3 Oct

Civic Cafe: Are we as divided as we think? Practicing civic dialogue across political affiliations with Unify America 

October 3, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Stix House, 6470 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton, Missouri 63105

Talking about politics with someone who disagrees with you can be hard! And, learning about different viewpoints can both help us connect to different people, inspire creative thinking, deepen one’s own analysis of a political topic. Unify America matches college students from across the country to have one-hour guided political conversations with the aim of […]

13 Sep

Food for Thought

September 13, 2023 to December 13, 2023
Every week
2:00 pm

Food for Thought is a weekly outdoor event series, weather permitting, curated by the Gephardt Institute. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to drop in for casual yet insightful conversations around the day’s theme. To-go snacks provided!

5 Oct

Civic Scholars Share Out

October 5, 2023
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Women’s Building Formal Lounge

The Civic Scholars Share Out (formerly known as PechaKucha) is an annual tradition during which Civic Scholars share reflections on their Civic Summers with fellow students, friends, mentors, supervisors, parents, and community members. Inspired by the PechaKucha style, the presentation is concise and fast-paced to encourage dialogue and audience response. All rising Senior Civics will […]

16 Oct

Care as Protest: Screen-printing, food, and togetherness

October 16, 2023
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Jordan Plaza at Sam Fox

Care As Protest is a screen-printing project exploring activism through acts of care for community members. An act of protest can be as simple as countering capitalism and offering things to others free of charge. Radical care for others joins in spirit with many previous grassroots artists and art projects that have recognized that the labor of […]

18 Oct

Civic Action Week: St. Louis Fellows Showcase and Reception

October 18, 2023
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Stix House, 6470 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton, Missouri 63105

The St. Louis Fellows Showcase and Reception is an opportunity for St. Louis Fellows to share their learning and impact from their 10-week internship experience with a community partner organization. This is a flagship Civic Action Week event highlighting the partnership between Gephardt St. Louis Fellows and over 25 unique non-profit and civic organizations throughout […]

19 Oct

Graduate Student Happy Hour

October 19, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Stix House, 6470 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton, Missouri 63105

Stop by to check your voter registration status, get information about the upcoming 2024 election season, learn about ways to get involved in St. Louis, and meet other graduate and professional students interested in civic engagement! All graduate and professional students are welcome to attend, regardless of your ability to vote in US elections.   5 […]

20 Oct

“The Queer Experience: Joy as Resistance” Art Exhibit Opening Night

October 20, 2023
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stix House, 6470 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton, Missouri 63105

“The Queer Experience” is a multimedia art exhibit showcasing work by 30 queer, trans, and other WashU students. Spanning from sculpture to photography, the works intimately explore themes of the body, religion, love, and the home, and expand outwards to larger analyses of society. In a world where LGBTQIA+ identities are not always welcome, it is […]

24 Oct

Civic Café Democracy Dinner: Sex, Gender & the Law

October 24, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stix House, 6470 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton, Missouri 63105

Over the past few years, the Supreme Court has made rulings on significant social issues surrounding sex and gender, to both the delight and dismay of many across the country. Bostock v. Clayton County (2020) saw expanded protections from employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, and in 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis (2023), the court protected […]