Who Knew WashU? 11.14.18

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?

Who Knew WashU? 11.7.18

Question: Irma Rombauer, who attended Washington University for a time, wrote and published which best-selling cookbook? 

Who Knew WashU? 10.24.18

Question: During World War II, which activities were suspended on campus?

Who Knew WashU? 9.26.18

Question: How long did the 1904 Olympics, held on what’s now known as the Danforth Campus, last?

Who Knew WashU? 9.19.18

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?

Who Knew WashU? 9.5.18

Question: Why is the student residential area known as the “South 40”?

Who Knew WashU? 8.1.18

Question: In what year did daily chapel services on campus end, replaced by a weekly lecture by lay people? 

Who Knew WashU? 7.11.18

Question: Which iconic jazz artist received an honorary degree from the university?

Who Knew WashU? 6.27.18

Question: How many Washington University student-athletes have become NCAA individual champions?
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