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Thursday, January 18

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
18 Jan

One of the most iconic images in the American memory is John Trumbull’s Declaration of Independence. The painting was commissioned by Congress in 1817 and...

Chris Jackson and Chrystal Jackson: 'Somewhere in the Stars'
18 Jan

Washington University in St. Louis alumnus (1981) Chris Jackson authored and produced numerous musical shows and productions in St. Louis, the Midwest, and...

A Declaration of Independence medal, image credit belonging to Daniel Frank Sedwick
18 Jan

Drawing from the Washington University Wulfing Collection of ancient coins and from private collectors, the Coins Across Time exhibition examines aspects of...

Gerty T. Cori and Carl F. Cori in lab, circa 1947.
18 Jan

Washington University in St. Louis has been affiliated with 26 Nobel Laureates, many of whom did a significant portion of their award-winning work at the...

MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
18 Jan

The MADness Unleashed exhibition is an overview of MAD Magazine and its place within American culture. The exhibition is highlighted by original art and...

Images for Pasted Youth are courtesy of Andrew Krivine.
18 Jan

Pasted Youth is an exhibition of posters, flyers, fanzines, handbills, record sleeves, badges, and other punk ephemera from the collection of Andrew Krivine....

Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
18 Jan

In the popular imagination, alchemy is often synonymous with the transmutation of lead into gold. But while this was certainly one of the alchemists’ goals,...

Digital Transformation Coffee Hours
18 Jan

Curious about WashU's new Digital Transformation initiative? Have ideas? Want to get involved? Every Thursday, you can join Philip R.O. Payne, Digital...

Thursday, January 18 | 9:00 AM
Textbook Central
18 Jan

Students are invited to come learn about the Libraries’ catalogs and services to find textbooks and other course materials for their classes. Librarians will...

Thursday, January 18 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
18 Jan

This exhibition explores the puzzle of why we seek out and enjoy negative emotions caused by our engagement with art, such as the sadness we feel when we...

EEPS Colloquium: Paul Byrne
18 Jan

Paul Byrne, Associate Professor of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences at Washington University

Thursday, January 18 | 11:30 AM
EEPS Colloquium: Tomáš Magna
18 Jan

1) One group but two tales? HFSE isotope message of carbonatites Despite their close geochemical proximity and generally similar behavior in magmatic...

Thursday, January 18 | 11:30 AM
Open Classroom | Who Benefits from Tax Breaks in St. Louis?
18 Jan

This talk will consider the current dynamics of tax breaks like tax abatement and TIF in the City of St. Louis. Who benefits from these “incentives,” what...

Thursday, January 18 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
MEMS Seminar:  Andrew Fix, PhD
18 Jan

Abstract: It is estimated that 10% of global electricity is spent on cooling and ventilating buildings, and more than 50% of carbon emissions from cooling...

Vagelos Grand Rounds with Jeff Gordon
18 Jan

Gain insight and build connections in the world of science! All are welcome! Please RSVP here: https://linktr.ee/dbbs_srp Also, stay tuned for upcoming...

Thursday, January 18 | 3:00 PM
How People Think
18 Jan

Abstract: What is thinking? If the computational theory of mind is right, it’s some kind of computation. But which? In this talk, I show how the two major...

Thursday, January 18 | 4:00 PM
The Business of Design: Scaling Human-Centered Practices in Complex Organizations
18 Jan

Join us for a special opportunity to hear from world-renowned design thought leader and Sam Fox School alum Doug Powell. Powell’s talk will touch on design...

Thursday, January 18 | 4:15 PM
WashU Law Open House
18 Jan

WashULaw Open House with Dean Russell K. Osgood Join us for an Open House at Anheuser-Busch Hall. Tour the law school, earn MO MCLE credit, connect with...

Thursday, January 18 | 4:30 PM
Dodging the Sisters: Why Queer Nuns Keep Going Viral
18 Jan

Join us for the first of four events in our lecture series “Reverent Irreverence: Parody, Religion, and Contemporary Politics.” In June 2023, the Sisters...

Department Chair's Master's Fellowship Virtual Information Session Hosted by ESE
18 Jan

Learn more about the Department Chair's Master's Fellowship. Students who are accepted into this fellowship will receive financial funding, special...

Thursday, January 18 | 6:30 PM
Virtual Event
WU Cinema Presents: 'The Nice Guys'
18 Jan

Presented on 35mm! “Featuring crackerjack action sequences and bursting with an infectious sense of humor that’s laugh-out-loud hilarious, THE NICE GUYS is a...

Thursday, January 18 | 8:00 PM

Thursday, January 18