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Wednesday, February 14

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
14 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
14 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...

Harry Beckhoff illustration for the fiction story "The Day's Work," Collier's, May 1948. From the Walt Reed Illustration Archive.
14 Feb

The Bend it Like Beckhoff exhibition explores the work of Harry Beckhoff. Beckhoff nearly became an accountant instead of an illustrator after being told in...

A Declaration of Independence medal, image credit belonging to Daniel Frank Sedwick
14 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.
14 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...

Legacy of Fandom: Introducing the Levey Family Collection on Sports and Culture
14 Feb

Lewis Levey (MBA ’67) has collected sports memorabilia all his life. His passion began with personal keepsakes from sporting events he attended as a child...

Big Little Books, Dowd Illustration Research Archive
14 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.
14 Feb

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

Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
14 Feb

Featured artists include Janna Añonuevo Langholz, Arleene Correa Valencia, Zlatko Ćosić, Mee Jey, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, Kiki Salem, Rafael Soldi, and...

Wednesday, February 14 | 9:00 AM
University-Wide Blood Drive
14 Feb

The next University-Wide Blood Drive will take place in Umrath Lounge on the Danforth Campus. Sign up today to donate blood on February 13-14, from 9:00am –...

Wednesday, February 14 | 9:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
14 Feb

Featured artists include Janna Añonuevo Langholz, Arleene Correa Valencia, Zlatko Ćosić, Mee Jey, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, Kiki Salem, Rafael Soldi, and...

Wednesday, February 14 | 10:00 AM
Douglass Day Transcribe-a-thon
14 Feb

Drop in for a collaborative digital transcribe-a-thon in celebration of Frederick Douglass’s birthday. We will be transcribing the correspondence of...

Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
14 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...

Catholic Student Center chapel
14 Feb

Join us for a convenient lunch-hour Mass for Ash Wednesday for the whole WashU community.

TRIADS Training Series: Introduction to Text Analysis in Python
14 Feb

This four-session course will provide participants with an introduction to analyzing textual data using Python. We will begin by learning how to perform...

Student Sunrise project logo
14 Feb

Find out how to support students by using academic, financial and student support information available in their Workday profile. This session is part of...

Wednesday, February 14 | 1:00 PM
Virtual Event
Research Data Stories: Unique Challenges and Common Goals Working With Data in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Life Sciences
14 Feb

Researchers face unique challenges throughout the entire data life cycle, depending on their fields and the data types they generate. Join this in-person...

Physics Colloquium on Life is too short for slow computations
14 Feb

We will discuss dimensionality reduction strategies to help overcome computational barriers -particularly within Bayesian uncertainty quantification- and for...

Wednesday, February 14 | 3:00 PM
ER-coregulators in endocrine resistance and metastasis – Mechanistic and therapeutic insights
14 Feb

Please join us on Wednesday, February 14th for a talk by Rachel Schiff as part of the Siteman Cancer Center Seminar Series followed by a happy hour...

Ash Wednesday Mass
14 Feb

Join us for an evening Ash Wednesday Mass followed by a vegetarian soup dinner for the WashU community. Free parking is available in the East End Garage...

Wednesday, February 14