A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Friday, February 3

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
03 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'
03 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
03 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...

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
03 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
03 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
03 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'
03 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...

Data Sharing for Federally Funded Researchers
03 Feb

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) recently put out a memo stating that all federally funded, scientific data needs to be shared...

National Women Physicians Day Women in Leadership Story Panel
03 Feb

Do you ever wonder how leaders get to their positions? Are you interested in networking? Every career path is different, but there is much to learn from...

Image from “Lulu” directed by Robert Wilson. Play by Frank Wedekind. Premiered on April 12, 2011 at the Berliner Ensemble, Berlin, Germany. Performed in German. (Photo: Lesley Leslie-Spinks.)
03 Feb

Robert Wilson, one of the world’s foremost theater and visual artists, will deliver the 2023 Laskey Charrette Kickoff Lecture, titled “Two Street.” His...

The Black Rep presents 'The Light'
03 Feb

The St. Louis Black Repertory Company continues its 46th Season with The Light by Loy A. Webb. Previews begin Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at the Hotchner...

Friday, February 3