Washington University in St. Louis

The Record Happenings

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023

Students invited to join ‘The Longest Table’

Students invited to join ‘The Longest Table’

The Gephardt Institute invites all WashU students to come together for free food and good conversation at “The Longest Table,” from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, on Mudd Field. The rain location is Ridgley Hall’s Holmes Lounge.

Upcoming events



‘Oppenheimer’ panel discussion

10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2

The Physics and Environmental Studies departments in Arts & Sciences present a conversation about the “Oppenheimer” film, which highlights the World War II Manhattan Project. WashU faculty and staff will share their reflections and expertise. Crow Hall, Room 201.



Talk on reproductive justice

Noon Wednesday, Sept. 6

The School of Law welcomes Pamela Merritt, executive director of Medical Students for Choice, and Professor Susan Appleton for a discussion on reproductive justice after Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The talk is part of the Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom.



Discussion on leadership challenges

5–7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6

Olin Business School continues its Leadership Perspectives series, holding a panel discussion on unexpected leadership challenges and revisiting stories from Olin’s “On Principle” podcast. Knight Hall, Emerson Auditorium.

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Looking ahead



TRIADS Speaker Series: ‘Reimagining AI in education’

Noon–1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7



David M. Becker memorial

1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8



WashU Engage: St. Louis garden revitalization project

9 a.m.–Noon Saturday, Sept. 9



Public Health Speaker Series: ‘War trauma among refugee youth’

Noon Tuesday, Sept. 12

Exhibits and ongoing events

‘The Assembled Playwright’ exhibit

University Libraries presents manuscripts, photographs, inscribed books and more from WashU alumnus Harley Hammerman’s collection on Nobel Prize-winning playwright Eugene O’Neill. The exhibit will be on display through Dec. 17 in Olin LIbrary’s Thomas Gallery.




Save the Date

Center for the Environment Speaker Series

4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28