Washington University in St. Louis

The Record Happenings

Thursday, April 20, 2023

94th Annual Fashion Design Show set for Saturday

94th Annual Fashion Design Show set for Saturday

The Sam Fox School will present WashU’s 94th Annual Fashion Design Show Saturday, April 22, in Ridgley Hall’s Holmes Lounge. One of the oldest such shows in the nation, the event will feature dozens of models wearing scores of outfits that together explore the intersection of clothing and culture.

Upcoming events



‘Bridging the startup funding gap’

9–11 a.m. Thursday, April 20

Members of the Olin Brookings Commission will discuss the imbalance of startup funding available to women and underrepresented minorities and what to do about it. Join a watch party in Knight Hall, Emerson Auditorium, or attend virtually.



Parks’ acclaimed drama ‘F***ing A’ opens

8 p.m. Thursday, April 20

The Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences will present “F***ing A,” Suzan-Lori Parks’ blistering riff on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter,” April 20-23. Mallinckrodt Center, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre.



Friedman Lecture: ‘Mental health and older adults’

8:30 a.m.–Noon Friday, April 21

Eric Lenze, MD, of the School of Medicine, will give the 22nd Annual Friedman Lecture on new methods of high-quality mental health care for older adults. Eric P. Newman Education Center auditorium, Medical Campus.

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Looking ahead



Day of Dialogue and Action

9 a.m.–4 p.m. Thursday, April 27



McLeod Honors and Awards

3–5 p.m. Monday, May 1



National Academies event on anti-racism efforts

9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3

Exhibits and ongoing events

Living Earth Collaborative presentations

Join the Living Earth Collaborative for presentations each Thursday. This week, Bruce Carlson, in Arts & Sciences, will give a talk on the evolution of sensorimotor integration at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in Rebstock Hall, Room 322. The event also will be livestreamed on the Living Earth Collaborative YouTube channel.




Save the Date

TRIADS design workshop

8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17