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McKelvey School of Engineering


Bound for Beauty
15 Aug

Before publishers started mass producing books with standardized bindings, owners took their books to be bound individually according to their tastes and...

Chiura Obata, an Artist Behind Barbed Wire: 80 Years After the Incarceration
15 Aug

Chiura Obata (1885-1975) was a Japanese American painter known primarily for illustrating the West Coast landscape in works that embody his artistic...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
15 Aug

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Powder, Crinoline, Beasts, Gremlins: Fairytale Subjects in Illustration
15 Aug

Fairytales were a popular subject for books during the Golden Age of Illustration and continue to be so today. The emergence of the children’s book as its...

Stories From World War II
15 Aug

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Through the Scope: A Small History of Microscopy
15 Aug

The invention of the microscope revealed the invisible and enabled new fields of biomedical research. Explore a small history of microscopy, from Robert...

Drop In Session: Local History Open House
17 Aug

An open session for faculty interested in learning more about the archives, and ways to incorporate local history into their courses. A selection of St....

Local History Open House
17 Aug

Washington University faculty are invited to an open house to learn more about the archives and ways to incorporate local history into their courses. A...

WUSM Farmers Market
18 Aug

The Office of Sustainability, Operations & Facilities Management Department, and Human Resources are excited to announce the return of The School of Medicine...

Thursday, August 18 | 10:00 AM
Community Discussions: WUSM’s Commitment to Anti-Racism Statement
18 Aug

In early 2021, the Executive Faculty of Washington University School of Medicine approved a “WUSM Leadership Commitment to Anti-Racism Statement,” naming...

Thursday, August 18 | 2:00 PM
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