A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Thursday, September 8

Bound for Beauty
08 Sep

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

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
08 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
08 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
08 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
08 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
08 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 8 | 9:00 AM
Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
08 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 8 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
WUSM Farmers Market
08 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 8 | 10:00 AM
Sustaining Community-Academic Partnerships
08 Sep

The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research presents a Collaborative Café around building lasting community-academic partnerships. Speakers will...

Weidenbaum Center Public Policy Meeting
08 Sep

A lively discussion among Washington University faculty, special guests, and the audience. Topics will include current issues in the news, as well as the...

Thursday, September 8 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Sustainability
08 Sep

Robots have the potential to increase the quality of life, even more so if they are equipped with Artificial Intelligence (AI). Combining robotics and AI is...

Thursday, September 8 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Setting a Bigger Table: Participatory Approaches to Evaluating Impact
08 Sep

This event will provide tips on how to design collaborative data processes to evaluate program effectiveness, improve impact and promote equitable...

Thursday, September 8 | 1:00 PM
Virtual Event
Earth and Planetary Sciences Open House
08 Sep

The inaugural Earth and Planetary Sciences Open House will include laboratory visits, interactive demonstrations, museum tours, and poster presentations by...

Thursday, September 8 | 1:30 PM
Transdisciplinary Institute in Applied Data Sciences Introduction and Networking Event
08 Sep

Hosts for the event are Tammy English, associate professor of psychological and brain studies and Jacob Montgomery, associate professor of political science....

CIPE Professional Development Fall Series
08 Sep

Join us for the fall series of virtual professional development workshops hosted by the Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education! Subjects include...

Thursday, September 8 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Diet and Foraging in a Community of Generalist Predators, Wolf Spiders
08 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 8 | 4:00 PM
Mars: From Warm and Wet to Cold and Dry as Shown During the Curiosity Rover’s Ascent of Mount Sharp
08 Sep

In this colloquium, Raymond E. Arvidson, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, will discuss the red planet's transition from...

Thursday, September 8 | 4:00 PM
Semester Graduate Student Welcome
08 Sep

The Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures and Comparative Literature will be hosting a welcome back event for graduate students for both units. The...

Public Tour: 'Shaved Portions'
08 Sep

Join L. Irene Compadre, founding principal of Arbolope Studio and lecturer in the Sam Fox School, and Leslie Markle, curator for public art, for a twilight...

Career Celebration for Raymond E. Arvidson
08 Sep

We are pleased to invite alumni, colleagues, students, and friends to two events in honor of Raymond E. Arvidson, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished...

Thursday, September 8 | 6:00 PM

Thursday, September 8