A guide to events on our campuses.

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Thursday, November 18

19th-Century Medical Schools of St. Louis
18 Nov

St. Louis witnessed the creation of two-dozen medical schools in the 1800s, including the first west of the Mississippi River and the only two still in...

A Day in the Life
18 Nov

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
18 Nov

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
18 Nov

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
18 Nov

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
18 Nov

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: 'The Science of Leaving Omaha'
18 Nov

By Carter Lewis Directed by Andrea Urice Iris is working the night shift at the Belladonna Funeral Home when Baker breaks in to say farewell to his wife,...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 12:00 AM
Environmental, Social and Governance Issues and Political Risks in Supply Chains
18 Nov

Please join us virtually for the 13th annual Boeing Center Industry Conference themed. Join fellow experts from industry and academia for an interactive...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 9:00 AM
Virtual Event
BME Seminar: Katharina Ribbeck
18 Nov

Presenting on “Partners in Slime: How Mucus Regulates Microbial Virulence” Katharina Ribbeck, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biological Engineering and Hyman...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Geodesy Workshop
18 Nov

Geodesy is the science of accurately measuring and understanding three fundamental properties of the Earth. Bill Winston, GIS analyst, will lead participants...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
18 Nov

The Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series (SynBYSS) is a yearlong, weekly, virtual seminar series. The series is organized and chaired by Tae Seok Moon,...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
ESE Dissertation Proposal: Bing Xue
18 Nov

Recent years have witnessed significant interest in exploiting machine learning models for clinical decision support. However, due to the high dimensionality...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 10:30 AM
Virtual Event
Performance: Portrait, number 1 man (day clean ta sun down)
18 Nov

The Outwin artist Sheldon Scott performs Portrait, number 1 man (day clean ta sun down) in the Museum’s Atrium. The artist will hull and winnow grains of...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 11:00 AM
BearFit Gentle Flow Yoga
18 Nov

Join BearFIT Instructor Alex in Studio 1904 for this gentle stretch yoga class to help reconnect your mind and body as you finsih off the week.

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 12:00 PM
A Social Work Perspective on Immigration Reform
18 Nov

In recent decades, there has been a lack of consensus on how to respond to the growing demand for political asylum, legal status as citizens, and economic...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Karen Thole
18 Nov

Karen Thole, Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Penn State University, will present her seminar titled, "Exploring Additive Manufacturing...

Health and Diseases at the Human, Domestic Animal and Wildlife Interface in Madagascar
18 Nov

Living Earth Collaborative/EEPB seminar. Co-sponsored by The Center for Race, Ethnicity and Equity (CRE2) The virtual seminar will be broadcast on the...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
TRX Total Assets
18 Nov

Join BearFIT Instructor Jason in Studio 1904 for this dynamic take on suspension training with a mix of dumbells and body weight exercises. Registration is...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 4:00 PM
2021 Humanities Series: 'How to Live Playfully'
18 Nov

Professor Ian Bogost will present three talks that explore the theory and concepts of play and games, and in the final lecture, discuss "How to Live...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 5:00 PM
Environmental Objects and (Post)Industrial Sentiments
18 Nov

Teaching East Asia In his critically acclaimed film The Piano in a Factory (2010), an elegy for a bygone working-class community and a revisit to the...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 5:00 PM
Virtual Event
BearFit BearFlex
18 Nov

Join BearFIT Instructor Meghann in Olympic Studio for this unique Strength and endurane class.

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 6:00 PM
Virtual Event
German Film Series: 'Grizzly Man'
18 Nov

Our final screening in this semester’s Film Series sheds some light on Werner Herzog’s later turn to documentary filmmaking: Grizzly Man (2005). This film is...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Virtual Event
Wind Ensemble Concert
18 Nov

DIGITAL PROGRAM Program: Panoramic Landscapes (2015) by Tyler S. Grant (b. 1995) Fantasie Pastorale Hongroise (1965) by Albert Franz Doppler (1821 - 1883)...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 7:30 PM

Thursday, November 18