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Events

Thursday, February 20

Interfaith Week
20 Feb

Sponsored by the Office for Religious, Spiritual and Ethical Life. View a full listing of events. Event of note: The Rabbi Ferdinand Isserman Lecture:...

Thursday, February 20 | 12:00 AM
Long-term Care Insurance Informational Sessions
20 Feb

Explore the topic of long-term care insurance to see if this type of coverage should be part of your financial planning. Register by calling 800-230-3398 or...

Thursday, February 20 | 9:00 AM
"Gastric Cancer Burden in the United States"
20 Feb

Elena Martinez, Sam W. Walton Endowed Chair for Cancer Research at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center presents: "Gastric Cancer Burden in the United...

'Culturally Conscious Communication'
20 Feb

Investigate how unconscious biases can shape the direction of interactions among a care team and learn strategies to combat these biases to improve equity of...

Webinar: Understanding Debt and the Mortgage Process
20 Feb

Attend this webinar to learn how to take control of debt and navigate the mortgage process. Our goal is to bring financial education to employees even if...

Thursday, February 20 | 12:00 PM
Physics Theory Seminar
20 Feb

Evan Grohs, of the University of California/LANL, will present.

Thursday, February 20 | 3:00 PM
'Academic-Industry Drug Discovery Partnerships' at Venture Café
20 Feb

This month at ICTS Precision Medicine Thursdays, Saint Louis University researchers David Grigg and Fran Sverdrup will discuss their experiences with...

Thursday, February 20 | 4:00 PM
University Shield
20 Feb

Washington University Institute for Public Health, Human Trafficking Collaborative Network and National Council of Jewish Women St. Louis jointly offer...

Thursday, February 20 | 4:00 PM
'Figuring Difference in Modern Japanese Literature: The Case for Quantitative Reasoning'
20 Feb

This talk makes the case for the value of quantitative reasoning in the study of modern Japanese literature. The impulse to reason about literary history...

Thursday, February 20 | 4:00 PM
'Growth and Spread: Spatial Dynamics of an Invasive Species'
20 Feb

Living Earth Collaborative/Evolution, Ecology & Population Biology Seminar featuring Kelley Erickson, Missouri Botanical Garden.

Thursday, February 20 | 4:00 PM
'Removing Organic Pollutants from Water Using Polymers Derived from Corn'
20 Feb

Organic micropollutants, such as pesticides and pharmaceuticals, have raised concerns about negative effects on ecosystems and human health. These compounds...

Thursday, February 20 | 4:00 PM
Chemistry Seminar: William Dichtel
20 Feb

William Dichtel, of Northwestern University, will present.

Thursday, February 20 | 4:00 PM
Growth and Spread: Spatial Dynamics of an Invasive Species-Kelley Erickson
20 Feb

Living Earth Collaborative/Evolution, Ecology & Population Biology Seminar featuring Kelley Erickson, Missouri Botanical Garden

Thursday, February 20 | 4:00 PM
Research Workshop: Telling Your Story with ArcGIS Storymaps
20 Feb

ArcGIS Storymaps is a browser-based platform for webpage creation that facilitates interactive map creation and sharing and provides a simple tool for...

'Volcanic and Tectonic Processes Across the Solar System'
20 Feb

Volcanism and tectonism are two of the leading processes that shape planetary surfaces throughout the Solar System. Volcanic activity produces planetary...

Thursday, February 20 | 4:15 PM
Long-term Care Insurance Informational Sessions
20 Feb

Explore the topic of long-term care insurance to see if this type of coverage should be part of your financial planning. Register by calling 800-230-3398 or...

Thursday, February 20 | 5:00 PM
St. Louis Academy of Mathematical Sciences annual meeting
20 Feb

The St. Louis Academy of Mathematical Sciences, a gathering of researchers in all areas of the mathematical sciences in the St. Louis region, holds its...

Thursday, February 20 | 5:00 PM
'IdeaBounce®'
20 Feb

Pitch your idea, no matter how "half-baked." Get feedback and make connections. IdeaBounce® features a networking reception with investors, founders, and...

Thursday, February 20 | 5:30 PM
Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Visiting Artist Lecture: Pablo Helguera
20 Feb

New York-based artist Pablo Helguera, the director of adult and academic programs at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, will deliver the Henry L. and...

Rabbi Ferdinand Isserman Lecture: 'Faith in Action: Working For Justice in St. Louis'
20 Feb

This year's Isserman lecture features Shima Rostami and Billie Mayo, who will share powerful stories about the intersections of their social justice work in...

Thursday, February 20 | 7:00 PM
'Designer Babies and Choosing Disabilities: Ethical Considerations of Deliberately Creating a Disabled Child by IVF'
20 Feb

Join us for the 2020 Boniuk-Tanzman Memorial Lecture on Jewish Medical Ethics by Daniel Eisenberg. Assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro...

Thursday, February 20 | 7:30 PM
Jazz at Holmes
20 Feb

Please join us for a performance featuring guitarists and Washington University faculty Bill Lenihan and Vince Varvel. Jazz at Holmes is a free weekly...

Thursday, February 20 | 8:00 PM
Visiting Hurst Professor: Rick Barot Reading
20 Feb

Visiting Hurst Professor Rick Barot has published three volumes of poetry: "The Darker Fall," "Want," which was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and...

Thursday, February 20 | 8:00 PM

Thursday, February 20