Chancellor Wrighton’s convocation address to the Class of 2021

“We must also confront the reality that there are people who have embraced ideological views that are truly abhorrent. The United States of America allied with many other nations to confront Nazism in the 1940s. Today, we must have the courage to confront the neo-Nazism movement that threatens us from within, not just from abroad.” Read full text.

Total Solar Eclipse: Ice Cream & Viewing Social

Monday, August 21 from 12 to 1:45 p.m. Mudd Field, Danforth Campus RSVP today! On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. Although the moon will cover the […]

The You Behind Wash U

The You Behind Wash U is a Professional Development opportunity that aims to highlight areas and people within Washington University and Washington University School of Medicine.

Staff Common Reading Program

Sign up to join one of the many Staff Common Reading Program book group discussions happening across the university today.

Danforth Staff Day and Service Awards

Enjoy the vibrant WashU community on Staff Day. Celebrate staff achievements, connect with colleagues, meet someone new and engage in WashU in a fun way.

Call for Proposals: Deadline May 31, 2017

The Transgender Spectrum Conference planning committee invites proposals for papers, panels, or workshops in any field on any topic pertaining to transgender issues, sex/gender non-conforming, and gender expansive identities.

African Film Festival 2017

March 31-April 2, 2017 at 7:00pm in Brown Hall, Room 100.  An additional matinee for youth will be held on Saturday, April 1 at 3:00pm. For more information visit

3rd Annual Day of Discovery and Dialogue

February 22-23, third annual university-wide gathering to reflect upon our efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community.

Jonathan Biss

“Late Moves: Music and Creativity,” panel discussion with Jonathan Biss, music scholar Dolores Pesce and psychologist Brian Carpenter. Panel moderated by professor and chair of music, Todd Decker. Wed, February 8, 5 pm, Danforth University Center, Goldberg Formal Lounge.