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Wednesday, October 27

A Day in the Life
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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...

PAD presents: 'She Kills Monsters'
27 Oct

By Qui Nguyen Directed by William Whitaker Agnes rediscovers the true character of her deceased kid sister Tilly in this delightful “Dungeons and Dragons”...

Wednesday, October 27 | 12:00 AM
Century Club Speaker Series: 'On to the Third Horizon'
27 Oct

Continuous improvement even in a global pandemic. Mark P. Taylor, Dean and Donald Danforth Jr. Distinguished Professor of Finance, John M. Olin School of...

Wednesday, October 27 | 8:00 AM
Virtual Event
Transforming Public Health: Learning From the Past, Preparing for the Future
27 Oct

As the pandemic continues, how do we recognize the value of public health for the future? How do we prepare our public health infrastructure for future...

Wednesday, October 27 | 8:30 AM
Bike tune-up smoothie bike
27 Oct

Parking & Transportation and the Office of Sustainability are hosting two free bike tune-ups & commuter fairs on the Danforth Campus. Danforth students and...

Wednesday, October 27 | 11:00 AM
smoothie bike at the bike tune-up & commuter fair
27 Oct

Danforth students and employees can enjoy a free bike tune-up, bike giveaways, free bike registration through Parking & Transportation, discounted U-Locks...

Wednesday, October 27 | 11:00 AM
BearFit Barre Fusion
27 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...

Driving Equity 2030: Inside the Brown School’s Plan for the Decade Ahead
27 Oct

The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis is excited to launch its ten-year strategic plan, Driving Equity 2030. The plan charts a bold course...

Wednesday, October 27 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Virtual Book Club: 'Medicus'
27 Oct

Join us to discuss the October book club selection, Medicus by Ruth Downie. Military doctor Gaius Petrius Ruso just wants to start over after his divorce...

Wednesday, October 27 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
Combinatorial Creatures: Cortical Plasticity Within and Across Lifetimes
27 Oct

The 38th Annual Mildred Trotter Lecture The neocortex is one of the most distinctive structures of the mammalian brain, yet also one of the most varied in...

Wednesday, October 27 | 4:00 PM
Embrace Everything: A Conversation on the Art of Podcasting
27 Oct

Join us for a conversation with Aaron Cohen, Director of Programming Operations at New York Public Radio and Producer of the podcast, "Embrace Everything:...

Wednesday, October 27 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Physics Colloquium with Pablo Sobron
27 Oct

Register for colloquium.

Wednesday, October 27 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
BearFit Box & Burn
27 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...

Installation view. A Cold Hole. Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts, 2018
27 Oct

The annual Bunny and Charles Burson Visiting Lecture will feature multidisciplinary artist Taryn Simon in conversation with curator Ingrid Schaffner.

Wednesday, October 27 | 6:00 PM
Virtual Event
BearFit Vinyasa Yoga
27 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 27