A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Wednesday, October 20

A Day in the Life
20 Oct

The portability of miniature books makes them perfect for carrying and using throughout daily life. A large portion of the Julian and Hope Edison Collection...

Exhibit: Transnational Framings: German Visual Culture in the Age of Nationalism
20 Oct

The exhibition Transnational Framings: German Visual Culture in the Age of Nationalism, 1848-1919, demonstrates how mass-produced, illustrated media from...

Joy Williams: Honored Guest
20 Oct

The Washington University Libraries acquired the Joy Williams Papers in 2017, a significant milestone for its Modern Literature Collection. Williams is one...

Li Yuexi 李月溪(1881-1946), Telebiao 特勒驃, Stone relief rubbing taken from the Six Horses of Zhao Mausoleum 昭陵六骏
20 Oct

Legendary: Horses and Classical Chinese Literature is an exhibition inspired by Chinese culture and literature highlighting essential works from the East...

Moving Magic: Movable Books in the Rare Books Collections
20 Oct

Though many consider pop-up books to be for children, books with moving parts have been around for centuries and encompass all genres. The Rare Book...

Trauma, Incarceration and Ability to Learn
20 Oct

Rediscovering Learning as An Adult The Prison Education Project at Washington University in St. Louis is excited to announce its inaugural Maggie Garb...

Wednesday, October 20 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
BearFit Barre Fusion
20 Oct

WashU Rec is hosting in person outdoor BearFit classes on Level 3 of the Snow Way parking garage. Class spaces are limited and all participants need to...

Open October 2021
20 Oct

OpenRefine is a powerful open source tool to deal with messy data by running a small server on your computer and interacting with the program on a web...

Wednesday, October 20 | 1:00 PM
Virtual Event
Big Ideas Competition 2022
20 Oct

The Big Ideas Program supports novel and innovative projects that are clinically relevant, technically feasible, and operationally sustainable with a grant...

80th Historia Medica Lecture: ‘Longevity for the World: Self and the Social Body in Early Modern China’
20 Oct

Self-perfection and immortality are central to understanding Chinese medical history, but He Bian (Ch. 邊和), associate professor of History and East Asian...

Wednesday, October 20 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Rational Thoughts in Neural Codes
20 Oct

Complex behaviors are often driven by an internal model, which integrates sensory information over time and facilitates long-term planning to reach...

Wednesday, October 20 | 4:00 PM
The Science of Living with Purpose
20 Oct

Patrick Hill investigates the effects of living purposefully on health, wealth, and wellness – and how to maintain one’s purpose through life’s...

Wednesday, October 20 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Faculty Book Talk: Henry I. Schvey
20 Oct

Join us as Professor Henry I. Schvey (Drama and Comparative Literature) discusses his latest book Blue Song: St. Louis in the Life and Work of Tennessee...

Wednesday, October 20 | 4:30 PM
Virtual Event
Faculty Book Talk: Jake Rosenfeld
20 Oct

HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Jake Rosenfeld, professor of sociology, discusses his latest book, “You’re Paid What You’re Worth: And Other Myths of the Modern...

Wednesday, October 20 | 4:30 PM
Virtual Event
BearFit Box & Burn
20 Oct

WashU Rec is hosting in person outdoor BearFit classes on Level 3 of the Snow Way parking garage. Class spaces are limited and all participants need to...

BearFit Vinyasa Yoga
20 Oct

WashU Rec is hosting in person outdoor BearFit classes on Level 3 of the Snow Way parking garage. Class spaces are limited and all participants need to...

Wednesday, October 20