A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Brown School


Wednesday, May 3

Credit: Katherine Simone Reynolds
03 May

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

 This image is an illustration by Stanley Galli that was painted for a Weyerhaeuser advertisement. The illustration can be found in Washington University in St. Louis’ Walter Reed Illustrative Archive within the Modern Graphic History Library Collection.
03 May

The Artifacts & Fictions exhibition presents selected works from the Master of Fine Arts in Illustration and Visual Culture (MFA-IVC) students as a part of...

BME Dissertation Defense: Daniel Simmons
03 May

Presenting on “Chronic Prestress Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Electrophysiology” Read the full abstract. Daniel Simmons, PhD candidate, will defend their...

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

"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 May

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
03 May

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

Shakespeare in Hand
03 May

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
03 May

"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....

National Academies at WashU - engagement on antiracism, equity, diversity and inclusion
03 May

In conjunction with the recent National Academies report on Advancing Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in STEMM Organizations, the National...

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 | 9:00 AM
'Killing the Buddha': Reconstructing Zen
03 May

“If you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him.” So said a Zen master in an iconoclastic koan—a paradoxical statement to provoke a disciple into...

African Modernism in America
03 May

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

The Air that Inhabits: 2023 MFA in Visual Art Thesis Exhibition
03 May

I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed & that necessary. – Margaret Atwood The air that inhabits...

Torkwase Dyson: Bird and Lava
03 May

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

Danforth Campus Toastmasters Club Returns February 1
03 May

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, May 3, 2023 | 12:00 PM
Simon Hall, 113
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Seventh Annual Wealth & Asset Management Research Conference
03 May

The Seventh Annual WAM Conference will convene investment practitioners, scholars and students who share the common goal of better understanding the...

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 | 1:00 PM
MFA in Illustration and Visual Culture Student Exhibition Opening
03 May

Join us for the opening reception of the Master of Fine Arts in Illustration and Visual Culture (MFA-IVC) student exhibition, Artifacts & Fictions: Curated...

Kemper Kick-Back
03 May

Put down your books, gather your friends and join us for some creative self-care. Grab free snacks and snow cones, experience guided meditations, enjoy...

Wednesday, May 3