The Student Environmental Council and Ashoka hosted environmental activist Vandana Shiva to speak as part of Student Union’s Trending Topics speaker series in Graham Chapel Feb. 13.
Constance Wu, a Taiwanese-American actress known for her role as Jessica Huang on ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” spoke at Graham Chapel as a part of Student Union’s Trending Topics series Sunday, Oct. 29.
Washington University is set to begin its three-semester long commemoration of the 200-year anniversary of “Frankenstein” this fall.
Former Massachusetts Governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney spoke about the future of the United States, his experience in the public and private sectors and his personal political views to a packed crowd at Graham Chapel Monday.
Dan Ariely, a New York Times bestselling author and five-time TED presenter, discussed his research concerning the motivations behind our oft-dangerous short-term behaviors despite our positive future goals Thursday in Hillman Hall.
A lecture Thursday shed light on the Washington University’s attitude towards research conducted at the University decades ago concerning the human body’s experience during sex. The story is captured in the Showtime television series “Masters of Sex.”
This semester’s Assembly Series will highlight topics ranging from queer theory to urban equality to campaign strategy. The Assembly Series, which runs from from February 4 through April 15, has been bringing leaders and experts from various fields to Washington University since 1953.
A Los Angeles Times columnist encouraged listeners to express themselves without inhibition on Monday evening in her Assembly Series lecture.
The recently-announced speaker slate for the fall Assembly Series features an emphasis on issues of race and the criminal justice system.
This fall, the oft-referenced “Choices” will be replaced by “Bearings,” a much shorter video that addresses similar issues, in an effort that the First Year Center hopes will reduce overlap with other orientation events.
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