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Wednesday, May 31

 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.
31 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...

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
31 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'
31 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...

Reaching New Heights: The Life and Legacy of Michael W. Friedlander
31 May

Distinguished professor of physics Michael W. Friedlander led an extraordinary life dedicated to his family and students at Washington University in St....

Shakespeare in Hand
31 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
31 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....

Wicked Women: White Women as Perpetrators of Mass Violence
31 May

The Wicked Women: White Women as Perpetrators of Mass Violence exhibition discusses the connection between whiteness, gender and violence through women...

WUNIC Seminar Series: Correlated Noise and its Implications for Functional Connectivity Estimation and Machine Learning Model Interpretation
31 May

Abstract: Multi-channel neuroimaging data, including magneto- and encephalography (M/EEG), often display a rich correlation structure. These correlations can...

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
'Killing the Buddha': Reconstructing Zen
31 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...

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 | 11:00 AM
African Modernism in America
31 May

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

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 | 11:00 AM
The Air that Inhabits: 2023 MFA in Visual Art Thesis Exhibition
31 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
31 May

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

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Students hang out in the Brookings Quad on a fall afternoon on WashU's campus. Photo: James Byard/Washington University.
31 May

We know that the process of researching and applying to college, as well as understanding financial assistance, can be stressful and intimidating for...

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Danforth Campus Toastmasters Club Returns February 1
31 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 31, 2023 | 12:00 PM
Simon Hall, 113
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Astronomy on Tap with Andrew West on Black Holes and Supercomputers
31 May

Astronomy on Tap - STL is back! Joins us for the talk “Black Holes and Supercomputers – Revealing the High Energy Dance of Nature’s Strangest Objects.”

Wednesday, May 31