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WikiProject Washington University in St. Louis


Welcome to the WikiProject page for Washington University in St. Louis. These pages allow better collaboration for those interested in contributing to the WUSTL article series on Wikipedia. Please feel free to browse; we would be happy if you would contribute!




Great article examples:

--Lmbstl 09:21, 7 February 2007 (UTC)

Quality scale for articles

Please see the Wikipedia article quality scale; it is a good reference point.

Deletion of Washington University Student Union

The article Washington University Student Union is up for deletion. Unless it can be significantly improved, I have voted that it be merged with the "Campus Life" article. The discussion and voting is taking place here. --Lmbstl (talk) 03:44, 17 March 2008 (UTC)


How can I contribute to this project
How can I contribute to this project ?

If you are reading this, then you proably know something about WUSTL . . . we welcome your contributions! If you're new to Wikipedia, have a look at the following:

If you're looking for something to do involving the WUSTL article series, there's a list of articles to the right. Also, look for tags such as {{cleanup}} and {{unreferenced}} to guide your contributions to the articcle series. Finally, if you're a good photographer, have a look at the image requests below.

And remember, always provide sources for your edits.


Things to do for the WUSTL WikiProject

This area is for contributions to managing the WUSTL series. To contribute content to WUSTL articles, please see the "to-do" list to the right.

Articles need to be rated. Addditionally, the "to-do" lists of each article should be populated in order to guide edits. --Lmbstl 10:06, 18 February 2007 (UTC)

The Washington University in St. Louis WikiProject is in its infancy, so suggestions and additions of content are welcome. --Lmbstl 07:42, 25 January 2007 (UTC)


Project goals
WP:WUSTL project goals

Current goal

Organize and collect all Wikipedia pages relating to WUSTL in order to

  1. encourage members interested in contributing/editing WUSTL articles to work through these pages, so we can combine our efforts
  2. make all WUSTL pages accessible through this page using category listings, so the entire sccope is visible to everyone
  3. make all article to-do lists and tasks available from one place, so contributors can choose their area of specialty
  4. centralize information/image/edit requests for all WUSTL series pages, so requests can be publicized and quickly fulfilled

Intermediate goal

Bring WUSTL article series to a respectable standard, where information about WUSTL is reliable and of sufficient scope

Ultimate goal

Bring the Washington University in St. Louis article to featured article status.


Image Requests

  • Anheuser-Bush Hall (Law Building)
  • Charles F. Knight Executive Education Center
  • George Warren Brown School of Social Work Building
  • Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum (this might make an interesting photo study)
  • Francis Field
  • Queeny Tower in the Medical campus (requested by Astuishin)
  • West Campus Building
  • Image of coat of arms

Orphan WU Images These are orphan images related to GT. Feel free to use them in WU-related articles. Be sure to add WU-related images you upload to Category:Washington University in St. Louis so that they can be added to this list and/or used.


Available images

Many thanks to Bai Li Min for some great shots which he gave permission to use. --Lmbstl 12:34, 25 January 2007 (UTC)

Click HERE to see/edit a gallery of WUSTL images available for use in WUSTL articles



Article assessment statistics

Table of articles

Explanation of article grading system


Templates in Use
Templates in the WUSTL series

User templates

If you attend or have attended Washington University, you can add this template to your userpage:

{{User WUSTL}}
to display the following userbox on your userpage:
WUBrookr.JPGThis user attends or attended
Washington University in St. Louis

This will also add your page to: Category:Wikipedians by alma mater: Washington University in St. Louis

If you are a part of the WUSTL WikiProject, you can add this template to your userpage:

{{User WUSTLproject}}

to display the following userbox on your userpage:

This will also add you to: Category:WikiProject Washington University in St. Louis participants

WikiProject templates

  • {{WikiProject United States|WUSL=yes|WUSL-importance=}}
This template should be placed on all article talk pages in the WUSTL article series; doing so will automatically add the article to the category Category:WikiProject Washington University in St. Louis articles.
This template should be placed on article talk pages of noteworthy people.
This can be added to a user's talk page to invite him/her to the WUSTL WikiProject
  • {{Shortcut|[[WP:WUSTL]]}}
This creates the WP:WUSTL shortcut box on a page

Templates used in the WUSTL article series

  • {{WUSTL}} - Article series nav box


WP:WUSTL project participants

Anyone who can assist in developing the article series, please add your name:

  • Astuishin (talk · contribs) - To contribute to the history and research sections of the page
  • Bancham (talk · contribs) - Class of 2010 provide information on student life of and residence halls
  • Nagrawal (talk · contribs) - Class of 2010 Biology/PNP major. provide information on student life of and residence halls. Also once school year starts can take pictures of requested places around campus.
  • Barfooz (talk · contribs) - I can contribute pictures and copyedit/verify the information produced by others
  • Cazador (talk · contribs) - Hoping to develop an easier to read and more developed WUSTL article that draws people to learn more about the school
  • Chrestomanci (talk · contribs) - Class of 2007, I'd like to contribute what I can before I graduate. Love to take pictures, I'm also happy to research and write. I'll be fairly busy until April 7th, but after that I will have more time.
  • Lmbstl (talk · contribs) - Since I am working on finishing a degree at WUSTL, I have to limit my time on here. I would like to contribute to organizing and managing both the expansion and improvement of the WUSTL series.
  • Minbaili (talk · contribs) - I can provide pictures, information, etc.
  • Oren0 (talk · contribs) - A BS-MS candidate in Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering at WUSTL.
  • Shubinator (talk · contribs) - I'll contribute where I can. I'd be happy to proofread, edit, and check sources.
  • HitenP13 (talk · contribs) - Class of 2009 alumni, can help with details about student life/activities, events that occurred there from 2005-2009, and whatever else I may know.
  • wustl_ajr (talk · contribs) - Librarian at Olin Library, working to increase WU involvement and visibility with wikipedia.


Current collaboration

This section attempts to focus members on one article in order to give it a concentrated effort at improvement.

Next period's nominees:


Articles to work on

Articles to work on

About this section . . .

The goal is to bring articles from the bottom of the list to the top of the list. Once an article reaches Stage 4, we can focus on bringing it to Stage 5: featured article quality.

Click on the "to do" link beside each article to see its list of tasks. There is also a link to each article's talk page.

Stage 5: Featured articles

None yet . . .

Stage 4: Articles of adequate length needing expansion and/or improvement
Stage 3: Articles needing expansion, cleanup, and references
Stage 2.5: Articles that are painful to read and need improvement
Stage 2: Stubs and very short articles
Stage 1: Requests and ideas for future articles
South 40 (Washington University)


Categories of the WUSTL series

This section and its category listings serve to make all WUSTL pages accessible through this page, so the entire scope of the WUSTL series is visible to everyone. Please add pages to the correct category when appropriate.

Article series categories

User categories

WikiProject WUSTL categories


See Also
See also. . .