3 Mar

Midwest-UK Climate Dialogue

March 3, 2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am

The British Consulate-General in Chicago will partner with the Midwest Climate Summit for an online climate action dialogue, and the Washington University in St. Louis community is invited to attend. From 9-11 a.m. CST March 3, Midwestern partners will have the chance to learn about the United Kingdom’s climate agenda, including the COP26 conference scheduled […]

9 Mar

Climate Change Speaker Series : Drew Shindell Presented by Washington University Climate Change Program, in partnership with the McKelvey School of Engineering, and the Washington University Institute for Public Health. Join Drew Shindell, Nicholas Professor of Earth Science at Duke University. An expert on climate science and policy, he has testified on these issues before both houses of the […]

9 Mar

This discussion will focus on environmental racism, social justice and the arts. It brings together artist-in-residence Jordan Weber, Des Moines-based multi-disciplinary artist; Michael Allen, senior lecturer in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis; Inez Bordeaux, organizer for Close the Workhouse and manager of […]

10 Mar

Wednesdays with WashU is a webinar series featuring Washington University alumni, faculty, parents, and friends from around the world.  On Wednesday, March 10, join us as Chancellor Andrew D. Martin kicks off an important and engaging discussion about the university’s efforts when it comes to climate action on campus, in St. Louis, and throughout the Midwest. Executive vice […]

1 Apr

Visiting Writer Elizabeth Kolbert

April 1, 2021
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

Hosted by the Department of English Elizabeth Kolbert is the author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change and The Sixth Extinction, for which she won the Pulitzer Prize. For her work at The New Yorker, where she’s a a staff writer, she has received two National Magazine Awards and the Blake-Dodd Prize from […]

22 Apr

The Impact of Climate Change on Infectious Diseases

April 22, 2021 and April 23, 2021
10:00 am
Online

How does the health of the environment affect our health? Catastrophic events, human migration and disease transmission are on the rise because of climate change. Learn from national and local experts about these issues and what you can do to address them at the 8th Annual Global Health and Infectious Disease Conference. This conference will […]

22 Apr

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health How does the health of the environment affect our health? Catastrophic events, human migration and disease transmission are on the rise because of climate change. Learn from national and local experts about these issues and what you can do to address them at the 8th Annual Global Health […]