Past Events

  • June 6, 2017 • 5 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Schaffer Courtyard (McDonnell Sciences building Courtyard), Medicine campus

Join the BioEntrepreneurship Core (BEC) for some great ice-cream floats and snacks, while voting in the next year’s leadership team. Nominate yourself or others to be part of BEC’s expanding mission in educating and inculcating entrepreneurial knowledge ! Use this link to nominate:

  • May 24, 2017 • 6 PM – 8 PM
  • Kenton King Center, Bernard Becker Library, Medical Campus

Are you nearing the end of your PhD? Curious about career paths outside of academia? Join 20+ local PhD scientists now working in industry, investment, education, consulting, tech transfer, and entrepreneurship, to discuss how to make a successful transition from graduate school into a variety of career fields. This year’s keynote speaker is Dana Watt, […]

  • May 17, 2017 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Umrath Lounge, Umrath Hall, Danforth Campus

  The Lavender Recognition ceremony honors the achievements and contributions of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer students and their allies. Lavender Recognition

  • May 13, 2017 • 9 AM – 12 AM

The school year is finally at a close! Time for some thrills and fun. Join WashU graduate and professional students who you may ordinarily never interact with. Network and connect with people from the different schools as you are waiting on the coaster lines. GPC will heavily subsidize Six Flags Theme-park tickets and round-trip bus transportation! […]

  • May 12, 2017 • 9 AM – 1 PM
  • Brown Lounge, Brown Hall, Danforth Campus

The goal of the workshop is the address the challenges of increased faculty productivity in an innovative, thought-provoking fashion. We are excited to host co-authors Dr. Maggie Berg and Dr. Barbara Seeber for this event.This event is co-sponsored by the Brown School of Social Work, Office of Faculty & Research Affairs and the Office of […]

  • May 11, 2017 • 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Three Kings (6307 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO 63130)

Significant others and children welcome. Appetizers and the first round of drinks are on us! RSVP to Heidi Lim ( or just show up at Three Kings and ask for the WashU Parenting Group.

  • May 10, 2017 • 7:30 PM
  • Goldberg Formal Lounge, Danforth University Center

Free and open to the public.

  • May 5, 2017 • 5:30 PM
  • Catholic Student Center, 352 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105

Happy Hour is back again in May! Join us for free drinks, free snacks, and priceless company! All graduate students are welcome to come!

  • May 4, 2017 • 6 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Washington University in St. Louis Graduate Students Promoting Science Policy, Education, and Research (ProSPER) is a university-wide graduate student group that promotes the use of science in policy-making through science advocacy and literacy, facilitating inter-professional communication, and increasing scientist participation in policy.

  • May 4, 2017 • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Please join Associate Dean Nguyen for lunch. Dean Nguyen will be leading efforts to enhance the career development training for the graduate students.

  • May 3, 2017 • 5 PM – 8 PM
  • Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Danforth Campus

A Study Break The Kemper Art Museum welcomes Washington University students to our second art-filled finals study break! This open-house event will feature free snacks, fun craft projects, our signature MLKAMoji scavenger hunt, and then some. Put down your books, gather your friends, and drop in for a few minutes of creative self-care.  This event […]

  • May 3, 2017 • 3:30 PM – 5 PM
  • Rettner Gallery, Laboratory Sciences

Honorees will include those who have completed one or more of the following:
The Teaching Citation
Preparation in Pedagogy (PiP)
WU-CIRTL Program for Future Faculty in STEM (Community Member, Associate, Practitioner, Scholar)
The Teaching Center’s Graduate-Student Advisory Group

  • May 1, 2017 • 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Liberman Graduate Center, Danforth University Center (DUC 300)

Join your fellow graduate students in electing the GPC executive board for the upcoming academic year, and be included in discussion of other issues pertinent to graduate and professional students. If you are a graduate student or professional student at WashU you are a part of the GPC, so you are invited! Dinner at 6:30PM. Meeting […]

  • April 29, 2017 • 4:30 PM – 7 PM
  • Lab Sciences 300

Panel Discussion: Graduate students from other universities with recent unionization efforts share their various perspectives on the experience. Q&A with a Labor Law Expert: Attendees have an opportunity to anonymously raise question following the panel. Reception: Join us for free beer and pizza, and continue the discussion with our panelists and your fellow graduate students. […]

  • April 28, 2017
  • Danforth Campus

April 28, 2017 Contact Name: GPC Contact Email: ANNOUNCEMENT: Notification to graduate and professional students: WILD occurs the afternoon April 28. Building security will be heightened, make sure to have your WUSTL ID for access to ALL campus buildings.

  • April 27, 2017 • 5 PM – 8 PM
  • Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Join the I-CAN, GSS, UMANG and graduate and professional students from all over WashU to Speed Network! Michelle Repice from the Career Centre will be giving us tips on how to network as graduate and international students! Come out for a night of food, fun, and networking with your fellow graduate students.

  • April 27, 2017 • 12 PM – 1:15 PM
  • Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

International Student and Scholar Advisor Jason Marquart and Director, International Advising Martha Turner will discuss international exchange policies, opportunities for international graduate students and an upcoming cricket match! RSVP at

  • April 26, 2017 • 5 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Become a part of the Graduate Teaching and Learning Community (GTLC), an interdisciplinary collaborative group of graduate students exploring teaching practices and professional development in teaching. Together with peers, you can discuss relevant teaching and learning issues in a relaxed and supportive environment.

  • April 26, 2017 • 5 PM – 9 PM
  • Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Work on your dissertation or other work with good company, caffeine, and snacks during the Grad Center’s special late hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

  • April 26, 2017 • 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Graduate student group leaders along with other interested graduate students are invited to participate as a member of the LGC Advisory Board. Lunch will be served. Please respond at with your attendance.

  • April 25, 2017 • 6 PM – 8 PM
  • Seigle Hall L002, Danforth Campus

Please join the Office of Sustainability for an Environmental Justice Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, April 25th at 6:00PM in Seigle, Room L002.  You will get the opportunity to meet others interested in environmental justice, learn a little more about local issues, and have some lively conversations with fellow students.  And—of course—the ice cream will […]

  • April 24, 2017 • 11 AM – 2 PM
  • in front of Mudd Field on Danforth Campus

Big Shark Bicycles will be offering free bike tune-ups. We will also be giving out bike maps, bells, lights, and other fun gear to make your riding experience safer and more enjoyable. *Must have WashU ID to participate.

  • April 22, 2017 • 11 AM – 3 PM
  • Kemper Art Museum

Inspired by the exhibition Spectacle and Leisure in Paris: Degas to Mucha, this season’s Family Fun Day will feature a variety of interactive activities for all ages. Free and open to the public.

  • April 21, 2017 • 7:30 PM
  • 4055 Laclede Ave. Apt. 303, St. Louis, 63108

  Save the date for our end-of-the-year party! It will take place on Friday, April 21st. Food and drinks will be provided off campus. Then we will end the night dancing salsa at Siam, in the Grove area. Rides will be provided for those who need transportation to the event. Please make sure you arrange […]

  • April 21, 2017 • 5:30 PM
  • Catholic Student Center, 352 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105

Happy Hour is back again in April! Join us for free drinks, free snacks, and priceless company! All graduate students are welcome to come!