A guide to events on our campuses.

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Wednesday, March 1

Credit: Katherine Simone Reynolds
01 Mar

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
01 Mar

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
01 Mar

"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 Mar

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
01 Mar

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
01 Mar

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
01 Mar

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
01 Mar

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...

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
01 Mar

"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....

Women in Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine
01 Mar

Back by popular demand, this exhibit, in collaboration with the Academic Women's Network, features 22 women from the Washington University School of Medicine...

Creative Practice Workshop Information Session
01 Mar

Please join the center’s co-directors, Danielle Dutton and Ignacio Infante, for an information session about the WashU Creative Practice Workshop, including...

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
WashU Employee Onsite Biometric Screening Event
01 Mar

Knowing your numbers is key in detecting disease early and we offer three ways for all WashU benefits eligible employees to complete their annual screening...

Label-Efficient Textual Knowledge Extraction and Utilization
01 Mar

Jiaxin Huang PhD Candidate Department of Computer Science University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign With tremendous amounts of texts across the Internet...

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | 11:30 AM
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Danforth Campus Toastmasters Club Returns February 1
01 Mar

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, March 1, 2023 | 12:00 PM
Simon Hall, 113
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Adaptation to Extreme Environments: Lessons from Arabidopsis Natural Populations
01 Mar

Our group is broadly interested in understanding how complex traits evolve. We integrate computational approaches with lab-based experimental work to...

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Dr. Shannon LaDeau
01 Mar

Vector-borne disease (VBD) is a growing risk to urban communities across the globe. Rising cases of mosquito-borne viruses such as dengue, Zika and...

Colloquium:  Can Collisions Create Earth's Isotopic Cousin?
01 Mar

All the planets in our Solar System are mixtures from different source materials, which can be identified by their distinct isotopic compositions. Under...

Recipe as a Bodily Text
01 Mar

How were women’s cooking recipes read and transmitted in Chosŏn Korea? Dr. Son's talk focuses on the two sixteenth-century cookbooks of the elite women and...

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
U.S.-China Relations: Damaged Beyond Repair?
01 Mar

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy invites you to a conversation with Bob Davis on “U.S.-China Relations: Damaged beyond repair?”, sponsored by the...

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | 4:30 PM
Mound House in Marfa, Texas, designed by Johnston Marklee & Associates. (Photo: Eric Staudenmaier, courtesy Johnston Marklee)
01 Mar

Sharon Johnston, FAIA, and Mark Lee are the founding partners of the architecture firm Johnston Marklee. Since its establishment in 1998 in Los Angeles,...

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 | 6:00 PM

Wednesday, March 1