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Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021

Washington University Dance Theatre presents ‘Return’

Washington University Dance Theatre presents ‘Return’

“Return,” the 2021 Washington University Dance Theatre concert and the Performing Arts Department’s first fully staged dance production in nearly two years, will run in Edison Theatre Dec. 3-5. Dozens of dancers, selected by audition, will perform five original works by faculty and visiting choreographers.

Upcoming events



Confronting COVID-19 and opioid overdose pandemics

12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2

The Brown School welcomes Ron Manderscheid and Stephanie Campbell, experts in the field of social work, for a webinar discussion on treatment for individuals affected by opioid use disorder and the importance of mental health support systems.



In Conversation at Kemper: ‘The Outwin’ artists

11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4

The School of Law’s Adrienne Davis will speak in a virtual event with “The Outwin” artists Deborah Roberts and Adrian Octavius Walker about their use of portraiture to depict the complexity of Black subject matter.



Improving St. Louis’ nonprofit sector

12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8

The Brown School’s Barry Rosenberg will moderate a virtual panel discussion analyzing key findings from the St. Louis Regional Nonprofit Indicators Report. The findings will be used to inform local policy and organizational support efforts.

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Looking ahead



Assembly Series: ‘Activating inclusive growth in St. Louis’

12:30–3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9



December recognition ceremony

10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11



Leadership Perspectives: conversational AI

Noon Tuesday, Dec. 14

Exhibits and ongoing events

Graham Chapel open to university for reflection, prayer

The Office for Religious, Spiritual & Ethical Life is providing space for members of the university to take a moment to pray, meditate or just breathe at Graham Chapel. Faculty, staff and students are welcome to pause at Graham Chapel 9 a.m.-4 p.m. every Monday through Friday unless otherwise posted.




Save the Date

Sports & Society Reading Group with Frank Guridy

3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28