A guide to events on our campuses.

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A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Thursday, January 27

19th-Century Medical Schools of St. Louis
27 Jan

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
27 Jan

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...

Counter/Narratives: (Re)presenting Race & Ethnicity
27 Jan

The Counter/Narrative exhibition examines the way in which objects are preserved and collected through archives, museums, and exhibitions and investigates...

Exhibit: Transnational Framings: German Visual Culture in the Age of Nationalism
27 Jan

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 Jan

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

Moving Magic: Movable Books in the Rare Books Collections
27 Jan

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...

BME Seminar: Junghae Suh, PhD
27 Jan

Presenting on "Gene therapy for neuroscience" Junghae Suh, PhD, vice president, head of Gene Therapy Accelerator Unit, Biogen, Cambridge, MA, will speak at...

Thursday, January 27 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
27 Jan

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, January 27 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
BearFit Hatha Yoga
27 Jan

Join BearFIT Instructor Chris for this noon hour break of stretching, breathing, and mindfulness.

Thursday, January 27 | 12:00 PM
Yue (Stanley) Ling
27 Jan

Yue (Stanley) Ling, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Baylor University, will present his seminar titled, "High-fidelity simulation and...

BearFit HIIT
27 Jan

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, WashU Rec has temporarily moved all BearFit classes online. BearFit classes stream live on the WashU Rec YouTube...

Thursday, January 27 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
The Evolution of Recombination Rate Variation
27 Jan

Enrique Jimenez, North Carolina State University Living Earth Collaborative/Evolution, Ecology & Population Biology Seminar Seminars will be livestreamed...

Thursday, January 27 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
BearFit BearFlex
27 Jan

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

Thursday, January 27 | 5:30 PM
Virtual Event
George Caleb Bingham (American, 1811–1879), "Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers through the Cumberland Gap," 1851–52. Oil on canvas, 36 1/2 x 50 1/4". Gift of Nathaniel Phillips, 1890.
27 Jan

Amid the worldwide racial justice protests of 2020, demands for institutional change and accountability came swiftly and grew loud. One critique that arose...

Thursday, January 27 | 6:00 PM
Virtual Event

Thursday, January 27