Who Knew WashU? 10.24.18

Who Knew WashU? 10.24.18

Question: During World War II, which activities were suspended on campus?
Who Knew WashU? 9.26.18

Who Knew WashU? 9.26.18

Question: How long did the 1904 Olympics, held on what’s now known as the Danforth Campus, last?
Who Knew WashU? 9.19.18

Who Knew WashU? 9.19.18

Question: Barry Commoner, who was a university biologist and leader in the environmental movement, helped conduct the St. Louis Baby Tooth Survey, begun in 1958. How many teeth were collected in that effort?
Who Knew WashU? 9.5.18

Who Knew WashU? 9.5.18

Question: Why is the student residential area known as the “South 40”?
Who Knew WashU? 8.1.18

Who Knew WashU? 8.1.18

Question: In what year did daily chapel services on campus end, replaced by a weekly lecture by lay people? 
Who Knew WashU? 7.11.18

Who Knew WashU? 7.11.18

Question: Which iconic jazz artist received an honorary degree from the university?
Who Knew WashU? 6.27.18

Who Knew WashU? 6.27.18

Question: How many Washington University student-athletes have become NCAA individual champions?
Who Knew WashU 6.13.18

Who Knew WashU 6.13.18

Question: Many WashU students and alumni have started their own businesses. What did young alum Andrew Glantz help create while still a student here? 
Who Knew WashU? 5.16.18

Who Knew WashU? 5.16.18

Question: In what year did Walter Moran Farmer become the first African-American to earn a degree from Washington University?