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Thursday, April 11

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
11 Apr

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...

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

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
11 Apr

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.
11 Apr

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
11 Apr

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
11 Apr

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.
11 Apr

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

Stories that Win Symposium
11 Apr

Stories that Win is a transdisciplinary project deploying computational text analysis to analyze the structure and content of origin stories, be these...

Thursday, April 11 | 12:00 AM
The Novel Nineteenth Century: Trends, Treatments, and Technologies in Nineteenth Century American Medicine
11 Apr

This Glaser Gallery exhibit, "The Novel Nineteenth Century: Trends, Treatments, and Technologies in Nineteenth-Century American Medicine," is on display on...

Women in Innovation & Technology Symposium (WIT)
11 Apr

Please join us for the 2024 Women in Innovation & Technology (WIT) Symposium, where topics will include: Pearls of wisdom from female academic...

Workshop: Presenting data to public audiences
11 Apr

The public is becoming increasingly data-savvy thanks to the rise of Big Data and machine learning. What does this mean for your research and public...

Thursday, April 11 | 9:00 AM
WashU Farmers Market
11 Apr

The WashU School of Medicine Farmers Market is held every Thursday from 10:00am – 2:00pm. During the spring, summer, and fall, the market will take place...

Thursday, April 11 | 10:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
11 Apr

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
11 Apr

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
11 Apr

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
11 Apr

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
11 Apr

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...

EEPS Colloquium: Elizabeth Herndon
11 Apr

Elizabeth Herndon, Senior Staff Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Thursday, April 11 | 11:30 AM
3rd Annual DOM Women in Medicine & Science Seminar: 'Climbing the academic ladder: Insider tips for success'
11 Apr

SAVE THE DATE and join us for the 3rd Annual Department of Medicine Women in Medicine and Science Seminar hosted by Advancing Women in Academic Medicine...

Political Science Speaker Series: Natalia Bueno
11 Apr

Natalia Bueno, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Emory University, will present research. More details coming soon.

Thursday, April 11 | 12:00 PM
Save the Dates: 2024 Speaker Series
11 Apr

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, April 11 | 12:00 PM
The Future of Public Health: A conversation with Rochelle Walensky, MD, AB '91, and William Powderly, MD
11 Apr

Throughout their careers, Rochelle Walensky, MD, AB '91, and William Powderly, MD, have contributed meaningful research on HIV/AIDS and other infectious...

Thursday, April 11 | 12:00 PM
Seven Tensions of Negotiation
11 Apr

Join Professor Karen Tokarz as she moderates a discussion with Visiting Professor and Author Cash Nickerson. This event will be available as an in-person...

Distinguished Lectures in Biomolecular Condensates
11 Apr

Please join us for the Distinguished Lectures on Biomolecular Condensates Series sponsored by the Center for Biomolecular Condensates in the McKelvey School...

New Directions in Diversity, Inclusion, and Leadership
11 Apr

Join Professor Adrienne Davis as she moderates a discussion with Bryan Adamson – David & Ann Brennan Professor of Law, Assoc. Dean for Diversity & Inclusion...

Invisible Inequalities: Mechanisms of Racial Inequality in the Criminal Legal System
11 Apr

The Washington University Prison Education Project is delighted to present the 2024 Maggie Garb Memorial Lecture, featuring Marisa Omori in a presentation...

Office of Technology Management (OTM) Office Hours: Licensing Technology from Tech Transfer Offices for your Startup – A National Perspective
11 Apr

Join us for this special edition of Office Hours, immediately following the annual Women In Innovation and Technology Symposium in the Eric P. Newman...

Thursday, April 11 | 3:30 PM
#SciComm Seminar: Save Your Poster, Save the World
11 Apr

Conference posters, the most common form of research communication, are often overlooked for the career boost they can provide. Zen Faulkes, PhD, author of...

Thursday, April 11 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
How to Hold AI Accountable: A Conversation with Hilke Schellmann
11 Apr

Hilke Schellman is an Emmy award winning investigative reporter, assistant professor of journalism at New York University, and a Pulitzer Center Grantee/2022...

Into the Pond and Beyond: A Journey Into Duckweed Transcriptomics Using Spatial and Single-Cell Genomics
11 Apr

Kevin Cox, Washington University, Department of Biology, will present this Living Earth Collaborative/Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar. Please use...

Thursday, April 11 | 4:00 PM
AFAS Featured Event: Works of Samuel Shearer and Thembelani Mbatha
11 Apr

Join professors Samuel Shearer and Thembelani Mbatha from the African and African American Studies department for an enriching conversation. They will be...

Thursday, April 11 | 4:30 PM
EPACENTER, East Palo Alto, CA / 2017-2020 (image courtesy of Quinlin Messenger)
11 Apr

As a design justice and equity steward, Quinlin Messenger’s leadership and creative identity are rooted in his African American, Native American, and Jewish...

All Student Theatre presents Alice in Wonderland
11 Apr

WashU's outdoor, student run theater group, All Student Theatre, will be putting on "Alice in Wonderland," by Eva Le Gallienne and Florida Friebus, adapted...

Thursday, April 11 | 8:00 PM
Visiting Hurst Professor: Laird Hunt - Reading
11 Apr

Washington University Department of English is proud to welcome Professor Laird Hunt as part of its Hurst Visiting Professors Series.

Thursday, April 11 | 8:00 PM
Visiting Hurst Professor: Yiyun Li - Reading
11 Apr

Yiyun Li is the author of eleven books, including Wednesday's Child, The Book of Goose, Where Reasons End, Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your...

Thursday, April 11 | 8:00 PM

Thursday, April 11