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?
Question: How many panes of glass, combined, make up the Schnuck Pavilion and the Sumers Welcome Center?
Question: When Andrew D. Martin became chancellor this year, he also became the second alumnus to lead Washington University in its 166-year history. Who was the first?
Question: How many WashU students have received Rhodes Scholarships, one of the world’s most prestigious academic honors?
Question: How much concrete did the new buildings constructed on the east end of the Danforth Campus require?
Question: Ginkgo Allée is a corridor of trees on the east side of Olin Library whose leaves turn bright yellow in the fall. How old are the largest trees in Ginkgo Allée?
Question: First-year students experienced a nine-day orientation program, known as Bear Beginnings, this year. It includes Convocation, immersive experiences and much more. But decades ago, orientation looked a little different. Which of these activities used to be part of orientation?
Question: What is the oldest residential college on the South 40?
Question: What was McMillan Hall before it became a classroom building?
Question: The copy of the Declaration of Independence on display in Olin Library originated in what colony?