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Wednesday, April 17

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
17 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.
17 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
17 Apr

Drawing from the Washington University Wulfing Collection of ancient coins and from private collectors, the Coins Across Time exhibition examines aspects of...

Commuter Challenge
17 Apr

Join us for the April 2024 Commuter Challenge! This campus-wide challenge celebrates, supports and encourages the use of sustainable transportation at WashU....

Photo from the Missouri Historical Society.
17 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
17 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
17 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.
17 Apr

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

The Novel Nineteenth Century: Trends, Treatments, and Technologies in Nineteenth Century American Medicine
17 Apr

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

Day of Dialogue and Action 2024
17 Apr

Since 2015, members of the Washington University community have dedicated a day in the spring semesters to pause, convene, and engage across roles and campus...

Wednesday, April 17 | 8:30 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
17 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
17 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
17 Apr

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

Statistics and Data Science Seminar: Boosting e-BH via conditional calibration
17 Apr

Abstract: The e-BH procedure is an e-value-based multiple testing procedure that provably controls the false discovery rate (FDR) under any dependence...

Wednesday, April 17 | 11:00 AM
Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
17 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...

Danforth Campus Toastmasters Club Open House
17 Apr

You are invited to the WUSTL Speaks 10th Anniversary Open House. Experience a Toastmasters Meeting and meet some WashU Toastmasters. The club meets every...

Wednesday, April 17 | 12:00 PM
Seigle Hall, 109
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Physics Colloquium on New Experimental Platforms for Molecular Polaritonics
17 Apr

Polaritons are hybrid light-matter states with unusual properties that arise from strong interactions between a molecular ensemble and the confined...

Wednesday, April 17 | 2:45 PM
McKelvey Engineering Honors Ceremony
17 Apr

Join us as we recognize students and faculty during the annual honors ceremony.

 Panel on The Vital Role of the Arts and Humanities in Public Health: Reconceiving the Sexual and Reproductive Body
17 Apr

In light of Washington University's momentous decision to establish a new School of Public Health (the first new school in 100 years), panelists will...

Wednesday, April 17 | 4:30 PM
AFAS Alumni Virtual Panel
17 Apr

Save the date and join the Department of African and African American Studies for a virtual alumni panel. Former AFAS students will come together to share...

Wednesday, April 17 | 5:30 PM
Virtual Event
Dinner & Dialogue: 'Sensible Censorship: What Secrets Should the Government Keep?'
17 Apr

Are people always entitled to the truth, regardless of how harmful it may be? Are there any secrets that the government is morally justified in keeping from...

Out at Work
17 Apr

Join the Spectrum Office and the Center for Career Engagement for a panel discussion on how to navigate being out at work! We will have alumni and...

Wednesday, April 17 | 6:30 PM
Library Resources After Graduation
17 Apr

Learn about the library resources that are available to you after you graduate.

Wednesday, April 17 | 8:30 PM
Virtual Event

Wednesday, April 17