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Thursday, October 19

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
19 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'
19 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.
19 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
19 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...

MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
19 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
19 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
19 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'
19 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
19 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...

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 9:00 AM
Faculty Coffee Break
19 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...

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 9:00 AM
BME Seminar: Maryellen L. Giger, PhD
19 Oct

Presenting on “AI & Data Science in Medical Imaging of Cancer and COVID-19”. Maryellen L. Giger, PhD, A.N. Pritzker Distinguished Service Professor of...

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 10:00 AM
Emerson Auditorium
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Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
19 Oct

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

Geospatial Resolution for Sustainability Solutions
19 Oct

EEPS Colloquium: Shaowen Wang Geospatial discovery and innovation have been undergoing an extreme digital transformation enabled by artificial intelligence...

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 11:30 AM
MEMS Seminar:  Maria Holland, PhD
19 Oct

Computational biomechanics of cortical folding Abstract: The outer layer of the human brain, the cortex, has a highly folded structure that emerges in...

Expanding Public Access: Perspectives from NIH, NSF and NASA
19 Oct

Join us for the Open October keynote to hear from NIH, NSF, and NASA representatives about the forthcoming public access initiatives to make federally funded...

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
Emergent Simplicity in Microbial Ecosystems
19 Oct

Mikhail Tikhonov, Washington University Department of Physics, will present this Living Earth Collaborative/Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar. Please...

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Lecture by Agnes Callard
19 Oct

Associate Professor in Philosophy, The University of Chicago

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 4:00 PM
The Open Collection: Discover Art Special Collections
19 Oct

There are over 4,200 items in the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library Special Collections. Come learn about this collection and interact with recent...

An image of people running in a race
19 Oct

The Run24 Mindful One-Miler is an opportunity to recharge and reconnect. Running even just one mile can boost you mood, reduce stress, improve focus, and...

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 5:00 PM
Civic Action Week: WashU Graduate and Professional Votes Happy Hour
19 Oct

Stop by to check your voter registration status, get information about the upcoming 2024 election season, learn about ways to get involved in St. Louis, and...

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 5:00 PM
Skandalaris Venture Competition Semifinals
19 Oct

Join us in the Crowder Courtyard as the Skandalaris Venture Competition semifinalists compete for a spot in the finals! We’ll kick off the evening at 5:15...

'Climate, Body, and Pleasure: a Typological Approach to Architecture' by Javier García-Germán
19 Oct

Javier García-Germán will deliver the Ruth & Norman Moore Visiting Professor of Architecture Lecture titled “Climate, Body, and Pleasure: a Typological...

Workers protesting for better wages and conditions
19 Oct

From the UPS Teamsters labor agreement to the continuing writers and actors strike and the recent United Auto Workers strike, labor rights have been a major...

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 6:30 PM
Visiting Hurst Professor: Rigoberto González, Reading
19 Oct

Washington University Department of English is proud to welcome Visiting Hurst Professor, Rigoberto González. Rigoberto González was born in Bakersfield,...

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 8:00 PM

Thursday, October 19