A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Saturday, September 10

Bound for Beauty
10 Sep

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

Ervin Scholars: Honor the Legacy
10 Sep

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
10 Sep

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
10 Sep

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
10 Sep

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

Mudd Field at sunset
10 Sep

On Saturday, September 10 at 7:14 a.m., we will plant American flags on Mudd Field to remember the 2,977 men and women who perished in the 9/11 attacks. As...

Saturday, September 10 | 7:14 AM
Through the Scope: A Small History of Microscopy
10 Sep

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

Tower Grove Park hosts first-ever Astronomy Festival
10 Sep

Several members of the McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences at Washington University are participating in the Astronomy Festival on September 10. These...

Saturday, September 10 | 10:00 AM

Saturday, September 10