30Sep

Bridging Gaps: Hometown Ervin Scholars Changing the World

  • Friday, September 30, 2022 • 5:30 pm
  • Edison Theatre, 6465 Forsyth Blvd

Attend the panel discussion of two alumni in the Edison Theater. Brittany Packnett Cunningham (WashU ’06), vice president of social impact at BET, NBC News and MSNBC political analyst, and host of UNDISTRACTED, and Morgan DeBaun (WashU ’12), serial entrepreneur, corporate advisor, and founder and CEO of Blavity, will discuss “Bridging Gaps: Hometown Ervin Scholars […]

30Sep

Orange Shirt Day: Candlelight Vigil

  • Friday, September 30, 2022 • 7:00 pm
  • Hillman Hall, Room 120

Members of our community as part of the 2022 National Diversity Week, will hold a candlelight vigil in commemoration of Orange Shirt Day, in partnership with the American Indian Student Association. Orange shirt day brings awareness to and honors indigenous children who were lost in residential and boarding schools. This day also honors the legacy […]

1Oct

20th Annual Mary Meachum Celebration

  • Saturday, October 1, 2022 • 12:00 pm
  • Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Visitor Center and Mural, St Louis Riverfront Trail

Be a part of history in the making at the 20th Annual Mary Meachum Celebration on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Missouri’s first nationally recognized Underground Railroad site – the Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing on the Mississippi Greenway. Each year, this event shines a spotlight on Black St. Louis history through: theater performances, music, activities […]

3Oct

Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit

  • Monday, October 3, 2022 • 8:30 am
  • Knight Hall, 3rd Fl Atrium

The Ability Exhibit is a creative, hands-on tool for promoting awareness and education. It allows users to explore various adaptive devices and get a real sense of the day-to-day challenges people with disabilities face. The exhibit will be on display all day as a come-and-go experience and his hosted by Olin’s Office for Equity, Diversity, […]

8Oct

Filipino American History Month Event: Filipinos and the 1904 World’s Fair: a Legacy of Race and Empire

  • Saturday, October 8, 2022 • 11:30 am
  • Missouri History Museum Lower Level AT&T Room, 5700 Lindell Blvd

One of the most popular attractions at the 1904 World’s Fair was the Philippine Exhibit, a 47-acre site that for nine months became home to over 1,000 Filipinos put on display. In this Artist Talk, Ria Unson, a St. Louis-based Filipino American artist traces the legacy of the fair as a descendant of someone brought […]

13Oct

Foundations of an Inclusive Workplace*

  • Thursday, October 13, 2022 • 10:00 am

*Foundations of an Inclusive Workplace serves as an important entry point for all Academy sessions and satisfies the prerequisite for other coursework. For those wanting to broaden their awareness of culture and climate change that they can impact right where they are in our university’s community. This offering takes place virtually. Register in Learn@Work. (Log in to Learn@Work […]

18Oct

A Conversation on Race & Computing

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2022 • 4:00 pm
  • Umrath Lounge Danforth Campus

Safiya U Nobel, Professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies at UCLS, as part of the Distinguished Visiting Scholar program will have a conversation with Dr. Ian Bogost, the Professor and Director of Film and Media Studies on October 18th. Read more information. Register here. 

28Oct

Money of the Holocaust

  • Friday, October 28, 2022 • 5:00 pm
  • Olin Library, Room 142

This presentation will explore forms of money used in World War II concentration and internment camps, and will reveal how money was used to control prison populations, in addition to its use as a tool of propaganda. Presenters Steve and Ray Feller, a father-daughter team, have done firsthand research on this topic and are the […]