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?
Who Knew WashU? 7.31.19

Who Knew WashU? 7.31.19

Question: What was McMillan Hall before it became a classroom building?
Who Knew WashU? 7.9.19

Who Knew WashU? 7.9.19

Question: The copy of the Declaration of Independence on display in Olin Library originated in what colony?
Who Knew WashU? 6.5.19

Who Knew WashU? 6.5.19

Question: The Field House witnessed the final game of what major-league sports team in 1960?
Who Knew WashU? 5.15.19

Who Knew WashU? 5.15.19

Question: In what year did U.S. Army Gen. George Marshall, author of what became known as the Marshall Plan, which helped rebuild European countries after World War II, deliver the Commencement address at Washington University?
Who Knew WashU? 5.1.19

Who Knew WashU? 5.1.19

Question: The universitywide Commencement ceremony will take place May 17. On that day, what color of tassels and velvet hoods signifies students graduating from the McKelvey School of Engineering?
Who Knew WashU? 4.10.19

Who Knew WashU? 4.10.19

Question: Thurtene, the oldest student-run carnival in the United States, returns to campus this weekend. It has operated without interruption as Thurtene since 1935 except for one year. In which year did the carnival not take place?
Who Knew WashU? 3.27.19

Who Knew WashU? 3.27.19

Question: From 2008-2018, how many companies were founded by Washington University undergraduate alumni?
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