Washington University in St. Louis

The Record Happenings

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023

Forum on medicine, race in St. Louis set for Feb. 25

Forum on medicine, race in St. Louis set for Feb. 25

The Medical Humanities Program in Arts & Sciences will present the “Forum on Medicine, Race and Ethnicity in St. Louis, Past to Future” Feb. 25 in the Clark-Fox Forum at HiIlman Hall. The all-day gathering will feature dozens of speakers and panelists exploring how specific local histories impact the region’s diverse communities.

Upcoming events



Mindfulness, compassion virtual talk

8–10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16

The School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion will present a virtual talk examining tools for academics to pause and reassess while navigating life.



Here & Next, TRIADS event on low-quality online content

Noon–1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17

Deen Freelon, at the University of North Carolina, will give a talk, “Operation Dumpster Fire,” about balance in detecting and profiling low-quality online content. Hillman Hall, Room 60.



In recital: Mark Sparks, Orli Shaham

7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19

Acclaimed flutist Mark Sparks and internationally renowned pianist Orli Shaham will return to St. Louis for an unforgettable performance. 560 Music Center, E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

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Looking ahead



Virtual talk on early childhood mental health

12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23



Health equity in St. Louis panel discussion

5:30–7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23



Danforth Distinguished Lecture: Alexander on mass incarceration

7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28

Exhibits and ongoing events

‘Legacies of (De)segregated Medicine’ exhibit opening

The Bernard Becker Medical Library, in collaboration with the Center for the History of Medicine, presents the latest exhibit, “In Their Own Words: Stories of Desegregation at Washington University Medical Center.” The exhibit opening will follow the 84th Historia Medica Lecture, “When Disparities Remain,” by Ezelle Sanford III, of Carnegie Mellon University, at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in Connor Auditorium. The exhibit will be on display through June.




Save the Date

MFA student dance concert: ‘No Boundaries’

8 p.m. Saturday, March 25