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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Tuesday, October 11

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
11 Oct

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Ervin Scholars: Honor the Legacy
11 Oct

The John B. Ervin Scholars Program honors the memory of a nationally renowned educator and community leader who believed in giving students a first-rate...

Fall Break
11 Oct

No classes.

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
11 Oct

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
11 Oct

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
11 Oct

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
11 Oct

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
11 Oct

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
11 Oct

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Through the Scope: A Small History of Microscopy
11 Oct

The invention of the microscope revealed the invisible and enabled new fields of biomedical research. Explore a small history of microscopy, from Robert...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
11 Oct

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Take Care Health Fair
11 Oct

The Take Care Health Fair will take place in person on Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sumers Recreation Center on the Danforth Campus. Join us on...

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 | 10:00 AM
Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
11 Oct

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Security in Research with Michael Mayer
11 Oct

Do you want to know how security plays into research at WashU? Please join Michael Mayer, Information Security Analyst III, with the Office of Information...

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Digital Innovations for Improving the Lives of People Living With Mental Illness Globally
11 Oct

Mental disorders are a leading cause of disability worldwide; yet, in most countries, those living with mental disorders are more likely to have access to a...

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
The Future of Building Wealth: Research, Policy & Action
11 Oct

Racial, gender, generational and educational wealth gaps have been large, enduring and exacerbated further by the pandemic. What can be done to address these...

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 | 2:00 PM

Tuesday, October 11