A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Monday, January 30

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
30 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'
30 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
30 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
30 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
30 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
30 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
30 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...

Donuts with the Vice Dean
30 Jan

Come to the Office of Grad Studies Suite and have coffee and donuts with Director of Grad Student Affairs, Andy Wiegert and Vice Dean of Graduate Education,...

Monday, January 30 | 8:30 AM
Data Sharing for Federally Funded Researchers
30 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'
30 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...

A two toned, red map marker indicates a location.
30 Jan

All WashU staff and faculty are invited to take part in this 90-minute interactive session. Participants will interact with the University mission, goals,...

Monday, January 30 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Data Sharing for Federally Funded Researchers
30 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...

The Evolution of Humanitarian Response
30 Jan

Learn from refugee expert, Dale Buscher, on the evolution of humanitarian response from charitable roots and current challenges to future...

Dr. Hong-Cai "Joe" Zhou, Texas A & M University
30 Jan

Hong-Cai Zhou, Dept of Chemistry, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Texas A&M University. Design and synthesis of porous structures with...

Physics Colloquium on Quantum Many-Body Physics
30 Jan

A central challenge of modern physics is understanding the behavior of strongly correlated matter. Current knowledge of such systems is limited on multiple...

Monday, January 30 | 1:45 PM
Physics Colloquium on Constructive Approaches to Frustrated Magnetism
30 Jan

Frustrated magnetism arises when spins interact through competing exchange interactions which cannot be simultaneously satisfied. When the frustrations are...

Monday, January 30 | 4:00 PM
The Impact of Recombination on Microbial Species
30 Jan

The Bobay Lab focuses on the evolution of microbial genomes and populations. We apply and develop computational approaches to elucidate the forces that shape...

Monday, January 30 | 4:00 PM
Graduate Impact Forum: Prioritizing Mental Health amidst Climate Change
30 Jan

Join the Graduate Impact Forum for food, drinks, and a conversation with Chris Weatherly, PhD candidate at the Brown School of Social Work. His research is...

Monday, January 30 | 4:30 PM

Monday, January 30