23Feb

Global Health Week 2017

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017

(Feb. 20, 22, 23, 24, 25)  Global Health Week is a multidisciplinary, student-organized week of activities designed to educate and engage the community on a broad range of health care issues. This is a Global Health Student Advisory Committee Initiative. RSVP preferred but walk-ins welcome. Check online for daily events, locations, and sponsors.  On Danforth and Medical Campuses.

23Feb

2017 Engineers Week

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017

(Feb. 20, 21, 22, 23)  Engineers Week is designed to increase the visibility of the School of Engineering & Applied Science at the university, collaborate between various engineering groups and promote the interaction among students, alumni, faculty, staff and engineering professionals. Check online for daily schedule, locations, and other info.  Kristen Otto 314-935-8032.

23Feb

Third Annual Day of Discovery & Dialogue 2017 — Finding Common Ground

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017 • 8:30 am

(Feb. 22, 23)   (8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.)  Please join us to reflect upon our efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community. Sponsored by WashU Voices: Ferguson and Beyond. Program and Registration online. Feb. 23 location: Danforth Campus, Knight Hall, Emerson Aud. and Frick Forum.

23Feb

Lecture: “U.S. – China Relations”

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017 • 4:30 pm

Consul General Lei Hong, People’s Republic of China in Chicago. RSVP online. Sponsored by McDonnell International Scholars Academy, the Xinsheng Zhang – Cabot Corporation Endowed Lecture. Steinberg Hall Aud.

23Feb

African Pop Culture – Music, Fashion, and more!

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017 • 5:00 pm

Get in the spirit for the upcoming Fashion Show (Feb. 24) and learn about the latest fashion trends across the African continent. Make your own African-themed bracelet. Light snacks. Sponsored by the African Students Association. Danforth University Center, Room 234.

23Feb

Americanist Dinner Forum: “The Affective Turn”

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017 • 6:30 pm

Panel discussion. How has intensified thinking about affect across the humanities and social sciences been linked to new and different kinds of thinking about politics and power? RSVP requested. Sponsored by American Culture Studies. West Campus, Conf. Room A/B.

23Feb

The God Debate

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017 • 7:00 pm

Does God exist? Does it really even matter? Wallace Marshall, dir. of the Reasonable Faith Coalition and James Croft, dir. of The Ethical Society of St. Louis, debate the existence of God and what that says about the way we live our lives. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by Catholic Student Union. (NOTE: Any views expressed during this event are those of the speakers themselves and do not necessarily represent the views or beliefs of Catholic Student Union.)  Graham Chapel.

23Feb

Sakithi Vibrations: A new documentary film about Parai drumming

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017 • 7:30 pm

Followed by Q&A with filmmaker Zoe C. Sherinian.  Introduced with a live performance by the American Parai Ensemble of St. Louis. (NOTE: Sherinian will lecture on Feb. 24. See listing.) Sponsored by Dept. of Music. Brown Hall, Room 100.