Which university building, whose cornerstone was laid in May 1901, is named after a businessman who helped open a preparatory school for the university?
A) Brookings Hall
B) Cupples Hall I
C) Eads Hall
D) Wilson Hall
B) Cupples Hall I. Samuel Cupples, a St. Louis merchant, worked with Calvin Woodward, a mathematics professor, to establish a Manual Training School, the first of its kind, based on the philosophy of Rousseau and Benjamin Franklin.
Congrats to this week’s winner, Mary Coyle, who works in the Department of Radiology at the School of Medicine and will receive an ‘I Knew WashU’ luggage tag!
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