew WashU? 7.8.20

Who Knew WashU? 7.8.20

Question: University Libraries boasts a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence, known as a Southwick broadside. How many copies of it exist today?
Who Knew WashU? 6.24.20

Who Knew WashU? 6.24.20

Question: In what year was what’s now called the Department of African and African-American Studies in Arts & Sciences established?
Who Knew WashU? 6.10.20

Who Knew WashU? 6.10.20

Question: Which artist created “Cosmic Filaments,” an iridescent work commissioned for permanent display in the Kemper Art Museum lobby, which reopened last fall?
Who Knew WashU? 5.27.20

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?
Who Knew WashU? 2.26.20

Who Knew WashU? 2.26.20

Question: The university’s independent student newspaper, Student Life, has been a part of campus for a long time. What year was this publication established?
Who Knew WashU? 2.12.20

Who Knew WashU? 2.12.20

Question: The nation will celebrate the birthday of George Washington, the university’s namesake, on Monday, Feb. 17. But after whom was the university originally named?
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