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Thursday, October 5

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
05 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'
05 Oct

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

Domesticated Pulp: Archie Publications and the Comics Code
05 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
05 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
05 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...

McDonnell Academy Global Research Symposium
05 Oct

We are excited to resume these important symposia events in-person. The McDonnell Academy Global Research Symposium, Forces Reshaping the World, will feature...

Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
05 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
05 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'
05 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...

The lithograph displays a big heart with different icons including a prison cell, baby, diapeprs, hospitals, home, person with luggage, chained and being lifted out of a river. Inside the river there is a steam boat with a sign "Help us!". Above is a tidal wave made up from rising statistics, and a person with visible lungs breathing in particles from the wave. To the right is a person running through the river, with their organs exposed, above whom a plane flies with a "Patriots" label and a flying N-95 mask next to it. In the foreground is a school bus, and a yellow duck wearing a face mask.
05 Oct

No question that COVID-19 transformed the world. From masking and isolation to mass casualties and lingering harm to physical and mental health, the...

Digital Transformation Coffee Hours
05 Oct

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, October 5, 2023 | 9:00 AM
Dennis Lucarelli
05 Oct

Optimally band-limited synthesis for quantum estimation, noise suppression, and control

BME Seminar: Yingxiao Wang, PhD
05 Oct

Presenting on “Remote Control of Genetics and Cellular Functions for Cancer Immunotherapy” Yingxiao Wang, PhD, Alfred E. Mann Department of Biomedical...

Thursday, October 5, 2023 | 10:00 AM
Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
05 Oct

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

EEPS Colloquium: Tyler Doane
05 Oct

Hosted by: Claire Masteller and Jed Dale

Thursday, October 5, 2023 | 11:30 AM
Scoping Your Open Pedagogy Project
05 Oct

Join us for a guided workshop on how to scope, develop, and proceed with an open pedagogy project. Lunch will be provided. Free and open to all,...

Thursday, October 5, 2023 | 12:00 PM
Open Classroom | Navigating the Landscape of Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice: Abortion Access Post Roe
05 Oct

Join us to explore the current state of reproductive health, rights, and justice in the United States. We will provide a comprehensive analysis of the...

Thursday, October 5, 2023 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Zotero – Beyond the Basics
05 Oct

This workshop will build on the information learned in the “Citing Simplified Using Zotero” workshop to take your use of Zotero to the next level. Free and...

Changqing Chen, Professor and Head of the Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, China.
05 Oct

Changqing Chen, Professor and Head of the Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, China. Mechanical metamaterials with...

Diversification and Conservation of Neotropical Amphibians
05 Oct

Kelly Zamudio, of the University of Texas – Austin, will present this Living Earth Collaborative/Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar. Please use the...

Thursday, October 5, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Legal Ethics Developments Every Lawyer Should Know
05 Oct

Legal Ethics Developments Every Lawyer Should Know Thursday, October 5, 4:00 p.m. CT Legal Ethics MCLE 1.0 hours I Zoom Event Peter Joy, Henry Hitchcock...

Thursday, October 5, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Value by Acquaintance
05 Oct

L.A. Paul (Yale, Philosophy and Cognitive Science) Abstract: I argue that the distinctive relationship between knowledge-that and knowledge-how, recognized...

Thursday, October 5, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Transcriptional Adaptation, a Newly Discovered Mode of Genetic Compensation
05 Oct

The 42nd Annual Oliver H. Lowry Lecture The Department of Developmental Biology presents the 42nd Annual Oliver H. Lowry Lecture with Didier Stainier.

CDI NDW Latin Dance Night
05 Oct

Join us for our 3rd Annual Latin Dance Night event!! We're thrilled to continue this partnership with our student organizations, WU Fuego, WU Sauce, the...

Thursday, October 5, 2023 | 5:30 PM
Mark Valeri, Reverend Priscilla Wood Neaves Distinguished Professor of Religion and Politics
05 Oct

Join us for a large-group speaker event with Mark Valeri, Reverend Priscilla Wood Neaves Distinguished Professor of Religion and Politics. Professor Valeri...

CDI NDW Hip Hop Cypher
05 Oct

An eclectic event honoring 50 Years of Hip Hop. Students are encouraged to RSVP via the CDI website. This is a program during our 3rd Annual National...

Thursday, October 5, 2023 | 7:00 PM

Thursday, October 5