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Friday, April 26

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
26 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...

April Pause: Rest & recharge
26 Apr

All students are invited to take an intentional pause. Free care package & Pause resources!

Artistic Research at Tyson
26 Apr

Attendees must register. Registrants will receive an email before the event with specific instructions on how to access the site, which is not generally open...

Harry Beckhoff illustration for the fiction story "The Day's Work," Collier's, May 1948. From the Walt Reed Illustration Archive.
26 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
26 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
26 Apr

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

Last Day of Classes
26 Apr

Last day of spring semester.

Big Little Books, Dowd Illustration Research Archive
26 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.
26 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
26 Apr

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

Eras of the Microbiome Symposium
26 Apr

We are thrilled to announce an extraordinary 2-day scientific symposium that celebrates the groundbreaking research of Jeffrey I. Gordon and the alumni of...

Friday, April 26 | 8:00 AM
Diversity Perspectives: The Shared Road to Equality
26 Apr

A conversation with Christine Chavez The path to social justice and equality is not a one-lane road where everyone must jockey for advantage. It’s a path of...

Friday, April 26 | 8:30 AM
Emerson Auditorium
Stream Available
Space Sciences/Astrophysics Seminar on Spectral-timing analysis of Cygnus X-1 with NICER
26 Apr

The soft X-ray coverage and high time resolution of NICER allow us to constrain the accretion flow of black hole X-ray binaries by combining spectral and...

Friday, April 26 | 9:00 AM
Yunshen Huang
26 Apr

3rd Annual ESE Day! You’re invited to join the Preston M. Green Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering for an annual event celebrating research...

Dr. Shang-Tian Yang
26 Apr

Shang-Tian Yang Professor David H. George Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering The...

Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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 Mobile Assessment and Intervention Network (MAIN) Meeting
26 Apr

The TRIADS Mobile Assessment and Intervention Network (MAIN) Nexus Group will meet to discuss its latest work and next steps. The goal of this group is to...

Dr. Linsey Marr, Professor, Virginia Tech
26 Apr

Dr. Linsey Marr, Professor Civil & Environmental Engineering Virginia Tech Engineering-Based Interventions for Airborne Disease Transmission ABSTRACT The...

Feathers and Facepaint: The Making of Redface in American Theatre
26 Apr

Across the 19th century, American theatre artists and audiences turned to the “Indian” to tell stories of drama, tragedy, comedy, and history. From these...

Friday, April 26 | 3:00 PM
The Black Prisoners of Stateville: Race, Research and Reckoning at the Dawn of Precision Medicine
26 Apr

Abstract: The modern science of precision medicine was born in a prison outside Chicago 70 years ago. Clinical researchers with the US Army and the...

Friday, April 26 | 3:00 PM
Jeffrey T Fort Neuroscience Research Building at Washington University with St. Louis skyline and arch in background
26 Apr

The Advancing Neuroscience seminar series at Washington University is a bi-weekly showcase of exciting research happening at Washington University in the...

Friday, April 26 | 3:30 PM

Friday, April 26