Washington University in St. Louis

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Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021

Alumnus to deliver Walker lecture on solar system sampling

Alumnus to deliver Walker lecture on solar system sampling

Scientist Kevin D. McKeegan, an alumnus and a distinguished professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, will give the Robert M. Walker Distinguished Lecture on sampling the solar system at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, virtually and at Whitaker Hall, Room 100, on the Danforth Campus. The event is sponsored by the McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences.

Upcoming events



Social work and immigration reform

12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18

The Brown School hosts a webinar featuring two social work experts, Kerri Evans of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Luis H. Zayas, of the University of Texas at Austin, who will examine immigration reform from a social work perspective.



Kids on Campus comedy show

8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19

Kids on Campus will present a sketch comedy show featuring the comedic work of students at the university. The show is returning to an in-person performance at the Village Black Box after a year and a half of virtual shows.



Myth of the Thanksgiving story

Noon Tuesday, Nov. 23

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion will hold a virtual discussion of the truth about the first Thanksgiving and share resources for facilitating discussions with family and friends about inclusion.

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Looking ahead



Inclusive Perspectives: disability-inclusive approaches

12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30



Josephine Baker celebration at Graham Chapel

4–6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30



Libraries book club: ‘The Map Thief’

3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1

Exhibits and ongoing events

Kemper tour: ‘New on view’

Join the Kemper Art Museum for a tour of new installations, including modern and contemporary painting, sculpture and photography, with student educator Jay Buchanan. The event will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, at the museum.




Save the Date

‘Messiah’ sing-along

3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12