A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Wednesday, August 17

Bound for Beauty
17 Aug

Before publishers started mass producing books with standardized bindings, owners took their books to be bound individually according to their tastes and...

Chiura Obata, an Artist Behind Barbed Wire: 80 Years After the Incarceration
17 Aug

Chiura Obata (1885-1975) was a Japanese American painter known primarily for illustrating the West Coast landscape in works that embody his artistic...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
17 Aug

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

Powder, Crinoline, Beasts, Gremlins: Fairytale Subjects in Illustration
17 Aug

Fairytales were a popular subject for books during the Golden Age of Illustration and continue to be so today. The emergence of the children’s book as its...

Stories From World War II
17 Aug

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

Through the Scope: A Small History of Microscopy
17 Aug

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

Drop In Session: Local History Open House
17 Aug

An open session for faculty interested in learning more about the archives, and ways to incorporate local history into their courses. A selection of St....

Local History Open House
17 Aug

Washington University faculty are invited to an open house to learn more about the archives and ways to incorporate local history into their courses. A...

Pilates Mat & More
17 Aug

Join BearFIT Instructor Leifann in Studio 1904 for this classical mix of Pilates Mat and more.

Wednesday, August 17 | 4:30 PM
Dark Room Cycle
17 Aug

Join BearFIT Instructors Steve and Estephanie as they hold down your 5:30pm Dark Room Cycle throughout the week. This dynamic and fun ride is beat driven...

Wednesday, August 17