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Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021

Midwest-UK dialogue to examine collaborative climate action

Midwest-UK dialogue to examine collaborative climate action

The British Consulate-General in Chicago will partner with the Midwest Climate Summit for an online climate action dialogue March 3. The event will feature a panel of speakers including Arts & Sciences’ Beth Martin and the Sam Fox School’s Linda Samuels. The Washington University community is invited to attend.

Upcoming events



Relationship expert Pepper Schwartz speaks

5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22

The Alumni Association welcomes Pepper Schwartz, author and relationship expert on Lifetime’s “Married at First Sight,” for a discussion on dating, relationships and marriage. The moderator will be Arts & Sciences’ Hedwig Lee, co-director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity.



Historica Medica Lecture: ‘Atomic Doctors’

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24

James L. Nolan Jr., professor of sociolgy at Williams College, will present the 77th Historia Medica Lecture. Nolan’s latest book is “Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age.”



‘Them & Me: Black Boys’ Mental Health’ panel

4:30–6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24

Kevin Simon, MD, will give a presentation on the care and treatment of Black boys in America. Following the presentation, a group of panelists, including WashU’s Ericka Hayes, MD, Sean Joe and Husain Lateef, will continue the discussion.

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Looking ahead



‘Performing (Towards) a Poetics of Race’

5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25



Online piano division recital

Noon Friday, Feb. 26



Assembly Series lecture: Susan Wolf on ‘Meaningfulness’

6:30 p.m. Monday, March 1

Exhibits and ongoing events

Ready Week Spring 2021

The Department of Emergency Management presents Ready Week. The biannual preparedness week will feature giveaways, a BuzzFeed contest, a virtual escape room and access to informational videos. Ready Week takes place Monday through Friday, Feb. 22-26.




Save the Date

3MT Competition on aging

4–6 p.m. Wednesday, March 3