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Friday, February 16

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
16 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
16 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.
16 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
16 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.
16 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
16 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
16 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.
16 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
16 Feb

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

Friday, February 16 | 9:00 AM
Data Visualization in Tableau
16 Feb

Learn how to use Tableau to create tables, graphs, charts, and thematic maps. This workshop is intended for people with little to no Tableau experience....

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

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

Friday, February 16 | 10:00 AM
CARLA A. NG Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering Secondary Appointment, Environmental and Occupational Health Secondary Appointment, Chemical & Petroleum Engineering University of Pittsburgh
16 Feb

CARLA A. NG Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering Secondary Appointment, Environmental and Occupational Health Secondary...

Daricia Wilkinson
16 Feb

Daricia Wilkinson Postdoctoral Associate Microsoft Research AI and data-driven technologies have permeated multiple aspects of our lives often...

The Body in Pieces
16 Feb

In her 1994 text The Body in Pieces, art historian Linda Nochlin proposes the fragment as a metaphor for modernity. She argues that artists’ impulse to...

Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
16 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...

Promotional image for the Atkin Residency in the Art of Democracy, featuring a grid of photos of artists and artwork.
16 Feb

Join Gephardt Institute staff in this information session about the Atkin Residency in the Art of Democracy. The Atkin Residency in the Art of Democracy...

Friday, February 16 | 12:00 PM
Brown School Admissions & Recruitment | Part-Time MSW Program
16 Feb

Join a panel of representatives from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis to learn about the Part-Time Master of Social Work program,...

Friday, February 16 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Save the Dates: Workshop in Politics, Ethics and Society (WPES)
16 Feb

Save these dates for our upcoming Workshop on Politics, Ethics and Society series: February 9th, 12pm-1:30pm in the Weidenbaum CenterFebruary 16th,...

Friday, February 16 | 12:00 PM
TRIADS Mobile Assessment and Intervention Network (MAIN) Meeting
16 Feb

The TRIADS Mobile Assessment and Intervention Network (MAIN) Nexus Group will meet to discuss its latest work and next steps. The goal of this group is to...

Friday, February 16 | 12:00 PM
SOC Student Field Trip: Guided Tour of "Moving Narratives" Exhibit
16 Feb

How can narratives – visual, textual, and oral -- bridge divides between migrants and the communities in which they settle? Join us for an off-campus field...

Friday, February 16 | 12:45 PM
Research Data Stories: Unique Challenges and Common Goals Working With Data Across Biomedical Disciplines
16 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...

Jeffrey T Fort Neuroscience Research Building at Washington University with St. Louis skyline and arch in background
16 Feb

The Advancing Neuroscience seminar series at Washington University is a bi-weekly showcase of exciting research happening at Washington University in the...

Neighbor's Day
16 Feb

WashU Neighborhood C.A.R.E. (Connect, Advocate, Respect, Engage) is hosting Neighbor's Day at the Bears Basketball Double Header. The entire WashU community...

Friday, February 16 | 4:30 PM
Swissness Applied Exhibition, Yale University (Photo: Michael Vahrenwald)
16 Feb

Architecture Office is a Zurich-based Swiss American practice led by Nicole McIntosh and Jonathan Louie. Their research and design are influenced by images...

In the Moon’s Shadow – Chasing Eclipses
16 Feb

Angela Speck has a doctorate in Astronomy from University College London and has been a Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Physics &...

Friday, February 16 | 7:30 PM

Friday, February 16