Who Knew WashU?

Question: The WashU student chapter of the national Food Recovery Network (FRN) works with Dining Services to recover food and share it with local shelters. In the 2022-23 academic year FRN, with assistance from Burning Kumquat, which grows produce on campus, delivered how many pounds of food to those in need? 

Answer: D) 730 pounds. Learn more about the effort.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Katherine Brown, a staff member at the School of Medicine, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

Campus and community news

Three juniors selected as Goldwater Scholars

Three WashU students have received the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious award that honors students who conduct research in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. The winners, all juniors, are Makenna Fluegel, Aidan Li and Sean Wang.

The hidden river

The Mississippi River defines St. Louis, shaping its life and culture. But today, for many St. Louisans, that connection has been broken, says Derek Hoeferlin, chair of landscape architecture in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis.

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