A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Wednesday, August 31

Bound for Beauty
31 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
31 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
31 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
31 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
31 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
31 Aug

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
31 Aug

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, August 31 | 9:00 AM
University Shield
31 Aug

Presenting on “Mechanisms of Primate Working Memory” Read the full abstract. Charles Holmes, PhD candidate, will defend their dissertation Wednesday,...

Wednesday, August 31 | 3:30 PM
Dark Room Cycle
31 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 31