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Wednesday, February 28

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
28 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
28 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.
28 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
28 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.
28 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
28 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
28 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.
28 Feb

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

Olin's 8th Annual Family Enterprise Symposium
28 Feb

Strategies of Transition for Private Business Join us for a discussion on Main Street’s Tidal Wave of Transition— part of the third annual Olin Brookings...

Wednesday, February 28 | 8:00 AM
Emerson Auditorium
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Christine A. Sinsky, MD
28 Feb

I2DB Grand Rounds: “Creating a Manageable Cockpit for Clinicians: Fixing the Workplace, not the Worker” with Christine A. Sinsky, MD Sponsored by the...

Wednesday, February 28 | 9:00 AM
Virtual Event
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
28 Feb

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

Wednesday, February 28 | 9:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
28 Feb

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

Wednesday, February 28 | 10:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
28 Feb

The St. Louis–based artist Kahlil Robert Irving creates assemblages made of layered images and sculptures composed of replicas of everyday objects. Mainly...

Santiago Sierra: 52 Canvases Exposed to Mexico City’s Air
28 Feb

The Madrid-based artist Santiago Sierra presents 52 Canvases Exposed to Mexico City’s Air (2019) in the Saligman Family Atrium. Known for his provocative...

Space Mapping: Video Art Series
28 Feb

In coordination with the exhibition Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present, the artist Kahlil Robert Irving selected a series of contemporary video...

The Body in Pieces
28 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
28 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...

Brown School Admissions & Recruitment | Lunch & Learn: Part-Time MSW Program
28 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,...

Wednesday, February 28 | 11:30 AM
Is This Information Common Knowledge? Knowing When to Cite Sources
28 Feb

Do I need to cite that the United States landed on the moon in 1969? Is it necessary to cite a popular song that everyone knows? Come learn what information...

Wednesday, February 28 | 12:00 PM
Supporting Working Parents: Family-Friendly Business Policies
28 Feb

More than two-thirds of American workers still lack access to paid leave, leaving many families with the difficult choice of paying their bills or caring for...

Wednesday, February 28 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Culture and Environmental Crisis
28 Feb

Patricia Olynyk (the Florence and Frank Bush Professor in Art, Sam Fox School) moderates a conversation on environmental humanities today between Faculty...

Wednesday, February 28 | 1:00 PM
Student Sunrise project logo
28 Feb

See how Workday Student organizes student advising and support together in one system, including advisor roles, advisor assignments and advising notes. This...

Wednesday, February 28 | 1:00 PM
Virtual Event
Physics Colloquium on Hunting for Ghosts using Rare-Isotope Doped Superconducting and Optomechanical Sensors
28 Feb

Nuclear beta and electron capture (EC) decay serve as sensitive probes of the structure and symmetries of the charged weak force between quarks and leptons....

Wednesday, February 28 | 3:00 PM
2024 Rava Memorial Lecture Series: Between Venice and the World: Gentile Bellini's Portrait of Sultan Mehmet II and Matters of Italianità
28 Feb

Our topic: Painted in 1480 at the Ottoman court in Istanbul, Gentile' Bellini's famed portrait of Sultan Mehmed II has had a rich afterlife, stretching...

Black is Future
28 Feb

Join us for an art installation and a fireside chat with the artist. Hosted by WUNSBE, All Black Creatives and McKelvey Engineering Food and drinks to follow

Environmental Studies Knight Distinguished Lecture Series
28 Feb

Alexander F. Gazmararian is a political scientist at Princeton University, where he holds the Prize Fellowship in the Social Sciences. He studies how people...

Wednesday, February 28 | 4:00 PM
Faculty Book Celebration: 'In Defense of Tackiness: The Queer Environmental Politics of Glitter'
28 Feb

The publication of a monograph or significant creative work is a milestone in the career of an academic. The Center for the Humanities commemorates this...

Wednesday, February 28 | 4:00 PM
Bend it Like Beckhoff Exhibition Opening
28 Feb

Join us for the opening celebration of the Bend it Like Beckhoff exhibition. The exhibition was curated by Jeffrey Johnson, MFA–IVC graduate student, as part...

Wednesday, February 28 | 4:30 PM
Conversations with Leaders: Ronne Turner, Vice Provost, Admissions and Financial Aid
28 Feb

Join us for a virtual conversation with Ronné Turner, vice provost for Admissions & Financial Aid, hosted by the WashU Black Alumni Council. Turner will...

Wednesday, February 28 | 5:30 PM
Virtual Event
Medline via PubMed: A Fantastic, Free Health Database
28 Feb

Learn how to effectively search Medline via PubMed for public health, psychological, and therapeutic information. Covers MeSH searching, applying limits,...

Wednesday, February 28 | 8:30 PM
Virtual Event

Wednesday, February 28