Who Knew WashU? 3.21.17

Question: Which former professor left behind a pastel-pink typewriter upon leaving the university?

Who Knew WashU? 3.7.17

Question: An iconic photographer’s documentation of Japanese internment during World War II at a northern California camp was displayed a few years ago in the Kemper Art Museum alongside Japanese painter Chiura Obata’s work on the same subject. Who was the photographer?

Who Knew WashU? 2.28.17

Question: During February 2016, by how much did Washington University student residential colleges reduce electricity consumption during the Green Cup Competition?

Who Knew WashU? 2.21.17

Question: In honor of George Washington’s birthday, we ask this question: Outside of which building on the Danforth Campus can you find a tree directly descended from one of Washington’s trees, originally found on his Mount Vernon estate?

Who Knew WashU? 2.14.17

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we offer a romantic trivia question: How many weddings, on average, take place in Graham Chapel every year?

Who Knew WashU? 2.7.17

Question: This month marks 54 years since which milestone in Washington University history?

Who Knew WashU? 1.31.17

Question: Which famous musician performed at Washington University for a student dance in the 1950s?

Who Knew WashU? 1.24.17

Question: Which campus group is the university’s largest student-run organization dedicated to community service?

Who Knew WashU? 1.17.17

Question: Many distinguished individuals have given Assembly Series lectures on campus over the years. Which of the following spoke during the Assembly Series’ first decade (1953-63)?

Who Knew WashU? 12.6.16

Question: Which chancellor’s face appeared for a time on the Brookings Hall clock?
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