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  • Oct 1 – Nov 4, 2018
  • Multiple dates and locations

Download the full calendar here Held every October, Campus Sustainability Month is an international celebration of sustainability in higher education. Throughout the month, colleges and universities organize events on campus and elsewhere to engage and inspire incoming students and other campus stakeholders to become sustainability change agents. Washington University is proud to celebrate and kickoff a new […]

  • October 24, 2018 • 11 AM – 2 PM
  • Edison Courtyard outside of the Danforth University Center

Join the Office of Sustainability and Parking & Transportation Services in the Edison Courtyard in front of the Danforth University Center Wednesday, October 24th from 11am to 2pm for a free Bike Tune-up and Commuter Resource Fair! Attendees will have the opportunity to: Get a free bike tune-up provided by Big Shark. *See rules below […]

  • October 25 – 27, 2018
  • Brown Lounge

The Global Injustice Conference on Oct. 25th-27th. Professor Cynthia Enloe of Clark University will be featured as our keynote speaker.   This conference is a three-day program open to the entire Wash. U. community that aims to facilitate dialogue between students, academics, and practitioners whose advocacy and research addresses global injustice. We will consider structural causes of these injustices around the globe, discuss social movements and intervention, and engage students in a practical exercise of conflict […]

  • October 25, 2018 • 6 AM – 9:30 AM
  • Scott & Taylor Ave, WUSM Campus

On Thursday, October 25th, the Office of Sustainability, WashU IT Information and Security Office, and the School of Medicine’s Operations & Facilities Management Department will be hosting an e-waste recycling and confidential paper shredding event. All are welcome to bring accepted items to the collection drive, in the food truck area at Scott and Taylor Avenue […]