A guide to events on our campuses.

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Wednesday, February 22

Credit: Katherine Simone Reynolds
22 Feb

In 2021 the Washington University Libraries acquired the literary papers of Aaron Coleman. Coleman, a poet and translator, received his Master of Fine Arts...

50 Years of Title IX
22 Feb

In June 1972, Congress passed Title IX, prohibiting sex-based discrimination in any federal government-funded school or other educational programs. The 50...

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
22 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'
22 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...

Inherent Vice: Preserving Vulnerable Collections
22 Feb

Libraries and archives are stewards to immense collections threatened by building leaks, pest infestations, and their own inherent vices. The Inherent Vice...

School of Medicine Composting Pilot Program
22 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...

Shakespeare in Hand
22 Feb

Shakespeare’s words have become so famous that there is a quote for just about every circumstance or occasion. Though many miniature books feature an entire...

Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
22 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....

PET-RTRC Workshops & Scientific Session
22 Feb

2023 PET-RTRC Workshops & Scientific Session. The goal of our Center is to develop a portfolio of targeted PET-based probes for human imaging to detect...

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 8:30 AM
2023 Midwest Climate Summit
22 Feb

The Midwest Climate Summit is a three-day gathering of climate leaders, researchers, and professionals focused on expanding knowledge, accelerating climate...

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 9:00 AM
Foundations of an Inclusive & Equitable WashU
22 Feb

All WashU staff and faculty are invited to take part in this 90-minute interactive session. Participants will interact with the University mission, goals,...

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 9:00 AM
April Wang
22 Feb

April Wang PhD Candidate School of Information University of Michigan Computing technologies allow people to work, learn, and socialize remotely but...

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 11:30 AM
McKelvey Hall, 1020
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Know Your Level: The How’s and Why’s of Community-Engaged Research
22 Feb

Join the Center for Community Health Partnership & Research for the next installment of the Know Your Level of Community Engagement lecture series. This...

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 11:30 AM
Virtual Event
Anti-oppressive and De-colonial Approaches to Community Engagement in St. Louis
22 Feb

Against a backdrop of de-colonial challenges, what should be the role of anti-oppressive community work practice? Join Durrell Smith, who has over a decade...

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Porter Week, PhD Candidate, Institute of Materials Science & Engineering
22 Feb

Porter Weeks, PhD Candidate, Institute of Materials Science & Engineering Despite intense interest in the discovery and design of metallic glasses, the...

Skills of an Inclusive Workplace: Core Concepts*
22 Feb

All WashU staff and faculty are invited to participate in building awareness of the individual roles we play in creating a more inclusive WashU community....

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 2:00 PM
Virtual Event
Leadership Perspectives: Startup 360°
22 Feb

Looking at entrepreneurship inside, outside, upside down Playing the long game in the entrepreneurial space Entrepreneurship is a journey, and often an...

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Physics Colloquium on Element Synthesis and Neutrinos in Neutron Star Mergers
22 Feb

The merging of two neutron stars is a true multimessenger event which includes gravitational waves, an electromagnetic signal and the emission of enormous...

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Transitions Inside the Labyrinth of Caregiving
22 Feb

Dr. Parker Oliver will merge her research with caregivers at the end of life and her personal experience in caring for her husband, providing participants...

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Jan Wagner Reading & Discussion
22 Feb

In this virtual reading and discussion, Max Kade Visiting Writer Jan Wagner will present his work in English translation. Wagner is a German poet, essayist,...

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 5:30 PM
Ownership Insights in Motorsports
22 Feb

A special evening with three families driving innovation in racing. Motorsports and auto racing capture the hearts of millions of fans worldwide. When...

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 5:30 PM
MFA in Visual Art Program Lecture: Alison Hiltner
22 Feb

Alison Hiltner’s visual arts practice explores how science fiction cinema influences our current understanding of scientific research and how that filter of...

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 6:00 PM

Wednesday, February 22