A guide to events on our campuses.

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Events

Friday, November 5

19th-Century Medical Schools of St. Louis
05 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
05 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
05 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
05 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
05 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
05 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...

BearFit HIIT
05 Nov

Join BearFIT Instructor Meghann in Olympic Studio for this full body, high energy workout to kick off your Friday morning!

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 7:00 AM
University Shield
05 Nov

Presenting on “An Investigation of Sensory Percepts Elicited by Macro-Sieve Electrode Stimulation of the Rat Sciatic Nerve” Read the full abstract. Nikhil...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 8:00 AM
Virtual Event
Astrophysics Seminar with Yannis Liodakis
05 Nov

Yannis Liodakis, hosted by Errando, from Finnish Centre for Astronomy will be presenting the seminar.

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 9:00 AM
Virtual Event
Frisky Friday
05 Nov

Providing a safe, confidential space to speak with a sexual health expert about safer sex and pleasure.

Global Health Week: COVID-19 Pandemic Driven Challenges in Addressing Global Burden of Disease: A Pediatric Perspective
05 Nov

As part of Global Health Week and Pediatric Grand Rounds, Yvonne Maldonado will present on Covid-19 Pandemic Driven Challenges in Addressing Global Burden of...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 9:00 AM
Virtual Event
Supermassive Black Hole Jets Through Polarized Eyes
05 Nov

Supermassive black holes with jets are the most persistently bright objects in the observable Universe. Their massive black holes and extreme relativistic...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 9:00 AM
Virtual Event
ESE Seminar: Boubacar Kante
05 Nov

Title: Topological lasers, sensors, and devices at wavelength and subwavelength scales Abstract- Topology plays a fundamental role in contemporary physics...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 10:00 AM
Transforming Healthcare in Missouri: Policies and Partnerships to Advance Pregnancy Outcomes, Part II
05 Nov

Join us for the Transforming Healthcare in Missouri: Policies and Partnerships to Advance Pregnancy Outcomes, Part II event. A summary of the findings from...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
EECE Seminar - Thomas Eng
05 Nov

Systems Biology Approaches in Pseudomonas putida for Renewable Bioproducts ABSTRACT: The grand challenge facing synthetic biologists today is...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 11:00 AM
Five Challenges in Real-time Edge AI
05 Nov

Dr. Tarek Abdelzaher Professor of Computer Science, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Advances in neural network revolutionized modern machine...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 11:00 AM
She Leads Keynote Speaker: NASA's Moogega Cooper
05 Nov

After months of change around us, take some time to adapt and evolve with She Leads Symposium @ WashU. This virtual event will assemble our community for...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 11:30 AM
Virtual Event
Cycle Express
05 Nov

Join BearFIT Instructor Meghann in The Dark Room for this 30 min cycle class! We will get a quick sweat on and feel like we packed in 50 mins of work! ...

Gatekeeping & the Publishing Landscape for Scholarship on Race, Medicine & Science
05 Nov

This academic year CRE2 is inaugurating a partnership with Northwestern University’s Program in Science in Human Culture (SHC) to co-sponsor a series of...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 1:00 PM
Virtual Event
Sports & Society Reading Group: Collegiate Athletic Labor
05 Nov

The Sports & Society reading group is pleased to welcome esteemed sports scholars Roger Noll and Victoria Jackson for a discussion of collegiate athletic...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
Fall Grad Colloquium with Sara Flores and Alexandra Swanson
05 Nov

Sara Flores will present “More American than Latin”: Antonio Moreno’s Hybrid Identity in the Silent Era and Alexandra Swanson will present “Always a Step...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 4:00 PM
BearFit Zumba
05 Nov

Join BearFIT Instructor Eve for this fun dance party to the latest latin pop.

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 5:30 PM
Diwali 2021: Illuminate
05 Nov

Diwali is a major Hindu holiday known as the “Festival of Lights” and it has been celebrated not only by Hindus, but by Jains and Sikhs as well all across...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Ariel Concert Series
05 Nov

Ariel Concert Series will perform chamber works with some of the finest musicians in St. Louis. Program: Ballade, Pastorale, and Dance by Eric Ewazen ...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 7:30 PM
Ariel Concert Series presents 'Eight Seasons'
05 Nov

Ariel Concert Series is a St. Louis based chamber music organization that feels strongly about the inclusivity of classical music. We’re striving to reach...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 7:30 PM
Film Screening: 'Target: St. Louis Vol. 1'
05 Nov

Directed by Damien D. Smith U.S | 2021 | Documentary 59 minutes | English “Target: St. Louis Vol. 1” serves as a valuable history lesson with sadly...

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 7:30 PM

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