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Thursday, February 29

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
29 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
29 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.
29 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
29 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.
29 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
29 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
29 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.
29 Feb

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

TRIADS Training Series: Introduction to Machine Learning
29 Feb

This four-course seminar will provide participants with a basic foundation in Machine Learning. Machine Learning is a rapidly growing field of interest and...

Second Annual Rare Disease Day
29 Feb

A chance to bring together those working on rare diseases to collaborate, share experiences, work through obstacles and discuss the future of rare diseases,...

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

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

Thursday, February 29 | 9:00 AM
Collaborative Café: Working towards equity through multisector engagement
29 Feb

Our 2023-2024 Racial Equity series is back with the third of four Collaborative Café events centered on racial equity in research. Panelists will discuss...

Thursday, February 29 | 9:30 AM
BME Seminar: Sarah Veatch, PhD
29 Feb

Presenting on "Biological tuning of the membrane phase transition facilitates plasma membrane organization and function". Sarah Veatch, PhD, professor of...

Thursday, February 29 | 10:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
29 Feb

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

Thursday, February 29 | 10:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
29 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
29 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
29 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
29 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
29 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...

Mia's Treats Delight Table, Women and Diverse-Owned Business Marketplace Event
29 Feb

Please join us for a Supplier Diversity Lunch & Learn on February 29th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in the Umrath Lounge! Discover more about WashU's Supplier...

Thursday, February 29 | 12:00 PM
Zotero – Choose Your Own Adventure
29 Feb

Attention Zotero users! Experienced any challenges or vexing mysteries while using Zotero? Bring your questions to this workshop for one-on-one problem...

Graduate workshop: From Climate Anxiety to Climate Action
29 Feb

Join Faculty Books Celebration keynote speaker Nicole Seymour in a two-hour writing workshop on writing in an age of major climate upheaval. Seymour will...

MEMS SEMINAR:  Fabrication and Actuation Strategies for Uncovering New Functionalities  in Responsive Materials
29 Feb

Asaf Dana, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University Actuators are valuable components in various...

Physics Theory Seminar on Virus spread in quantum Internet
29 Feb

With recent advances in quantum communications like long-range quantum key distribution and quantum teleportation, we can realize telecommunication via...

Thursday, February 29 | 3:00 PM
A Conversation with Noa Yedlin
29 Feb

Noa Yedlin, a best­selling and award-win­ning Israeli writer, is the recip­i­ent of both the Sapir Prize (the Israeli Book­er) and the Prime Min­is­ter’s...

Living Earth Collaborative/Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar Series
29 Feb

Chloe Gehret “Carryover effects of salinity impact propagule release by a common marine biofouling species” Lauren Johnson “Mosquito Activity and Behavior in...

Thursday, February 29 | 4:00 PM
Pranksters, Standups and Fitness Gurus: New Perspectives on Parody
29 Feb

Join us for the third event in our series “Reverent Irreverence: Parody, Religion, and Contemporary Politics.” Assistant Professor Fannie Bialek will...

WUGPV General Base Meeting
29 Feb

WashU Graduate and Professional Votes (WUGPV), a nonpartisan group of graduate and professional students at Washington University in St. Louis, is hosting a...

William H. Matheson Reception and Lecture Featuring Craig Monson
29 Feb

The Lord, The Slave, & The Tailor’s Son: A Case of Identity Theft in Renaissance Italy This year's Matheson lecture will be held in celebration of Gerhild...

WU Cinema Presents: 'Oppenheimer'
29 Feb

Directed by: Christopher Nolan Stars: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr., Cillian Murphy Rated R • Length 180 min • Year 2023 Written and directed...

Thursday, February 29 | 7:30 PM

Thursday, February 29