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Wednesday, October 18

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
18 Oct

“What is your name?” “Where are you from?” “How did you end up here?” “Can you feel it?” “Does it hurt?” With these and other questions, the American artist...

Chris Jackson and Chrystal Jackson: 'Somewhere in the Stars'
18 Oct

Washington University in St. Louis alumnus (1981) Chris Jackson authored and produced numerous musical shows and productions in St. Louis, the Midwest, and...

A student hands a freshly screen printed T-shirt that says "The future is what we build together" at a Civic Action Week 2022 event.
18 Oct

Civic Action Week (CAW) kicks off on October 16! CAW is a weeklong initiative to highlight civic engagement opportunities throughout Washington University—in...

Domesticated Pulp: Archie Publications and the Comics Code
18 Oct

For over 50 years, the Comics Code Authority enforced its Seal of Approval, a set of self-imposed guidelines used to judge comics as appropriate for all...

Long shalt thou live, if these well be done: Food, Drink and Health
18 Oct

You are what you eat! From medieval humoral theory using food to balance one's complexion to American homesteading recipes on making meals that best aid...

MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
18 Oct

The MADness Unleashed exhibition is an overview of MAD Magazine and its place within American culture. The exhibition is highlighted by original art and...

Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
18 Oct

In the popular imagination, alchemy is often synonymous with the transmutation of lead into gold. But while this was certainly one of the alchemists’ goals,...

The Assembled Playwright: Harley Hammerman’s Eugene O’Neill Collection
18 Oct

The Assembled Playwright exhibition presents highlights from the Harley Hammerman Collection on Eugene O’Neill. The exhibition includes manuscripts,...

Fire & Freedom: 'Food and Enslavement in Early America'
18 Oct

The traveling exhibition from the NLM explore ways in which meals can tell us how power is exchanged between and among different peoples, races, genders and...

AI & Digital Health Summit
18 Oct

Join us for two days of field-leading speakers, engaging panel discussions and connecting with the community working in this space at WashU. View agenda on...

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 9:00 AM
Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
18 Oct

Over the past two decades, several philosophers, art theorists, and cultural critics have turned their attention to the study of matter. Philosopher Jane...

Brown School Admissions & Recruitment | Tips for Submitting a Strong Application
18 Oct

Join a panel of representatives from the Brown School's Office of Admissions & Recruitment to learn about the application requirements to our masters-level...

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Cyber Security for Research Webinar
18 Oct

Are you a researcher, research coordinator, or support staff who receives federal grants and contracts to conduct research? There has been a lot of overhead...

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 1:00 PM
Virtual Event
Faculty Coffee Break
18 Oct

University Libraries invites all faculty to stop in for a quick cup of coffee and chat with subject librarians and special collection curators. Learn more...

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 1:00 PM
A photo of people laughing and talking at a Food for Thought event from the 2022-2023 school year.
18 Oct

Food for Thought is a weekly outdoor event series, weather permitting, curated by the Gephardt Institute. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to drop in...

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 2:00 PM
Search for Quantum Applications and Solving Real-World Problems at Scale Leveraging Physics Insights
18 Oct

Physics colloquium with Helmut Katzgraber (hosted by Nussinov) from Amazon Quantum Solutions will be presenting the colloquium.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 3:00 PM
Civic Action Week: St. Louis Fellows Showcase and Reception
18 Oct

The St. Louis Fellows Showcase and Reception is an opportunity for St. Louis Fellows to share their learning and impact from their 10-week internship...

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 5:00 PM
Americanist Dinner Forum: Moving Stories: Migration, Advocacy, Art and Scholarship in Conversation
18 Oct

All are invited for dinner and conversation on Wednesday, October 18th at 5:30pm at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. Moving Stories brings together...

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 5:30 PM
Students riding public transportation.
18 Oct

Car dependency, zoning, and suburbanization are strong forces that influence the built environment in St. Louis. Join Access STL in partnership with the...

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 5:50 PM
Jazz Band Concert
18 Oct

The WashU Jazz Band students will perform under the direction of Chris Becker.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 7:30 PM
Search Strategies for Database Searching
18 Oct

Learn about the basic search strategies and use them in a database search in order to find relevant articles. Covers Boolean Operators, truncation, phrase...

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 8:30 PM
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 18