Who Knew WashU? 11.18.20

Who Knew WashU? 11.18.20

Question: WashU 1992 alum Col. Robert Behnken is a NASA astronaut who most recently served as joint operations commander on the SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission. How many spacewalks has Behnken completed?
Who Knew WashU? 11.4.20

Who Knew WashU? 11.4.20

Question: Washington University’s Mail & Receiving Services are an important part of on-campus living. How many pieces of incoming U.S. Postal Service mail does Mail Services collect, process and distribute each year?
Who Knew WashU? 10.21.20

Who Knew WashU? 10.21.20

Question: Charles M. Rice won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this month for work he conducted while on the School of Medicine faculty. What was the medical advancement that warranted the Nobel?
Who Knew WashU? 10.7.20

Who Knew WashU? 10.7.20

Question: In past election cycles, Washington University has regularly served as the host for a debate. Which of these debates held on campus had the most viewers?
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?
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