Virtual Connections

Community has never been more important. As ​you count on friends, neighbors, and colleagues during this extraordinary time,
know that you can also count on WashU. We’ve compiled a list of virtual resources to help you stay connected to the university. 

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Virtual Event Calendar
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Events Through October 31

Friday, October 23 | 8–10 a.m. CDT​
5th Annual Impact Investing Symposium Series: Session 2
Presented by the Olin Business School and 
Brown School of Social Work​


Wednesday, October 28 | 4 p.m. CDT​

“Hydrodynamics of Quantum Electron Liquids”​​

Presented by the Department of Physics in Arts & Sciences

Friday, October 23 | 6:30–8 p.m. CDT​
“Cooking with Cocktails: Appetizers and Wine Pairing”
Presented by the Washington University Alumni Association

Wednesday, October 28 | 4–5 p.m. CDT​

Installation Ceremony: Philip V. Bayly 
as the Lee Hunter Distinguished Professor

Presented by the McKelvey School of Engineering

Friday, October 23 | 8–9 p.m. CDT​
Chinese-Language Tour: “Public Art on Campus”
 Presented by the Kemper Art Museum  

Wednesday, October 28 | 4–5 p.m. CDT​

Know Your Voting Rights: Information for Civic Health

Presented by Gephardt Institute for Civic and 
Community Engagement

Saturday, October 24 | 10 a.m. CDT​
“Quantum Math: The Superposition Principle, Bell's Inequality, 
and Uncertainties”
Presented by Arts & Sciences 

Wednesday, October 28 | 6 p.m. CDT​

Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Visiting Artist Lecture: "Silas Munro"

Presented by Sam Fox School

Saturday, October 24 | 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. CDT​
“Cooking with Cocktails: Brunch”
Presented by the Washington University Alumni Association

Thursday, October 29 | 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. CDT 

COVID-19 Pandemic: Response, Lessons Learned, and Recovery”​

Presented by the Institute of Public Health

Monday, October 26 | 4:30–5:30 p.m. CDT​​

“LGBTQ+ History Month 2020”​
Presented by University Libraries

Thursday, October 29 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m. CDT 
 Boeing Center Industry Conference: Pandemic Shocks & 
Global Supply Chains: Lessons of Resilience Going Forward​

Presented by the Olin Business School and the Boeing Center

Tuesday, October 27 | 12:30–1:30 p.m. CDT​

“George Floyd in Context: 
A Historical Perspective on Racial Violence in the U.S.”​

Presented by Brown School of Social Work

Thursday, October 29 | 10 a.m. CDT 
Biomedical Engineering Seminar: 
“Engineering Functional Adipose Tissue”

Presented by the McKelvey School of Engineering

Tuesday, October 27 | 12–1:30 p.m. CDT​

Leadership Perspectives: 
"Active Inclusion: More Than a Seat at The Table"

Presented by Olin Business School


Thursday, October 29 | 34 p.m. CDT​

Siteman Speaker Series: The Scientists Behind Exceptional
Presented by Siteman Cancer Center


Tuesday, October 27 | 4–5 p.m. CDT​

75th Historia Medica Lecture: “Parallels Between the Sugar and
Tobacco Industries: A First Glimpse at Sugar Industry Documents”

Presented by Bernard Becker Medical Library and the 
Center for History Of Medicine

Thursday, October 29 | 4 p.m. CDT​

Divergent Mating Behaviors as a Driver of Rapid Evolution:
Sexual Selection, Reproductive Isolation, and Eco-Evo Dynamics
Presented by the Living Earth Collaborative and the 

Evolution, Ecology & Population Biology Seminar

Tuesday, October 27 | 6–7:15 p.m. CDT​

Counting Every Vote: Election Integrity in 2020

Presented by Gephardt Institute for Civic and
Community Engagement

Thursday, October 29 | 8 p.m. CDT​

 “Craft Talk with Mark Bibbins
Presented by the Department of English in Arts & Sciences

Wednesday, October 28 | 11:30 a.m. CDT​

Series Panel Discussion: 
“Architectural History and Diversity”

Presented by Bernard Becker Medical Library and the 

Center for History Of Medicine

Friday, October 30​ | 11 a.m. CDT​

New Perspectives Talk: “Confronting the Strange 
in Max Ernst's ‘L'oeil du Silence’​”

 Presented by the Washington University Alumni Association

Wednesday, October 28 | 12–1 p.m. CDT​

Wednesdays with WashU: “Transforming the Delmar Divide”​

​​Presented by the Washington University Alumni Association, 

the Brown School of Social Work, and Clark-Fox Policy Institute


Friday, October 30 | 1–2 p.m. CDT​

“Don't Let Your Health Suffer: Women's Health Update”  

Presented by the Washington University Alumni Association

Wednesday, October 28 | 3–4 p.m. CDT​

Book Club: “The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet”​

Presented by University Libraries


Friday, October 30 | 2:30–3:30 p.m. CDT​

“A Conversation with Scott Sternberg, AB '97”  

Presented by the Washington University Alumni Association


Upcoming Events
Presented by Washington University Alumni Association 
Friday, November 12 | 12–1 p.m. CST​

Holocaust Museum Houston Virtual Tour: Holocaust Gallery
 Witness: A Community Remembers"


Tuesday, Novem​ber 17 | 12–1 p.m. CST​

Smart Approaches to Launching Your Job Search
 with Kevin Kiley, MBA '07

Wednesday, November 18 | 2–3 p.m. CST​

Evolution of the U.S. Space Force​  


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Wednesdays with WashU


Transforming the Delmar Divide
 with Maxine Clark and
Keaira Anderson, MSW ’15

Wednesday, October 28 at 12 p.m. CDT

This event will feature a conversation between Chancellor Andrew D. Martin; Maxine Clark, former Washington University trustee and chief inspirator at the Delmar DivINe; and ​Keaira Anderson, MSW ’15, Delmar DivINe board member. The three will discuss the factors that brought them together to focus their time and talents on this St. Louis development and WashU’s role in, with, and for St. Louis. The Delmar DivINe is a social innovation and high-impact real estate initiative that will set an example for community development, social improvement, and collaboration in St. Louis and the nation.

This event is presented by the Washington University Alumni Association,
the Brown School of Social Work, and the Clark-Fox Policy Institute.

​Learn more/register
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Alumni and Parent Book Discussions

Around the country, participants in the alumni and parents program will get a taste of the academic experience by reading
Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy and gathering virtually to discuss the same
questions raised on campus. In the spirit of civic engagement, these discussions will foster dialogue, learning, and listening, which are the foundation
of strong communities.​​

Learn more/register for a virtual book discussion



Enjoy a “WashU Night In” as you celebrate being a member of the WashU family, and show your school spirit from home! We can’t think of 
a more fun night in than one that’s WashU-themed—whether you spend it with those in your home or hop on Zoom to make it a group gathering.​​
Browse WashU Night In Activities


Recordings from Past Events​
Wednesdays with WashU:
Remembering Dr. William H. Danforth”
Presented by the
Washington University A​lumni Association
October 212020​
  ​Watch video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcM-qSD6cys

Wednesdays with WashU: 
A Conversation with the City of Kansas City, Missouri Mayor, Quinton Lucas”
Presented by the
Washington University A​lumni Association
October 142020​
  ​Watch video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcM-qSD6cys

“The Power and Responsibility 
of Data”​
Presented by
Data Services, University Libraries, and Washington University A​lumni Association
October 72020​
watch video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_bpYxTYies
“Disruption and Change: 
How Startups and Tech will Adjust to a Changing Landscape in 2021 
and Beyond​”
Presented by the
Washington University Alumni Association

October 5, 2020​​​

“Take Control of your Job Search!”
Pre​sented by the
Washington University Alumni Association

September 21, 2020​​​


“Applying to Grad School: Maximizing your Chances at Admission”
Pre​sented by the
Washington University Alumni Association

September 15, 2020​​​
 video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poASbrqCAeY

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    For more events visit the WashU Alumni Association YouTube Channel​

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