A guide to events on our campuses.

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Events

Thursday, September 29

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
29 Sep

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Ervin Scholars: Honor the Legacy
29 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
29 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....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
29 Sep

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Stories From World War II
29 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...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
29 Sep

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Through the Scope: A Small History of Microscopy
29 Sep

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
29 Sep

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...

Thursday, September 29 | 9:00 AM
BME Seminar: Dennis Barbour, MD, PhD
29 Sep

Presenting on “Predicting the Present to Forecast the Future: An Updated Modeling Framework for Perception, Cognition and Medicine” Dennis Barbour, MD, PhD,...

Thursday, September 29 | 10:00 AM
Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
29 Sep

The Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series (SynBYSS) is a yearlong, weekly, virtual seminar series. The series is organized and chaired by Tae Seok Moon,...

Thursday, September 29 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
WUSM Farmers Market
29 Sep

The Office of Sustainability, Operations & Facilities Management Department, and Human Resources are excited to announce the return of The School of Medicine...

Thursday, September 29 | 10:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
29 Sep

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
29 Sep

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
29 Sep

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Power Lunch & Learn: How to Find a Mentor Early in Your Career
29 Sep

Relationship building is paramount to career success, but so is knowing how to navigate all the challenges present during your career journey. Having someone...

Thursday, September 29 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Collaborative Research Methods to Elevate the Voices of Youth, Adult Caregivers, and Providers in Child and Family-Focused Studies
29 Sep

Collaboration with key community constituents is necessary to develop improved research procedures, address obstacles, and maximize the usefulness of...

Thursday, September 29 | 2:00 PM
Virtual Event
Nalin Perera
29 Sep

Nalin Perera, MSME '04, Sr. Director of Design Assurance at Abbott, will present.

University Shield
29 Sep

Presenting on “Advancing the portability, field of view, and spatiotemporal resolution of multi-parametric photoacoustic microscopy” Read the full abstract....

Listening to Locals: Folk Conservation Among Wild Plant Harvesters in Rural Appalachia
29 Sep

Living Earth Collaborative/Evolution, Ecology & Population Biology seminars are hybrid. Those who wish to join virtually can watch the livestream on YouTube.

Thursday, September 29 | 4:00 PM
South Gayasia: Queerness and Ethnicity
29 Sep

Come chill with the South Asian Justice Collective to watch a movie, make earrings, and dig into snacks as we discuss what it means to be South Asian and...

Thursday, September 29 | 4:00 PM
Voter Education + Graduate Student Happy Hour
29 Sep

Stop by to check your voter registration status, get information about the upcoming midterm elections, and meet other graduate and professional students...

Leaving China Opening Reception and Artist Talk
29 Sep

The Libraries and the Sam Fox School present a special reception and discussion with James McMullan, whose illustrations for the children’s book Leaving...

Skandalaris Center: IdeaBounce®: Flops, Failures & Fiascos
29 Sep

The Skandalaris Center has decided it’s time to celebrate our individual failures with this one-of-a-kind event. Using our iconic IdeaBounce® platform,...

Thursday, September 29 | 5:30 PM
Disability Chat and Chew
29 Sep

Join us for a panel discussion spotlighting the experiences of students with disabilities as they navigate WashU. Snacks provided. This event is a part of...

Thursday, September 29 | 6:00 PM
Rethinking Gu Yanwu from a Global Qing Perspective
29 Sep

Gu Yanwu (1613-1682) was one of the more incisive political thinkers of the early decades of the Qing, and he went on posthumously to exercise a towering...

Thursday, September 29 | 7:00 PM
Virtual Event
WU Cinema Presents: 'Se7en'
29 Sep

Director: David Fincher Runtime: 127 mins 1995 /US Format: 35MM In a dark, noir-inflected examination of evil, Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman play two...

Thursday, September 29 | 7:00 PM
MFA Event - Visiting Hurst Professor, Kadijah Queen
29 Sep

Washington University Department of English is pleased to welcome Kadijah Queen, as an MFA Exclusive Visiting Hurst Professor. Events will include a reading...

Thursday, September 29 | 8:00 PM

Thursday, September 29