(9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.) Join WUSM and SIU investigators, area clinicians and community members for a day of networking and learning about cancer disparities in the rural southern Illinois region. Agenda and registration online. Contact: email@example.com. WUSM, Taylor Ave. Bldg. (600 S. Taylor Ave. 63110), 2nd floor Doll and Hill Room 2131.
Open House – Joint event with the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics and the Religious Studies Program
(3 to 5 p.m.) Meet faculty and find out more about courses, the minor in religion and politics, and the major and minor in religious studies. RSVP online. Umrath Hall, Conf. Room 116.
(3 to 5 p.m.) Meet our wonderful staff & student leaders while learning about Jewish Life on campus. See details online. firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-935-9044. WashU Hillel, 6300 Forsyth Blvd. 63105.
Each week over 100 students join Chabad to celebrate Shabbat with a wonderful Shabbat dinner in a welcoming and inclusive environment. Join us this week for a sneak preview of the rest of the semester and the best Challa and chicken soup in town! Please register in advance: www.chabadwashu.org/shabbat. The Chabad House-Rohr Center for Jewish Life, 7018 Forsyth Blvd. 63105. Contact: email@example.com.
(5 to 7 p.m.) Explore your artistic side during this evening of painting and sipping wine with watercolorist Marilynne Bradley (BFA60). See details online. Ages 21 and up. Free and open to the public, but registration is required. Sponsored by Kemper Art Museum. Steinberg Hall, Steinberg Gallery.
Stephanie Schultz (Benzinger Lab). Sponsored by the Knight ADRC Seminar Series. BJH South, East Pavilion Aud.
Open to all WUSTL staff. Come see what Toastmasters is all about! This friendly public speaking club is a great place to develop your presentation and leadership skills, as well as make new friends from across Wash U’s campus. Contact: Maureen_Kleekamp@wustl.edu. West Campus, 7425 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Room 350.
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Exhibits and Ongoing Events
This is a traveling display throughout the campuses of posters highlighting notable African Americans in science and technology. It will be on display in the WUSM Becker Medical Library from Feb. 1-11 and the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (FLTC) Atrium from Feb. 12-28. The traveling poster series then can be seen in Seigle Hall on the Danforth Campus from March 5-29; and again at the FLTC Atrium from Aug. 1-31. Info contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-362-7080.
University Libraries’ Julian Edison Dept. of Special Collections is proud to announce a new exhibit dedicated to Marvel Comics’ Black Panther. Now on display in Olin Library next to the grand staircase, Level 1. See details online.
An exhibit of a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence is on permanent display in an exhibit chamber in Olin Library. Read more about this historical treasure in the Q&A with Cassie Brand, University Libraries’ curator of rare books. NEW — There will be a talk on July 3 at 1 p.m. by history and law professor David Konig about the history of this document. Talk and reception in Olin Library, Room 142.
The Dept. of Special Collections presents the inaugural exhibition of the Jack E. and Debbie T. Thomas Gallery on Level 1 of Olin Library pays tribute to seven influential WashU alumni whose work has enriched their respective professions and communities. On view until fall 2018.
The exhibit, “Portrait of a Disorder: Neurofibromatosis,” features the paintings by Rachel Mindrup. On display through September 10. Contact Keky Norman at email@example.com or 314-747-3285. Medical Campus, Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, 520 S. Euclid Ave. 63110, 2nd floor Hearth area.
The library’s new exhibit uncovers the evolution of ideas about brain function. On display through September 14 in the Glaser Gallery on the seventh floor of the Bernard Becker Medical Library. Free and open to the public weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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. (See details online.)