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Monday, December 11

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
11 Dec

“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'
11 Dec

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

Danforth Staff Council Food Drive
11 Dec

The WashU community is invited to join the Danforth Staff Council’s Fall Food Collection Drive which will help Operation Food Search stock their shelves for...

Domesticated Pulp: Archie Publications and the Comics Code
11 Dec

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...

Gerty T. Cori and Carl F. Cori in lab, circa 1947.
11 Dec

Washington University in St. Louis has been affiliated with 26 Nobel Laureates, many of whom did a significant portion of their award-winning work at the...

MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
11 Dec

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

Reading and Exams
11 Dec

Fall reading and exams.

Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
11 Dec

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
11 Dec

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

Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
11 Dec

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

University Shield
11 Dec

Presenting on “Divergent Self-Assembly of Block Heterochiral Stereoisomer Arrays” Conor O’Neill, PhD candidate, will defend their dissertation Monday,...

Monday, December 11, 2023 | 12:00 PM
How the Military Takes a Hit and Keeps On Going – Lunch & Learn
11 Dec

Toughness is defined: we can take a hit and keep going, tapping all sources of strength and resilience. This definition has spurred a Navy-wide conversation...

Monday, December 11, 2023 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
University Shield
11 Dec

The Office of Sustainability (OoS) recently launched the WashU Sustainability Fund, which offers WashU staff and faculty the opportunity to submit campus...

Monday, December 11, 2023 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Wind Division Recital
11 Dec

The wind division students of WUSTL MUSIC will perform solo works. DIGITAL PROGRAM DIGITAL PROGRAM Program: Sonata...

Monday, December 11, 2023 | 3:00 PM
Remembered Reality: Towards a Profile of Metamemory Function among Persons with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders
11 Dec

Abstract: Interest in how metacognitive mechanisms might contribute to the pathogenesis, maintenance, and experience of psychopathology has dramatically...

Monday, December 11, 2023 | 4:00 PM
The Science of Cats and the Future of Nature with Jonathan Losos
11 Dec

Explore the secret life of cats! Join us for this event co-hosted by the WashU Alumni Association and Arts & Sciences. The domestic cat—your cat—has, from...

Monday, December 11, 2023 | 5:00 PM
442s Holiday Spectacular
11 Dec

This event is sold out. Back by popular demand, The 442s are joined by some of the brightest stars of the local and national music scene in presenting their...

Monday, December 11, 2023 | 7:30 PM

Monday, December 11