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Friday, April 19

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
19 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.
19 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
19 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
19 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.
19 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
19 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
19 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.
19 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
19 Apr

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

Space Sciences/Astrophysics Seminar on Numerical Simulations of Blazar Multi-Wavelength Polarization Signatures
19 Apr

Haocheng Zhang (Hosted by Errando) from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center will be presenting this seminar on "Numerical Simulations of Blazar Multi-Wavelength...

Friday, April 19 | 9:00 AM
BME Dissertation Defense: Rucha Deshpande
19 Apr

Presenting on “Data-driven evaluation of deep generative models in biomedical imaging”. Read the full abstract. Rucha Deshpande, PhD candidate, will...

Friday, April 19 | 11:00 AM
Virtual Event
Swarup China, Terrestrial-Atmospheric Processes IRP Leader
19 Apr

Swarup China, Terrestrial-Atmospheric Processes IRP Leader Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory PNNL A DOE Office of Science User Facility Processing...

Mohamed Ali Belabbas
19 Apr

A Control Theoretic Approach to Transfer Learning Abstract: A neural network has memorized a training set if, when fed on any sample from that set, it...

Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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...

McKelvey Engineering Emerging Leader Awards
19 Apr

Dean Aaron Bobick invites you to the Emerging Leader Awards. 2024 Honorees: Joseph Beggs, BS ’20 Founder and CEO, GenAssist and HIVE Medical Vinoo Ganesh,...

Save the Dates: Workshop in Politics, Ethics and Society (WPES)
19 Apr

Save these dates for our upcoming Workshop on Politics, Ethics and Society series: February 9th, 12pm-1:30pm in the Weidenbaum CenterFebruary 16th,...

Friday, April 19 | 12:00 PM
Workshop on Politics, Ethics and Society: René Esparza
19 Apr

Our Workshop on Politics, Ethics, and Society will be hearing from Professor René Esparza of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies on the topic of "Up North...

Friday, April 19 | 12:00 PM
Special Collections Open House
19 Apr

Join us to see some of the university’s special collections up close, including exhibitions on the topics of China and the 1904 World’s Fair, numismatics,...

Grace Brady, senior major recital, voice
19 Apr

WATCH LIVE Program: Playing With Fire: Songs of Flirtation Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now (1932) Music by Thomas Wright “Fats” Waller (1904-1943) Lyrics Andy...

Stepping through the Mirror: Identity, Choice, and Dismantling Preconceptions
19 Apr

A Eurasian Studies Seminar and Global Studies Speaker Series event Seen through the Prism of an Expat American Living in Ukraine during the 1990s KS (Kara)...

Friday, April 19 | 3:00 PM
Library Resources After Graduation
19 Apr

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

Friday, April 19 | 3:30 PM
Virtual Event
underwater | mitnick class of '24
19 Apr

Join Dean Mike Mazzeo of Olin Business School and Dean Carmon Colangelo of Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts for the opening reception for the...

The Right to Read
19 Apr

The Center for the Humanities’ first cohort of Banned Books Fellows has spent the semester researching book bans in K–12 education, the motivations and...

Friday, April 19 | 4:00 PM
ThurtenE Carnival
19 Apr

Organized by ThurtenE Honorary, ThurtenE Carnival is the nation’s oldest and largest student-run carnival held at Washington University in St. Louis every...

Julia Lindon Headshot
19 Apr

Julia Lindon (WashU class of 2013) has worked on Saturday Night Live (NBC), Ted Lasso (Apple), Survival of the Thickest (Netflix), and In the Know (Peacock).

Friday, April 19 | 4:00 PM
WashU Asian Alumni Network Happy Hour at Reunion
19 Apr

Join the WashU Asian Alumni Network for happy hour! Reconnect with old friends and make new ones while learning about ways to get involved with the Asian...

Cry It Out
19 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 &...

Understanding the Dark Universe with the Vera Rubin Observatory
19 Apr

Atop Cerro Pachon, at the southern reach of the Atacama Desert in Chile, scientists and engineers are building the largest machine ever conceived for...

Friday, April 19 | 7:30 PM

Friday, April 19