A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Sunday, September 11

Bound for Beauty
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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...

Through the Scope: A Small History of Microscopy
11 Sep

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

Sunday, September 11