A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Friday, August 19

Bound for Beauty
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 Aug

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

Cycle Express
19 Aug

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! ...

BearFit Gentle Flow Yoga
19 Aug

Join BearFIT Instructor Alex in Studio 1904 for this gentle stretch yoga class to help reconnect your mind and body as you finsih off the week.

Friday, August 19 | 3:30 PM
BearFit Zumba
19 Aug

Join BearFIT Instructor Jessica for this high energy dance party to the latest latin hits!

Friday, August 19 | 5:30 PM
St. Louis Astronomical Society Meeting: Webb's First Look at the Universe
19 Aug

On August 19, the SLAS meeting will be held under the 80-foot dome of the St. Louis Science Center's McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park. In the pre-dawn...

Friday, August 19