Washington University in St. Louis

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Thursday, March 28, 2024

Confluence symposium, award ceremony takes place April 10

Confluence symposium, award ceremony takes place April 10

The WashU community is invited to attend a symposium and award ceremony recognizing WashU faculty and community partners for their innovative research and deep engagement with the region. One researcher will be honored with the 2024 William H. Danforth St. Louis Confluence Award, and the top 10 finalists will be recognized. The event will take place from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at .ZACK Theatre, 3224 Locust St.

Upcoming events



‘Brown Women at Work: Making Social Change’

Noon Thursday, March 28

Brown School alumna and 2024 What’s Right with the Region Award honoree Kelly McGowan will give a virtual talk on her career path and commitment to social justice.



Campus Creamery anniversary celebration

8 p.m. Saturday, March 30–2 a.m. Sunday, March 31

The WashU community is invited to celebrate Campus Creamery’s one-year anniversary. Students who bring a student ID will receive a free ice cream or waffle. 6601 Shepley Drive, Suite 155.



Stein Lecture in Ethics with Richard Haass

4 p.m. Monday, April 1

The Gephardt Institute welcomes veteran diplomat and author Richard Haass for a discussion on the state of global democracy. Reception to follow. Knight Hall, Emerson Auditorium.

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Looking ahead



Bike tuneups at Medical Campus

10 a.m.–2 p.m. Thursday, April 4



Friedman Lecture: ‘Climate Change in an Aging World’

9–11:30 a.m. Friday, April 5



‘Learning to Disagree’ book discussion

7–8:30 p.m. Monday, April 8



WashU Giving Day

Wednesday, April 10

Exhibits and ongoing events

Farmers Market on Medical Campus

Stop by the School of Medicine’s Farmers Market for fresh in-season produce and more from local vendors. The market is open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday at the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy Quad. Rain location is inside the McDonnell Pediatrics lobby.




Save the Date

Thurtene Carnival

4 p.m. Friday, April 19–8 p.m. Sunday, April 21