A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

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Events

Thursday, January 26

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
26 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'
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
26 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...

Digital Transformation Coffee Hour
26 Jan

Curious about WashU's new Digital Transformation initiative? Have ideas? Want to get involved? Every Thursday, you can join Philip R.O. Payne, Digital...

Thursday, January 26 | 9:30 AM
BME Seminar: Taekjip Ha, PhD
26 Jan

Presenting on “Light, CRISPR and DNA Repair” Taekjip Ha, PhD, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, Biophysics, and...

Skills for an Inclusive Workplace: Core Concepts
26 Jan

In preparation for inclement weather, this event will now take place virtually. All WashU staff and faculty are invited to participate in building...

Thursday, January 26 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
WUSM Farmers Market
26 Jan

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

Social Work in Social Policy: Engagement Strategies for Today and the Next Generation—A Book Event
26 Jan

Social workers have been leaders in shaping social policy over the past century. This is largely because social workers practice among the people and are...

Thursday, January 26 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Subaltern Epistemologies of Health: Collaborative Ethnographies from Colombia
26 Jan

In the first part I will present the results of over 10-years of collaborative work conducted at the oldest child and maternity hospital in Colombia. Along...

Thursday, January 26 | 4:00 PM
The World Putin Wants: A Fireside Chat with Fiona Hill
26 Jan

Washington University invites you to a fireside chat with Fiona Hill on “The World Putin Wants: The Invasion of Ukraine and the Threat to the International...

Thursday, January 26 | 4:30 PM
Leadership Perspectives: 6 executives. 60 ideas. 60 minutes.
26 Jan

A panel on leadership insights, lightning-round style How did great leaders get where they are today? Aside from talent, drive and smarts, how do they do...

Thursday, January 26 | 5:00 PM

Thursday, January 26