Who Knew WashU? 12.5.17

Question: Washington University has a thriving doctoral program today. In which year did the university award its first PhD to a student?

Who Knew WashU? 11.28.17

Question: The McDonnell International Scholars Academy has 33 partner universities around the world. Which country has at least two universities in the academy?

Who Knew WashU? 11.14.17

Question: In 2013, WashU student (now engineering graduate) Molly Harrison performed in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Which activity did she showcase during the parade?

Who Knew WashU? 11.7.17

Question: Massive amounts of dirt were excavated from in front of Brookings Hall early in the east end construction project. To put the figure in perspective, roughly how many Starbucks Venti coffee cups could be filled with that dirt?

Who Knew WashU? 10.31.17

It’s time for a Halloween-inspired question: Which Washington University building is rumored to be haunted?

Who Knew WashU? 10.24.17

Question: A time capsule was removed from a cornerstone of Francis Gymnasium on Oct. 25, 2014. In what year was this time capsule installed?

Who Knew WashU? 10.17.17

Question: How many new academic buildings will be added to the Danforth Campus when the east end transformation is complete?

Who Knew WashU? 10.10.17

Question: In what year did the annual campus event Safe Trick-or-Treat begin at WashU?

Who Knew WashU? 10.3.17

Question: Which WashU alum co-wrote the spooky film “Ghostbusters”?

Who Knew WashU? 9.26.17

Question: Many alumni have explored the world after their time at Washington University. What did graduates Thomas Allen and William Sachtleben use to travel the world on a three-year post-graduation trip in the late 1800s?
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