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Thursday, April 18

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
18 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.
18 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
18 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
18 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.
18 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
18 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
18 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.
18 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
18 Apr

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

SMARC Center Launch
18 Apr

You are invited to the launch of the Synthetic Biology Manufacturing of Advanced Materials Research Center (SMARC). Location: Uncas A. Whitaker Hall, Room...

Digital Transformation Coffee Hours
18 Apr

Curious about WashU's new Digital Transformation initiative? Have ideas? Want to get involved? Every Thursday, you can join Philip R.O. Payne, Digital...

Thursday, April 18 | 9:00 AM
BME Seminar: Jeremy Dahl, PhD
18 Apr

Presenting on "Sound Speed Estimation in Pulse-Echo Ultrasound with Application to Image Correction and Disease Identification". Jeremy Dahl, PhD, associate...

Green Hall
18 Apr

Robustness of Trajectory Prediction Neural Network Models Abstract: The application of autonomous vehicles in real life relies on trajectory prediction...

WashU Farmers Market
18 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 18 | 10:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
18 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
18 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
18 Apr

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

Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
18 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...

TRIADS Speaker Series with Catherine Knight Steele
18 Apr

This event is co-sponsored with the DI2B Accelerator.

Thursday, April 18 | 12:00 PM
Laptop Music
18 Apr

Students in Christopher Douthitt’s course “Laptop Music” in the Department of Music in Arts & Sciences will perform their final projects in the Kemper Art...

BME Dissertation Defense: Chih-Yen Chien
18 Apr

Presenting on “Passive Acoustic Detection for Focused Ultrasound Induced Blood-Brain Barrier Opening: Transitioning from Mice to Pigs to Humans”. Read the...

MEMS Seminar:  Smart and Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats
18 Apr

Shirley J. Dyke, PhD, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University The creation of safe and comfortable habitations is one of humankind’s oldest...

The Power of Buttons
18 Apr

“The Power of Buttons” is a pop-up workshop engaging the St. Louis community with a small but powerful public text: the pin-back button. Participants will...

Asia in St. Louis: Stories of Community Building and Resilience
18 Apr

What was the experience of Asian American migrants to the Midwest in the late nineteenth century? What did Chinatown in St. Louis look like before its...

David T. Konig Lecture: Writing Constitutional History in Perilous Times
18 Apr

Join us for a talk by Jack N. Rakove, who is the Coe Professor of History and American Studies and Professor of Political Science, Emeritus at Stanford...

Thursday, April 18 | 4:00 PM
Walter Johnson on Racial Capitalism (Redux)
18 Apr

Join us for a lecture from Walter Johnson, author of The Broken Heart of America. 4:00pm-5:00pm: Lecture and Q&A 5:00pm-6:00pm: Post-Event Reception ...

Library Resources After Graduation
18 Apr

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

Thursday, April 18 | 4:30 PM
Virtual Event
The War on Black Birthing Bodies: A Conversation About the Historical and Present Harms of Black Women in the Field of Obstetrics and Gynecology
18 Apr

A conversation about historical and present harm of Black women in the field of obstetrics and gynecology Skanes attended Washington University in St....

Thursday, April 18 | 4:30 PM
The Washington University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards presented by the Skandalaris Center
18 Apr

Join us for the Washington University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards presented by the Skandalaris Center. Join us as we celebrate the participants of...

Brauer Lecture Series
18 Apr

The Brauer Lecture Series was created to explore and encourage dialogue on the American free enterprise system. The series supports student growth and...

Thursday, April 18 | 6:00 PM
Cry It Out
18 Apr

Cry It Out Presented by the Performing Arts Department Written by Molly Smith Metzler Directed by Andrea Urice April 18, 19 & 20 at 7:30 p.m. April 20 &...

Thursday, April 18