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?

Who Knew WashU? 11.29.16

Question: Which Washington University professor, past or present, was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine?

Who Knew WashU? 11.15.16

Question: How long are the newly planted Chinkapin oak trees along historic Oak Allee, the path connecting Brookings Quadrangle to Graham Chapel, expected to live?

Who Knew WashU? 11.8.16

Question: Since 2009, when the university became the first in the nation to ban the sale of plastic single-use water bottles, how have sales of bottled beverages changed at Washington University?
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