A guide to events on our campuses.

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Wednesday, October 12

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
12 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
12 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...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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...

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
12 Oct

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
12 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...

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
12 Oct

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

'Predictable and Preventable –  The Public Health Crisis of Abortion Bans'
12 Oct

Public Health Speaker Series Colleen McNicholas, DO, of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region will present "Predictable and Preventable – The Public...

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Environmental Research: Building Momentum
12 Oct

Environmental research at Washington University in St. Louis is building momentum to address current and future environmental challenges to advance planetary...

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Open October 2022: Make Data Count: Data Citations
12 Oct

John Chodacki demystifies the hurdles to adopting data citations and outlines actionable next steps. Presented by Bernard Becker Medical Library and...

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 1:00 PM
Virtual Event
History, Temporality and China's Revolutions with Rebecca E. Karl
12 Oct

This talk takes up the relationship established between history and temporality in the course of China's modern revolutions. Taking up various revolutionary...

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 3:30 PM
Women Owned Wednesday
12 Oct

Join us for a small buisness showcase featuring students, faculty, staff and community members from St. Louis! Try and buy food, art, clothes and much...

Volleyball vs. Greenville
12 Oct

Come to support WashU Volleyball take on Greenville!

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 7:00 PM

Wednesday, October 12