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Thursday, April 4

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
04 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.
04 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
04 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.
04 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
04 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
04 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.
04 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
04 Apr

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

Digital Transformation Coffee Hours
04 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 4 | 9:00 AM
BME Dissertation Defense: Shashank Anand
04 Apr

Presenting on “An exploration into network-level analyses of motor behavior, brain-computer interface control, arousal states, and ischemic lesion...

BME Seminar: Sarah England, PhD
04 Apr

Presenting on "Translational Studies on the Oxytocin Receptor; Considerations for a Personalized Medicine Approach". Sarah England, PhD, Alan A. and Edith...

WUSM Bike Tune Up
04 Apr

Join the Operations & Facilities Management Department, in partnership with the Office of Sustainability, for a FREE bike tune up! The free bike tune-ups...

Thursday, April 4 | 10:00 AM
WashU Farmers Market
04 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 4 | 10:00 AM
KC Fong
04 Apr

An interdisciplinary approach to advance quantum science and technology Abstract: Quantum science and technology hold the promise to deepen our...

Thursday, April 4 | 11:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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: Thomas Lapen
04 Apr

Thomas Lapen, Professor of Geology, Isotope Geochemistry, Geochronology, Petrology at the University of Houston

Thursday, April 4 | 11:30 AM
Public Health Speaker Series - Ryan Petteway
04 Apr

Please join us welcoming Dr. Ryan Petteway, Public Health Professor, Scholar, and Poet us for the last Public Health Speaker Series lecture for Spring...

Thursday, April 4 | 12:00 PM
MEMS SEMINAR:  Strain, strain rates, and their thresholds  for predicting traumatic brain injury
04 Apr

Haneesh Kesari, PhD, Associate Professor of Engineering at Brown University Yang Wan3, Rafael D. González-Cruz1,2, Rika Wright Carlsen5, Diane...

Wenbo Mao
04 Apr

Light-Matter Interactions in Integrated Photonic Systems: Fundamentals and Applications Abstract: Light-matter interactions underpin the fundamental...

The Possibility of Respect: Towards An Ethics of Difference
04 Apr

Abstract: In this talk, I explore the connection between understanding persons and respecting them. This connection is the focus of a current book project....

Thursday, April 4 | 4:00 PM
Professorship Installation: Sanjoy Baruah
04 Apr

Dean Aaron Bobick cordially invites you to the installation of Sanjoy Baruah as the Hugo F. & Ina Champ Urbauer Professor of Engineering. 4:30 p.m. CT:...

Benedict Canyon Residence (Photo: Ron Eshel)
04 Apr

Join us April 4 for a lecture with Michael Maltzan, founder of Michael Maltzan Architecture, Inc. His projects cross a wide range of typologies, from...

Visiting Hurst Professor: Lidia Yuknavitch - Reading
04 Apr

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

Thursday, April 4 | 8:00 PM

Thursday, April 4