Events

At Washington University in St. Louis, leadership in sustainability extends to all aspects of campus and community life, including events and event planning. Learn about upcoming events, or submit an event to be featured in our bi-monthly newsletter.

  • 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 […]

  • October 25, 2018 • 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Whittemore House

The fifth annual Tree Planting Day is coming up on October 25th, in partnership with Sleeve-a-Message, Dining Services and WashU ground maintenance contractor Focal Pointe. Join us at 2pm by the main entrance of the Whittemore House (across Forsyth from the campus store), to meet with Kent Theiling, WashU’s Grounds and Landscape Design Manager. Kent will […]

  • October 27, 2018 • 11 AM – 2:30 PM
  • Meet at one of the MetroLink Stations designated below

** Note: You must be 21+ to participate in the event ** Discover a downtown microbrewery with a visit to Brick River Cider Co. via a group MetroLink ride on Saturday, October 27, 2018! Participants will explore the brewery on a guided tour with Lead Cider Maker Tom Johnson. Johnson will detail the history of […]

  • October 31, 2018 • 10 AM – 4 PM
  • Meet at Studio 40 in Bear's Den, South 40

Join us for a tour of the Bear’s Den commissary kitchen with Campus Executive Chef Patrick McElroy, and get the unique opportunity to experience the behind the scenes of the biggest kitchen on campus! Pick one of three times: 10a, 12p or 3p (~30 minutes per tour). Please RSVP here if you are planning to […]

  • November 1, 2018 • 5 PM – 6 PM
  • Studio 40 in Bear's Den, South 40

Join an interactive cooking class and learn how to make Power Packed Salads that utilize often discarded parts of the plant (ie. Carrot, zucchini, cucumber peels, broccoli stems, cauliflower/ cabbage cores, pumpkin/ squash seeds, beet greens, broccoli leaves). Learn how to incorporate the aforementioned plant parts as well as grains and proteins to make a […]

  • November 15, 2018 • 11 AM – 2 PM
  • Hope Plaza

This fall, the Operations & Facilities Management Department, in partnership with the Office of Sustainability, is bringing back the free bike tune-ups to the WUSM farmers’ market! The free bike tune-ups* will be performed by Velofix, a mobile bike shop that provides repair services for every kind of bike. This locally operated company has creatively […]