Who Knew WashU? 5.27.20

Who Knew WashU? 5.27.20

Question: In honor of Memorial Day, which Washington University building was donated as a gift in memory of an alumnus who died while serving in World War I?
Who Knew WashU? 2.26.20

Who Knew WashU? 2.26.20

Question: The university’s independent student newspaper, Student Life, has been a part of campus for a long time. What year was this publication established?
Who Knew WashU? 2.12.20

Who Knew WashU? 2.12.20

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?
Who Knew WashU? 1.22.20

Who Knew WashU? 1.22.20

Question: How many panes of glass, combined, make up the Schnuck Pavilion and the Sumers Welcome Center?
Who Knew WashU? 12.11.19

Who Knew WashU? 12.11.19

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?
Who Knew WashU? 11.13.19

Who Knew WashU? 11.13.19

Question: How many WashU students have received Rhodes Scholarships, one of the world’s most prestigious academic honors?
Who Knew WashU? 10.30.19

Who Knew WashU? 10.30.19

Question: How much concrete did the new buildings constructed on the east end of the Danforth Campus require?
Who Knew WashU? 10.15.19

Who Knew WashU? 10.15.19

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?
Who Knew WashU? 9.11.19

Who Knew WashU? 9.11.19

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?
Who Knew WashU? 8.21.19

Who Knew WashU? 8.21.19

Question: What is the oldest residential college on the South 40?
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