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Thursday, February 15

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
15 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
15 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.
15 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
15 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.
15 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
15 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
15 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.
15 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
15 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...

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

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

Thursday, February 15 | 9:00 AM
BME Seminar: Isabel Vanegas, PhD
15 Feb

Presenting on "Using electrophysiology to unravel circuits of visuomotor behavior for the study, diagnosis, and treatment of neurodegenerative...

Thursday, February 15 | 10:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
15 Feb

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

Thursday, February 15 | 10:00 AM
Hong Hu
15 Feb

High-dimensional Information Processing: Optimality and Universality Abstract: The proliferation of large-scale datasets has driven extensive applications...

Thursday, February 15 | 11:00 AM
How To Select a Repository for Your Data
15 Feb

As more funders and publishers are now mandating data sharing in repositories, the process of identifying the appropriate repository for your specific data...

Thursday, February 15 | 11:00 AM
Virtual Event
Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
15 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...

Save the Dates: 2024 Speaker Series
15 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 15 | 12:00 PM
Fanwei Kong,  postdoctoral scholar working in the Cardiovascular Biomechanics Computation Lab at Stanford University.
15 Feb

Fanwei Kong, Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University. Abstract: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, and current treatments...

Causal Proportionality as a Cognitive Budgeting Process
15 Feb

Abstract: Since Yablo (1992), philosophers have been concerned with quantifying the proportionality of cause-effect relationships. Broadly speaking, a cause...

Thursday, February 15 | 4:00 PM
Research Adventures from Madagascar
15 Feb

Madagascar, one of the world’s most important biodiversity hotspots, has experienced significant losses in plant and animal life. Human hardships are also...

Thursday, February 15 | 4:00 PM
The Engage Democracy 2024 Logo
15 Feb

Join WashU Graduate and Professional Votes on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Stix House to show your love of democracy at a “Blind Date with a...

Thursday, February 15 | 5:30 PM
International Writers Series: Mona Kareem
15 Feb

Join the International Writers Series for an evening of poetry in translation with esteemed poet and translator Mona Kareem. She will be joined in...

AFAS Featured Event: Jazz and Journaling
15 Feb

Take a moment to unwind while learning about the history of Black people and jazz music. Journals will be passed out during the event! Please RSVP so we can...

Thursday, February 15 | 6:00 PM
Visiting Writer: Heather Radke
15 Feb

Heather Radke is a writer and a Contributing Editor at WNYC's award-winning podcast Radiolab. Her first book, Butts: A Backstory, was named a Best Book of...

Thursday, February 15 | 8:00 PM

Thursday, February 15