21Aug

August 21, 2019Check Your Blind Spots Unconscious Bias Tour

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2019 • 10:30 am

Check out the CEO Action Check Your Blind Spots Unconscious Bias Tour! The bus will be located at Hope Plaza on the Medical Campus from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. This highly interactive and eye-opening mobile tour utilizes virtual reality and gaming technology to help people better recognize their own unconscious biases or blind spots that can narrow vision and influence behaviors. Touring the bus can take 5 to 30 minutes and includes interactive and immersive elements.

22Aug

August 22, 2019Wealth Asset Management Research Conference

  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 • 8:00 am
  • Knight Hall

This fourth annual event will feature research presented by leading academics and panel discussions. Wealth and asset management continues to be more complex and more competitive. Disruptive technology, fee compression and the inability to rely on tried-and-true strategies to generate returns require new approaches and better insights. Clients want better outcomes, students want rewarding careers and academics have more access to data than ever before.

22Aug

August 22, 2019Lecture: ‘Studying the Implementation of Evidence-based Interventions for Cancer Prevention in Under-Resourced Settings’

  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 • 12:00 pm

Prajakta Adsul will discuss contextual facilitators and barriers to implementing evidence-based cancer prevention interventions at the intersection of clinical and community settings. She will also discuss efforts focused on advancing implementation science methods for achieving health equity. Sponsored by the Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery. Location: Taylor Avenue Building (600 S. Taylor Ave); 2nd floor, Richmond Rm. 2132.

22Aug

August 22, 2019Jacques Thibaud String Trio with Tao Lin, piano

  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 • 7:30 pm
  • Pillsbury Theatre, 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave.

The Jacques Thibaud String Trio, founded at the Berlin School of Art in 1994, performs with Chinese-American concert pianist and Steinway artist Tao Lin. Tickets are $5-$20. Free parking is available in the 560 Music Center parking garage.

26Aug

August 26, 2019Nadine Strossen on ‘Hate: Why We Should Resist It With Free Speech, Not Censorship’

  • Monday, August 26, 2019 • 4:00 pm
  • Graham Chapel

To mark the beginning of the 2019-2020 academic year, the Washington University in St. Louis community will come together on Monday, August 26, 2019 for Relections, Unity, Social Justice, and Peace. This annual event will be hosted by Vice Chancellor Lori S. White, and Chancellor Andrew Martin, and will feature a keynote address delivered by Professor Nadine Strossen, the John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law at New York Law School and former President of the American Civil Liberties Union (1991-2008). Her book, “Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship,” is the 2019 Common Reading Program book selection. After her talk, Professor Strossen will be joined by Chancellor Andrew Martin for a discussion on the themes of Freedom of Expression and Inclusion. This event, part of the Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers Series (PILPSS), is co-sponsored by the School of Law and the First Year Center.

29Aug

August 29, 2019Earth and planetary science colloquium: Katharina Lodders

  • Thursday, August 29, 2019 • 4:15 pm
  • Rudolph Hall

Katharina Lodders, research professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences, presents a colloquium. Lodders studies elemental composition of the solar system, the formation of star dust in cool star atmospheres, the chemical processes in the solar nebula and other accretion disks, and the formation of meteorite parent bodies. Rudolph Hall, Room 203.