Election protection volunteers provide Americans assistance on Election Day if they have any problems voting. Denise Lieberman, senior attorney and co-program director for the Voter Protection Program at the Advancement Project, will lead a training session at the Brown School to prepare volunteers for the November midterm election. The training is free, but registration is required. Brown Hall Lounge.
Learn more about the commuter support programs as well as the university’s self-service Fixit Stations. Bike registration, tune-ups and freebies such as bells, lights, maps, and guides. Sponsored by the Office of Sustainability, Parking & Transportation Services and Bear Bikes. Mudd Field.
WashU’s Office of Sustainability and Human Resources Dept. are excited to announce a new Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program partnership with Local Farmer CSA. WashU staff, faculty, and students at the West, North, and Danforth campuses are invited to sign-up. Location alternates between Danforth Campus and West campus. Details online. Danforth Campus pick-up location is from 4 to 6 p.m. in the parking lot between the Alumni House & Music Library, across Forsyth from the DUC.
David Robertson, whose 13-year tenure as music director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra culminated this past spring, will join St. Louis Public Radio’s Robert Peterson for a discussion of classical music’s future directions.Sponsored by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Music in Arts & Sciences.
Year round market, every Thurs. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: April through early Nov. the market is located on the plaza of the BJC Inst. of Health, moving indoors Nov. through March to the McDonnell Pediatric Research Bldg. Atrium.
Meets on every 2nd and 4th Thursday each month. Toastmasters International is a learn-by-doing workshop. The club offers opportunities to network with Toastmasters in the greater St. Louis area and around the globe at regional meetings and international conferences. Contact: Ariana Jasarevic at firstname.lastname@example.org. Medical Campus, Becker Medical Library, Room 201.
Faculty, staff and students are invited to an open house to explore the Bernard Becker Medical Library’s newly renovated atrium, enjoy refreshments and giveaways, see the ribbon-cutting for the new Feuerstein Health and Wellness Information Center, hold Nobel Prize medals and more. Becker Medical Library, Medical Campus, 660 S. Euclid Ave.
Evolution, Ecology and Population Biology Seminar
A survivor herself, Tarana Burke has now joined forces with the “Me Too” movement to assist survivors and those working to end sexual violence. Her talk will be a poignant and inspiring reminder of how one person can create an international movement that actually moves society in the right direction. Free and open to the public.
Music program featuring the music of the Olympics. 560 Music Center. Sponsored by Department of Music in Arts & Sciences.
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Exhibits and Ongoing Events
John M Olin Library now has increased space to highlight the Libraries’ Special Collections to promote cultural and intellectual enrichment. The Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration spans four stories of Olin Library, including Risa’s Landing, named in honor of Risa Zwerling Wrighton, that is a collaborative study space located on Level 2.
“Making a Monster,” an exhibit of rare books, shines a light on the intellectual forces that shaped Frankenstein, from his childhood through his university days. The exhibit is on view through Jan. 22 in the Becker Library’s Glaser Gallery, 7th floor. It is free and open to the public.
In celebration of his remarkable 36-year tenure at Sam Fox School, the Des Lee Gallery presents this exhibition featuring artwork by Strembicki and 29 alumni with whom he has worked closely. On view from Oct. 5 through Nov. 10. Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave., St. Louis 63103. 314-621-8735.