A guide to events on our campuses.

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Friday, November 11

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
11 Nov

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 Nov

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
11 Nov

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 Nov

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 Nov

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 Nov

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

The Divided City Spotlight - St. Louis International Film Festival
11 Nov

The Divided City spotlight film lineup focuses on the racial divide in St. Louis and other U.S. cities, and offers an international perspective by...

Friday, November 11 | 12:00 AM
Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
11 Nov

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 Nov

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...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
11 Nov

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
11 Nov

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...

Friday, November 11 | 9:00 AM
Space Sciences/Astrophysics Seminar with Michaela Negro
11 Nov

Michaela Negro (Hosted by Gau) from NASA/GSFC and University of Maryland will be presenting the seminar Sponsored by the McDonnell Center for the Space...

Friday, November 11 | 9:00 AM
Space Sciences/Astrophysics Seminar with Michela Negro on Gamma-Ray Background
11 Nov

The -ray sky has been revealed in the last decade by the Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT), offering an outstanding picture of our Universe at the highest...

Friday, November 11 | 9:00 AM
The Fantastical Anatomical Collections of Frederik Ruysch: A Symposium
11 Nov

Presented by the Center for the History of Medicine, Bernard Becker Medical Library had the honor of contributing images to a new English translation of the...

Workshop Demotivation While Learning a Foreign Language: A Skeleton in the Closet with María del Carmen Méndez Santos
11 Nov

It is widely agreed that linguistic aptitude and motivation are key factors in the language learning process. However, there is a tendency to neglect a...

Friday, November 11 | 9:00 AM
Introduction to Text Mining with Constellate
11 Nov

Learn about the principles of text mining using Constellate, a new platform from JSTOR. Constellate provides tools for building a large dataset, using items...

Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
11 Nov

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

Inclusion in engineering education seminar
11 Nov

Idalis Villanueva Alarcón will speak at the virtual seminar for the Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11....

Friday, November 11 | 11:00 AM
Virtual Event
Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
11 Nov

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

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
11 Nov

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

Teaching about St. Louis, in St. Louis: Sharing Scholarship
11 Nov

This session will focus on ways to ethically and sustainably share course-created sources, such as digital maps, blog posts, posters, and more. Part of the...

Friday, November 11 | 11:00 AM
Toward Understanding the Unintended Disparate Impacts of Differentially Private Decision and Learning Systems
11 Nov

Ferdinando Fioretto Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Many agencies release statistics about groups of individuals that are...

Friday, November 11 | 11:00 AM
University Shield
11 Nov

Military-connected and Veteran students and employees at WashU are invited to join the Office of Military & Veteran Services and the Academy for Diversity,...

Cycle Express
11 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! ...

Coffee and Conversation with Ari Folman
11 Nov

Join Sayed Kashua for an informal conversation with director Ari Folman about his career and his latest film "Where is Anne Frank?" ahead of its presentation...

Friday, November 11 | 1:00 PM
Ruysch portrait
11 Nov

Following The Fantastical Anatomical Collections of Frederik Ruysch symposium on the Danforth campus, join us for a reception. We'll have refreshments and a...

SLIFF: Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power
11 Nov

Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power Directed by Geeta Gandbhir & Sam Pollard U.S. | 2022 | Documentary 90 minutes | English Through first-person...

Friday, November 11 | 7:00 PM

Friday, November 11