Washington University in St. Louis

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Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022

Arvidson to give lecture on 50 years of exploring Mars

Arvidson to give lecture on 50 years of exploring Mars

Raymond E. Arvidson, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor Emeritus in Arts & Sciences, will share highlights, reflections — and even rover driving lessons — gleaned from a half-century of investigating the red planet during a public lecture Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Upcoming events



Leadership Perspectives: ‘Now what?’

5–7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1

Business leaders who have been featured on Olin Business School’s “On Principle” podcast take part in a panel discussion addressing unexpected business challenges and solutions. Knight Hall, Emerson Auditorium.



Policy’s role in implementation science, health equity

Noon Wednesday, Sept. 7

Karen Emmons, a behavioral scientist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will take part in a virtual talk, sponsored by the Institute for Public Health, on the methods and measures needed for policy implementation in addressing equity.



Faculty book talk: Felicia Fulks

4:30–6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7

Author Felicia Fulks (writing under Lecia Michelle), the university’s Asa F. Seay Business Librarian, will discuss her book, “The White Allies Handbook.” A Q&A session will follow. Olin Library, Room 142.

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Looking ahead



‘Setting a bigger table’ data webinar

1–3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8



St. Louis Symphony on the South 40

5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12



‘Voting is social work’ virtual talk

12:30–2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13

Exhibits and ongoing events

‘Fairytale Subjects in Illustration’ exhibit

University Libraries presents several examples of fairytale illustrations from the Rare Books Collection and the Dowd Modern Graphic History Library, organized by Tori Forster, a master’s candidate in illustration and visual culture. The exhibitions will be on display through Sept. 11. Olin Library, Julian Edison Department of Special Collections Reading Room.




Save the Date

Assembly Series: ‘Ervin Scholars changing the world’

5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30