Who Knew WashU?

Question: The universitywide Commencement ceremony took place May 20. What color of tassels and velvet hoods signifies students graduating from the School of Law?

Answer: C) Academic regalia differs based on the level of degree as well as the particular school. Students earning degrees from the School of Law have purple tassels on their caps as well as purple edging on the velvet hoods. Learn more about graduates’ dress on the Commencement website.


Congrats to this week’s winner, staff member Jordan Crean, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!


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Class of 2022

Committed to academic excellence, service and their fellow students, the 3,400 members of the Class of 2022 have achieved so much during their years at Washington University in St. Louis — and all during a devastating pandemic. Class Acts, our annual celebration of outstanding graduates, shares the journeys and accomplishments of 13 students who exemplify the best of WashU.

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Synapse volunteers help children with cerebral palsy build strength, have fun

Washington University senior Addie Avery is a leader of Synapse, the student neuroscience club, which takes part in a program to help children with cerebral palsy build strength and flexibility while having fun.


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