A guide to events on our campuses.

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Events

Thursday, November 4

19th-Century Medical Schools of St. Louis
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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...

Global Health Week: Global Cardiovascular Health in the Peri-Pandemic Era
04 Nov

As part of Global Health Week and Medicine Grand Rounds, Dr. Huffman will present on Global Cardiovascular Health in the Peri-Pandemic Era. Global Health...

Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 8:00 AM
Virtual Event
BME Seminar: Brendan Harley
04 Nov

Presenting on "Building tissues engineering complexity through biomaterial design " Brendan Harley, Sc.D., Robert W. Schaefer Professor in the Dept. of...

Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 10:00 AM
Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
04 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 4, 2021 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
BearFit Gentle Flow Yoga
04 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 4, 2021 | 12:00 PM
Advocacy & Allyship: Establishing a Racial Equity Framework that Goes Beyond HR
04 Nov

Everyone in an organization contributes to its culture, which makes equity and inclusion everyone’s responsibility. This conversation will focus on steps to...

Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Alayna Loiselle
04 Nov

Alayna Loiselle, associate professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, will present her seminar titled "Mechanisms of Fibrotic...

From the Ground Up: Urban Evolution in Squirrels and Pigeons
04 Nov

Living Earth Collaborative/EEPB seminar Virtual seminar will be broadcast on the Living Earth Collaborative Youtube Channel

Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
TRX Total Assets
04 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 4, 2021 | 4:00 PM
Americanist Dinner Forum: Confronting Slavery & Higher Education in St. Louis
04 Nov

In Spring 2021 Washington University in St. Louis joined the global consortium of Universities Studying Slavery (USS), where academic institutions study and...

Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 5:00 PM
Virtual Event
Global Health Week: Something is in the Air: The Confluence of Climate Change, Environmental Racism and COVID-19
04 Nov

As part of Global Health Week, Washington University Global Health Center’s Global Health Student Advisory Committee is excited to host a panel event...

Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 5:00 PM
BearFit BearFlex
04 Nov

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

Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 6:00 PM
Virtual Event
From Imperial Envoys to Legation Ministers: Diplomatic Communications in the Late Qing
04 Nov

In the Qing, the diary-form for intelligence gathering was perfected by the Manchu official Tulisen, whose travelogue to Central Asia allowed the Kangxi...

Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 6:00 PM
Virtual Event
Lecture: Ken Tadashi Oshima
04 Nov

Ken Tadashi Oshima, a professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, will deliver a public lecture. At the University of...

Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 6:00 PM

Thursday, November 4