NEXT travel fund presentations

  • Friday, October 19, 2018 • 10:00 am

Two of the NEXT award winners will present on their travels. Afterward, they will talk with their peers about their trips and winning applications. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by University Libraries. Olin Library, Room 142 and the Newman Exploration Center. 


Exploiting native high flux metabolic pathways for chemical biosynthesis

  • Friday, October 19, 2018 • 11:00 am

Join Ian Wheeldon, associate professor, Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering at University of California, Riverside  discusses his research. Brauer Hall, Room 12. Sponsored by the Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering


Food and Fascism in Germany and France

  • Friday, October 19, 2018 • 2:00 pm

“Food and Fascism in Germany and France” will be focus of presentations by Washington University Arts & Sciences faculty members Corinna Treitel and Venus Bivar. Seigle Hall, Room 204. Sponsored by the Agri-Food Workshop, an interdisciplinary group of faculty and students with interest in agriculture and food issues.


Asteroids Ceres and Vesta Up Close: NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Mission

  • Friday, October 19, 2018 • 7:30 pm

Lecture by Xiaochen Mao, fellow in the Dept. of Earth & Planetary Sciences. Talk will cover the nineteenth century discovery of asteroids Ceres and Vesta and highlight some of the findings of NASA’s Dawn spacecraft. McDonnell Hall, Rm. 162. Sponsored by Earth and Planetary Sciences and NASA Missouri Space Grant Consortium at Washington University.


Families can take part in Safe Trick-or-Treat Oct. 20

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 • 1:00 pm

(1 to 2:30 p.m.)  St. Louis community members are invited to bring their children to Safe Trick-or-Treat. WashU students lead families through the residence halls for trick-or-treating along with Halloween crafts and games. RSVP by Oct. 12. See details online. Danforth Campus, South 40.


Roomful of Teeth

  • Sunday, October 21, 2018 • 7:00 pm
  • 560 Music Center

A rare St. Louis performance by the Grammy Award-winning vocal project, which is dedicated to reimagining the expressive potential of the human voice.