A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Wednesday, February 1

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
01 Feb

"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'
01 Feb

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
01 Feb

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
01 Feb

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
01 Feb

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...

School of Medicine Composting Pilot Program
01 Feb

Was your New Year's resolution to be more sustainable? Here's an easy way to stick to it! WashU School of Medicine will be piloting a composting program at...

Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
01 Feb

"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....

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
01 Feb

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...

Phases of Culture Change: How Did We Get Here?
01 Feb

In this session, participants will become familiar with how institutional, regional, and global events over time have contributed to shifts in culture and...

Wednesday, February 1 | 10:30 AM
Virtual Event
Funding Information Lunches for Humanities Faculty
01 Feb

Have lunch with us (our treat) as we learn about the available resources for pursuing external funding in the Office of Foundation Relations, Office of...

Wednesday, February 1 | 11:30 AM
Danforth Campus Toastmasters Club Returns February 1
01 Feb

WUSTL Speaks, the Danforth Campus Toastmasters club since 2014, meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, with the occasional 5 Wednsday being a socail meeting off...

Wednesday, February 1 | 12:00 PM
 Give Me the Strength: Race-Related Stress, Parenting Practices & Socialization Messages of Black Parents
01 Feb

The stories of Michael "Mike" Brown, Breonna Taylor, Deborah Danner, Trayvon Martin, Sean Reed, India Kager, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Daunte Wright, and...

Wednesday, February 1 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
University Shield
01 Feb

Join us at the Skandalaris Center for another Innovation Conversation. Innovation Conversations help to expose students to a variety of creators, innovators,...

Ecology and Evolution of Host-associated Microbes
01 Feb

“As an evolutionary biologist, my broad interest is in understanding how microbes evolve and adapt as populations and communities. My research has addressed...

Wednesday, February 1 | 4:00 PM
Interviewing for Life Sciences PhD Programs
01 Feb

In this session, presented by members of the AAMC Group on Research, Education, and Training (GREAT) Outreach Committee, participants will learn about,...

Wednesday, February 1 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
WUSTL China Forum Discussion Night
01 Feb

Come for an academic discussion on current topics in US-China relations including Taiwan, US-China competition, banning Tik-Tok, EU-China relations and the...

Wednesday, February 1