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Thursday, February 1

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
01 Feb

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...

Map of the Missouri Compromise, Library of Congress
01 Feb

The famous Black abolitionist William Wells Brown once remarked, “No part of our slave-holding country is more noted for the barbarity of its inhabitants...

A Declaration of Independence medal, image credit belonging to Daniel Frank Sedwick
01 Feb

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

Photo from the Missouri Historical Society.
01 Feb

The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also known as the St. Louis World’s Fair, opened its doors to the public on April 30, 1904. By the time it concluded in...

Gerty T. Cori and Carl F. Cori in lab, circa 1947.
01 Feb

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...

Big Little Books, Dowd Illustration Research Archive
01 Feb

Explore the small and smaller books in the Little Libris exhibition displayed as a miniature library. The miniature library display contains books from...

Images for Pasted Youth are courtesy of Andrew Krivine.
01 Feb

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

Digital Transformation Coffee Hours
01 Feb

New Location at Skandalaris Center on Thursday, May 30! Curious about WashU's new Digital Transformation initiative? Have ideas? Want to get involved? Every...

Peiyan 'Peggie' Dong
01 Feb

Towards Ultimate Efficiency in Ubiquitous ML Powered Intelligence and Green AI Abstract: As AI techniques continue to advance, the efficient deployment of...

Thursday, February 1 | 11:00 AM
Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
01 Feb

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...

Power Lunch & Learn: Creating Your Portfolio Life
01 Feb

Join The Portfolio Life author Christina Wallace sharing her insights on how to future-proof your career, avoid burnout, and build a life bigger than your...

Thursday, February 1 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Save the Dates: 2024 Speaker Series
01 Feb

Save the Dates for our upcoming Speaker Series: February 1, 12pm-1pmFebruary 8, 12pm-1pmFebruary 15, 12pm-1pmMarch 21, 12pm-1pmApril 11, 12pm-1pm

Thursday, February 1 | 12:00 PM
TRIADS Speaker Series: Ten Years of Collaboration Between Ethnography and Epidemiology
01 Feb

In this talk, an epidemiologist (Téllez-Rojo) and a medical anthropologist (Roberts) reflect on our decade of collaboratively "making better numbers" about...

Thursday, February 1 | 12:00 PM
Wellbeing Efforts Across the Washington University Medical Campus – Lunch & Learn
01 Feb

Burnout is on the rise among health professionals. Many efforts on the Washington University Medical Campus are addressing the well-being of the health care...

Thursday, February 1 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
MEMS Seminar:  Jason Steck, PhD
01 Feb

"Soft materials resist fracture by deconcentrating stress" Abstract: Fracture occurs because cracks concentrate stress. Materials resist fracture by...

Political Science Speaker Series: Naima Green-Riley
01 Feb

Political concerns over Chinese ideological influence in the United States have focused heavily on the threats posed by U.S.-based Confucius Institutes and...

Thursday, February 1 | 4:17 PM
Black History Month Celebration
01 Feb

Join the Department of African & African American Studies, the Center for Black Grads, African Student Association, Black Men's Coalition, Association of...

Thursday, February 1 | 5:00 PM
Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya lecture
01 Feb

Born in Atlanta to Thai and Indonesian immigrants, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya is a multidisciplinary artist, educator and activist. Her work in sculpture,...

The Sum of Us: Moving Beyond the Myth of Equity as a Zero-Sum Game Heather McGhee, Distinguished Visiting Scholar
01 Feb

The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity and our partners are proud to announce Heather McGhee as the 2024 Distinguished Visiting Scholar....

Thursday, February 1 | 6:00 PM
Visiting Writer: Giada Scodellaro
01 Feb

Giada Scodellaro was born in Naples, Italy and raised in the Bronx, New York. She is a writer, photographer, and translator who holds an MFA in Fiction from...

Thursday, February 1 | 8:00 PM

Thursday, February 1