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McKelvey School of Engineering

Brown School


Monday, February 27

Credit: Katherine Simone Reynolds
27 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
27 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
27 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'
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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...

The Oresteia
27 Feb

The House of Atreus is burdened by an old curse and trapped in a cycle of retributive violence. How can justice be achieved without piling new crimes on top...

Monday, February 27, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
27 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....

Graduate Conversation with Sarah Schulman
27 Feb

Open to any interested graduate students, not only WGSS RSVP required. For graduate students: Join Sarah Schulman, award-winning author, filmmaker, and...

Monday, February 27, 2023 | 10:00 AM
Hashing algorithms for Scalable and Sustainable Machine Learning on Commodity Hardware
27 Feb

Zhaozhuo Xu PhD Candidate Computer Science Department Rice University In recent years, we have witnessed the unprecedented achievements of machine...

Monday, February 27, 2023 | 11:30 AM
McKelvey 1020
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Dr. Thang Pham, Northwestern University
27 Feb

Thang Pham, Postdoc Fellow, Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems (SQMS) Northwestern University Different classes of quantum materials abound with...

The Spatiotemporal Choreography of Another Development at the Single-cell Level
27 Feb

I am a National Science Foundation Plant Genome Initiative Postdoctoral Fellow working in the Walbot Lab at Stanford University on maize anther development....

Monday, February 27, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
27 Feb

The Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies in collaboration with the Obstetrics and Gynecology Interest Group will co-sponsor a Wikipedia...

Monday, February 27, 2023 | 5:30 PM
Jerry Dunn, Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis
27 Feb

Jerry Dunn, PhD, executive director of Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis, will present on the work the agency does in the community on behalf...

Monday, February 27, 2023 | 6:30 PM

Monday, February 27