A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Monday, January 3

19th-Century Medical Schools of St. Louis
03 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
03 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...

Exhibit: Transnational Framings: German Visual Culture in the Age of Nationalism
03 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
03 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
03 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...

Winter Slow Down for Events
03 Jan

The winter season brings with it a slow down of Happenings events. Departments can continue to submit events for consideration for the Happenings calendar....

Monday, January 3