Past Events

  • October 5, 2020 • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Online

All graduate and professional students are welcome to join our monthly general body meetings, where we discuss issues pertinent to graduate and professional student community at WashU. Please login to WUGO site for zoom meeting instructions.

  • October 14, 2017 • 1 PM – 5 PM
  • To be determined

A tour to see, to explore, and to understand the city. Our guide, Dr. Bob Hansman is an award-winning artist and professor at Sam Fox School. His efforts to understand and build the St. Louis community has drawn attention nationwide. The tour is free, but the seats are limited. Please sign up here. Contact […]

  • October 10, 2017 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Umrath Lounge, Umrath Hall, Danforth Campus

The Liberman Graduate Center Presents the… The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. The Liberman Graduate Center of Washington University in St.Louis invites you to participate in the Fall 2017 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition on October 10, 2017 from 4:00 to 5:00 […]

  • October 5, 2017 • 12 PM – 1:30 PM
  • Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Room 104

PLEDGES OF ALLEGIANCE: LUNCHTIME DISCUSSION October 5, 2017 Noon-1:30p Museum plaza and Kemper 104 Please join Adrienne Davis, Washington University vice provost and William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law, and Meredith Malone, associate curator, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, for a discussion of the installation of contemporary artist Robert Longo’s flag, Untitled (Dividing Time) (2017), now on view […]

  • September 30, 2017 • 1:30 PM – 7 PM
  • Pregame mixer: Bauer 330; Game: Busch Stadium

2 pm Saturday, Sep. 30, 2017 Cardinals vs  Milwaukee Brewers Exclusively reserved 1st level seating area for WUSTL Pregame mixer with free drinks and food Book your tickets today!   Original price: $37 Our price: $22 Purchase your tickets here             

  • September 27, 2017 • 7 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Kirkwood Station Brewing

Science On Tap is a place where, for the price of a beverage, anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology. This month, Dr. Carlos Botero, professor of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis, will speak to us about how animals (humans too!) respond to climate change. Environmental conditions play a […]

  • September 26, 2017 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Friedman Conference Room, Liberman Center, Danforth University Center, DUC 300

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges PhD students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. 3MT celebrates the discoveries made by research students and encourages you to communicate the importance […]

  • August 26, 2017 • 3 PM – 6 PM
  • Rettner Gallery, Lab Sciences building

Welcome back Wash U grad students! Come and join us to enjoy St. Louis BBQ and drinks, for free! Remember to bring your ID! This event is held by GPC and Graduate student senate, co-sponsored by OUTgrads and UMANG. Please RSVP on our Facebook event page.      

  • 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