Who Knew WashU?


Question: Which WashU alumnus won multiple Emmy and Peabody awards for his interviews with John Lewis, Bayard Rustin and other civil rights leaders? 

Answer: C) Henry Hampton, whose company Blackside Inc. produced the landmark civil rights documentary “Eyes on the Prize,” featuring Lewis and many others. The Henry Hampton Collection is housed at University Libraries.


Congrats to this week’s winner, Maria Carroll, a nurse in neurology at the School of Medicine, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!


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Gonzalez honored by ‘Diverse: Issues In Higher Education’

Anna Gonzalez, vice chancellor for student affairs at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected as one of 40 women making a difference in higher education by “Diverse: Issues In Higher Education,” a leading publication that covers diversity news in colleges and universities. 

2023: The year in video

Every year, the multimedia team at Washington University chronicles the beauty of campus, the impact of faculty research and the spirit of students. The Record looks back at some of 2023’s highlights.


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