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Calendar of university events

Monday, August 3

Lectures, Readings and Talks

11 a.m. – Institute of Materials Science & Engineering – Seminar Series.
Talk by Changquing Chen, Tsinghua U. Event details. Jolley Hall, Room 305.

2 p.m. – WashU Voices: Ferguson and Beyond – Perspectives Dialogue Series – Medical Campus.
Forum is open only to WU faculty and staff. Event details. Medical Campus, Center for Advanced Medicine, Conf. Room 2.

Tuesday, August 4

Lectures, Readings and Talks


Noon – Knight ADRC – Weekly Seminar Series.
“Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) Event Summary.” Event details. BJH South, 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Brown School Workshop – Exploring Your Encore Career: Evening Format.
(Aug. 4, 6, 11, 13)   Registration / Event details.

Performances

3 to 5 p.m. – DUC / Summer School / Dept. of Music – Iced Tuesday Tea @ 3 – featuring Adam Maness, jazz guitar.
(June 2 through Aug. 4)  Event details. Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons.

Other Events

12:05 – 12:55 p.m. – Toast of WU Toastmasters Club at West Campus.
Open to all WUSTL staff. Come see what Toastmasters is all about! This friendly public speaking club is a great place to develop your presentation and leadership skills, as well make new friends from across Wash U’s campus. Event details. West Campus, 7425 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Room 350.

3 to 5 p.m. – DUC / Summer School / Dept. of Music – Iced Tuesday Tea @ 3 -- featuring Adam Maness,  jazz guitar.
(June 2 through Aug. 4.)  Event details. Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons.

Wednesday, August 5


Lectures, Readings and Talks

8:30 a.m. – Div. of Oncology / Siteman Cancer Center -- Neuro-Oncology Focus Group – PPG / SPORE Planning Session.
An open discussion facilitated by the leaders of the Neuro-Onc Focus Group. Center for Advanced Medicine, 3rd Fl. Conf. Room 1.  314-362-9329.

Noon to 2 p.m. – Diversity Awareness Partnership (DAP) / WU Center for Diversity & Inclusion – Listen. Talk. Learn: Week of Dialogue.
A community dialogue around race and bias in the St. Louis region. Free and open only to WUSTL community. Registration / Event details. Danforth Campus, Lab Sciences Bldg., Room 301. kpruitt@dapstl.org.

Noon – Barnes-Jewish Hospital – Schwartz Center Rounds.
“Treating the Whole Patient: Implications of Missing Information.” Wohl Bldg., Clopton Aud.  nsw2227@bjc.org or 314-747-5361.

Other Events

Noon to 1 p.m. – WUSTL Speaks Toastmasters Club on the Danforth Campus.
(June 4 through Aug. 19) Open to all WUSTL staff. Come see what Toastmasters is all about! This friendly public speaking club is a great place to develop your presentation and leadership skills, as well make new friends from across Wash U’s campus. Event details. Danforth Campus, Umrath Hall, Room 140.

4 p.m. – Summer School – 2015 Summer at WashU. – Popcorn @ The Fun Room.
Event details. Danforth University Center, Fun Room.

Thursday, August 6

Lectures, Readings and Talks


Noon – Office of Human Resources / Career Center / DIFFS – The You Behind WashU Series.
The August session will highlight the School of Law.  Nancy Staudt, dean. Open to current WUSTL employees. Event details. Danforth Campus, Mallinckrodt Center, Multipurpose Room.

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Brown School Workshop – Exploring Your Encore Career: Evening Format.
(Aug. 4, 6, 11, 13)   Registration / Event details.

Friday, August 7

Lectures, Readings and Talks

4 p.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – BMB Science Fridays.
Happy Hour (Galburt Lab).  Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Biochemistry Seminar Room 264.

Other Events

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Wash U. Campus Store – Missouri’s Tax Free Weekend.
(Aug. 7, 8, 9)  In-store and online for pick-up.  Faculty, staff or student ID required for purchase. (Now accepting pre-orders through August 6.) Campus Store, Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105.  wustl@bkstr.com or 314-935-5580.

Saturday, August 8

Other Events 


9 a.m. to Noon – Washington University / St. Louis Children’s Young Athlete Center – Play Fit, Stay Fit!
Free program for parents and young athletes, ages 8 and older. Presentations by WUSM orthopedic and sports medicine specialists and Children’s Hospital physical therapists and psychologists. Meet Orlando Pace and Rams’ and Blues’ mascots. Registration / Event details. St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care Center, 13001 North Outer 40, Town & Country 63017. 314-454-5437.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – WashU Basketball to Host Free Parent Coaching Clinic.
Hosted by head coaches Nancy Fahey and Mark Edwards. Registration / Event details. Athletics Complex.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Wash U. Campus Store – Missouri’s Tax Free Weekend.
(Aug. 7, 8, 9)  In-store and online for pick-up. Faculty, staff or student ID required for purchase. (Now accepting pre-orders through August 6.) Campus Store, Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105. wustl@bkstr.com or 314-935-5580.

Sunday, August 9

Faith-Based

11 a.m. – Catholic Student Center – Mass.
All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd. 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

Memorial Services

1 to 5 p.m. – Memorial Service – Celebration of the Life of Frank K. Flinn.
Friends and family will gather from 1 to 5 p.m., with a 3 p.m. memorial in the main auditorium. Event details. Regional Arts Commission (RAC), 6128 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis 63112.

Other Events

Noon to 5 p.m. – Wash U. Campus Store – Missouri’s Tax Free Weekend.
(Aug. 7, 8, 9)  In-store and online for pick-up. Faculty, staff or student ID required for purchase. (Now accepting pre-orders through August 6.) Campus Store, Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105. wustl@bkstr.com or 314-935-5580.

Tuesday, August 11

Lectures, Readings and Talks


Noon – WashU Voices: Ferguson and Beyond – Perspectives Dialogue Series – Danforth Campus.
Forum is open only to WU faculty and staff. Event details. Danforth Campus, Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Olin Library, Room 202 (main space).

Noon – Knight ADRC – Weekly Seminar Series.
“Frontotemporal Dementia.” Nupur Ghoshal, neurology. Event details. BJH South, 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Brown School Workshop – Exploring Your Encore Career: Evening Format.
(Aug. 4, 6, 11, 13)  Registration / Event details.

Other Events

12:05 – 12:55 p.m. – Toast of WU Toastmasters Club at West Campus.
Open to all WUSTL staff. Come see what Toastmasters is all about! This friendly public speaking club is a great place to develop your presentation and leadership skills, as well make new friends from across Wash U’s campus. Event details. West Campus, 7425 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, Room 350.

Wednesday, August 12

Other Events

Noon to 1 p.m. – WUSTL Speaks Toastmasters Club on the Danforth Campus.
Open to all WUSTL staff. Come see what Toastmasters is all about! This friendly public speaking club is a great place to develop your presentation and leadership skills, as well make new friends from across Wash U’s campus. Event details. Danforth Campus, Umrath Hall, Room 140.

4 p.m. – Summer School – 2015 Summer at WashU. – Popcorn @ The Fun Room.
Event details. Danforth University Center, Fun Room.

Thursday, August 13


Academic Calendar

Summer School – Session IV Ends.
July 13 through Aug. 13.  Registration / Event details. summerschool@wustl.edu or 866-340-0723 or 314-935-4695.

Lectures, Readings and Talks


2 p.m. – University Libraries / WashU Voices: Ferguson and Beyond – Documenting Ferguson: Building a Community Digital Repository
Library staff will present an update on Documenting Ferguson. Event details. Olin Library, Room 142.

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Brown School Workshop – Exploring Your Encore Career: Evening Format.
(Aug. 4, 6, 11, 13)  Registration / Event details.

Friday, August 14

Faith-Based

7 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – Classic Shabbat Dinner.
Students are invited to join Rabbi Hershey Novack for a classic “Chabad-Style” Shabbat dinner. Often, members of the faculty attend as well. Meets each week during the semester. No fee to participate. Barry H. Levites Chabad House, 7018 Forsyth Blvd. Please RSVP online. Contact: rabbi@chabadoncampus.org.

Lectures, Readings and Talks

4 p.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics – BMB Science Fridays.
“T.B.A.” Josh Sokoloski (Lohman Lab). Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Biochemistry Seminar Room 264.

Sunday, August 16

Faith-Based

11 a.m. – Catholic Student Center – Mass.
All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd. 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

Monday, August 17

Lectures, Readings and Talks


Noon – WashU Voices: Ferguson and Beyond – Perspectives Dialogue Series – Danforth Campus.
Forum is open only to WU faculty and staff. Event details. Danforth Campus, Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Olin Library, Room 202 (main space).

5:30 p.m. – Kemper Art Museum – Lecture.
“Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas: The Extended Visual Dialogue.” Amanda Zehnder, independent scholar. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Room 103.





For a full listing of medical rounds and conferences, see the School of Medicine's Web site.

Events sponsored by the university — its departments, schools, centers, organizations and recognized student organizations — are published in the calendar. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. All phone numbers are 314 area code, unless otherwise noted.

Calendar submissions should state time, date, place, sponsor(s), title of event or lecture, name(s) of speaker(s), speaker(s) affiliations and admission cost. Email calendar items to recordcalendar@wustl.edu.

If you have any questions or need assistance writing up an event, call Mary Kastens at (314) 935-9495.​


 

Ongoing Events

WashU Campus Store – Tax Free Holiday – August 7 to-9.  Now accepting pre-orders through Aug. 6. WUSTL faculty, staff or student IDs required. 314-935-5580.

WashU Campus Store – Summer Clearance Event. Shop now. In store and online while supplies last. Event details.

2015 Summer School Sessions – Session I: May 18 to June 5; Session II: June 8 to July 10; Session III: June 8 to July 31; and Session IV: July 13 to Aug. 13. Registration / Event details.  Contact: summerschool@wustl.edu or 866-340-0723 or 314-935-4695.


Ongoing Exhibits

Sam Fox School -- Golden in Silver Exhibition, Jonathan Berger’s commission for the 2015 University City Sculpture Series, is on view from July 11 through Aug. 7. Opening reception is on July 18, 2 to 4 p.m. Event details. University City Public Library, 6701 Delmar Blvd., 63130.

University Libraries – WWI Posters from the Louis and Jodi Atkin Family Collection now on display through October 2015. An exhibit of 31 posters on display on levels 1, 2, and 3 of Olin Library. Event details.

University Libraries / Modern Graphic History Library – The Center for the Humanities Collection. On view through August 31. Event details. Olin Library, Grand Staircase Lobby and the Ginkgo Room.

Sam Fox School / Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis – ACCUMULUS Site-Specific Installation Opening. On view at CAM from June 5 through September. Opening reception on June 5 at 5 p.m. at CAM.  Event details. Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 3750 Washington Blvd.

Sam Fox School / Kemper Art Museum Exhibition – MFA15: 2015 MFA Thesis Exhibition. On view from May 1 through Aug. 2. Event details. Kemper Art Museum.

Kemper Art Museum Exhibition – Rotation 1: Contemporary Art From the Peter Norton Gift. On view from May 1 through Aug. 2. (The second installment of selections from this donation, Rotation 2, will open on Sept. 11.) Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Garen Gallery.

Kemper Art Museum Exhibition – World War I: War of Images, Images of War. On view from Sept. 11, 2015 through Jan. 4, 2016. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Ebsworth Gallery.

Kemper Art Museum – Exhibition – Neither Here Nor There: Borders and Mobility in Contemporary Art. On view from April 10 through August 2. (Opening reception on April 10 at 5 p.m.) Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery.

Artwork in the Farrell – Donald Horstman’s show consists of 2D and 3D art and will be on display from June 5 through Sept. 4. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, in the 2nd floor Hearth and link areas. 314-747-3284.