A guide to events on our campuses.

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Wednesday, November 16

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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
16 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...

STL Startup Week 2022
16 Nov

Celebrate the successes of 2022 and learn about the resources available for powering your startup and growing your company. Engage and connect with the...

Stories From World War II
16 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...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
16 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
16 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'
16 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
16 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...

Wednesday, November 16 | 9:00 AM
Intro to Storymapping
16 Nov

This Geography Awareness Week workshop will introduce participants to the world of StoryMaps, a browser-based platform for creating and sharing interactive...

Abolish  Mandated Reporting: A Teach-In
16 Nov

There is a lack of information about what it means to be a mandated reporter and its implications. This system, rooted in racism, disproportionately inflicts...

Wednesday, November 16 | 11:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
16 Nov

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
16 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
16 Nov

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

Physics Family Fun Day on Absolute Zero & the Conquest of Cold
16 Nov

Washington University Physics Outreach will have interactive demos on temperature and how cold systems behave. It should be pretty cool! This event full of...

Wednesday, November 16 | 2:00 PM
Tracking Proust's Geography: What We Know about Places In Search of Lost Time
16 Nov

Melanie Conroy is an Associate Professor of French at the University of Memphis. She is the author of Literary Geographies in Balzac and Proust (Cambridge,...

Wednesday, November 16 | 4:00 PM
The Washington University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards presented by the Skandalaris Center
16 Nov

Join us to honor Blake Marggraff (LA ’15) with the Alumni Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award. Marggraff is CEO and co-founder of CareSignal, a deviceless...

Wednesday, November 16 | 5:00 PM
Masters and Johnson Lecture Series 2022: Let Young People Tell Their Story: From Robert Rayford to the Current Generation
16 Nov

Nationally acclaimed HIV organizer and author Theodore (Ted) Kerr and founder and director of St. Louis's Griot Museum of Black History, Lois Conley, will...

Wednesday, November 16 | 5:30 PM
Title IX Empowerment Program
16 Nov

Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Title IX! - Title IX Trailblazer Panel featuring St. Louis Surge Head Coach Petra Jackson! - Roundtable...

Wednesday, November 16