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McKelvey School of Engineering

Brown School


Monday, March 27

Credit: Katherine Simone Reynolds
27 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...

2023 Open Education Week: WashU Student Advocacy for Access to Affordable Textbooks
27 Mar

Open Education Week raises awareness and highlights innovative open education successes worldwide every year. Open Education Week allows practitioners,...

50 Years of Title IX
27 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
27 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'
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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...

Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
27 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....

WashU Earth Week 2023
27 Mar

Every year as the harbingers of spring arrive on campus, we start to think more about the earth around us. Annually, April 22 marks Earth Day, but we come to...

Women in Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine
27 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...

Donuts with the Vice Dean
27 Mar

Come to the Office of Grad Studies Suite and have coffee and donuts with Director of Grad Student Affairs, Andy Wiegert and Vice Dean of Graduate Education,...

Monday, March 27, 2023 | 8:30 AM
African Modernism in America
27 Mar

Organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Fisk University Galleries, African Modernism in America is the first major traveling exhibition to...

Torkwase Dyson: Bird and Lava
27 Mar

Torkwase Dyson’s artwork engages urgent issues regarding architecture, infrastructure, and the social and political impacts of the climate crisis—bringing...

Unified Vision-Language Modeling through A Visual Grounding Perspective
27 Mar

Zhengyuan Yang Senior Researcher Microsoft Our surrounding world is multi-modal in nature. My research in vision-language (VL) aims to build machines...

Monday, March 27, 2023 | 11:30 AM
McKelvey 1020
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Dr. Lin Zhou, Ames National Laboratory
27 Mar

Dr. Lin Zhou, Staff Scientist, Ames National Laboratory and Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University. The properties...

Working at the Intersection of Art, Activism, and Anti-Carcerality: Sarah Shourd and Shubra Ohri in Conversation
27 Mar

The Washington University Prison Education Project is delighted to present the 2023 Maggie Garb Memorial Lecture, featuring playwright and journalist Sarah...

Monday, March 27, 2023 | 4:00 PM
War and Rape in Northern Ethiopia: A Dialogue About Healing and Justice
27 Mar

War and Rape in Northern Ethiopia: A Dialogue About Healing and Justice is a discussion focused on the atrocities committed in northern Ethiopia during the...

Monday, March 27, 2023 | 5:30 PM
cover photo from "The Pope at War" by David I. Kertzer
27 Mar

Join us for a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Kertzer about his new book The Pope at War: The Secret History of Pius XII, Mussolini,...

Monday, March 27, 2023 | 7:00 PM

Monday, March 27