A guide to events on our campuses.

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Events

Tuesday, January 24

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
24 Jan

"The Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans" explores architecture’s relationship to issues of...

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
24 Jan

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

Seymour Chwast, End Bad Breath, 1967. D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library
24 Jan

In the late 1940s and 50s, mainstream illustration was dominated by the simulated small-town charm of Norman Rockwell and the slick but false assurances of...

Holiday Lights Recycling 2022-2023
24 Jan

Wondering what to do with your old or unworkable holiday lights? You can recycle them! The annual Holiday Lights Recycling Drive returns to Washington...

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

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...

Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
24 Jan

"The Play’s the Thing" exhibition celebrates the 400-year anniversary of the first folio—the first time William Shakespeare’s collected works were printed....

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
24 Jan

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Data Sharing for Federally Funded Researchers
24 Jan

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) recently put out a memo stating that all federally funded, scientific data needs to be shared...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
24 Jan

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

University Wide Blood Drive
24 Jan

The next University-Wide Blood Drive will take place in Umrath Lounge on the Danforth Campus. If you were previously deferred from donation, please visit...

Tuesday, January 24 | 10:00 AM
Data Sharing for Federally Funded Researchers
24 Jan

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) recently put out a memo stating that all federally funded, scientific data needs to be shared...

Microbiology Seminar Series
24 Jan

The Microbiology seminar series is held weekly during the academic year. Speakers present current research on pathogenic bacteria, fungi, protozoa,...

Impacts of Expansion of Medicaid in Missouri: Early Results
24 Jan

Missouri's Medicaid Expansion began in October 2021 after the passage of a voter initiative in August 2020. By November 2022, one year after expansion, over...

Tuesday, January 24 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Speaker, Cyril Loum
24 Jan

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough. Learn how to pitch your idea confidently by identifying the problem you hope to solve...

Tuesday, January 24 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
'The Brain is a Box of Surprises': Habilitating Bodyminds and Caring for Potential After Zika in Bahia, Brazil
24 Jan

This talk traces how Brazilian mothers raising children diagnosed with congenital Zika syndrome mobilize diverse therapeutic technologies to cultivate the...

Tuesday, January 24 | 4:00 PM
Civic Café
24 Jan

Civic Cafe is a weekly event series every Tuesday evening at Stix House, 6470 Forsyth, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., when classes are in session. Each night will...

Tuesday, January 24 | 5:30 PM
Civic Café: Civic Skill Building—Getting Civically Engaged in the St. Louis Community
24 Jan

Feeling stuck in the WashU bubble? Passionate about a particular social or political issue and want to get involved but unsure where to start? St. Louis is...

Tuesday, January 24 | 5:30 PM
Anika Todd, “All The Way to Heaven,” 2021.
24 Jan

Anika Todd’s work investigates Western principles of property that authorize human control of earth and sky. Reaching into the air and below the ground, Todd...

Tuesday, January 24