University GIS Users Group

The University GIS Users Group became a formalized group of the active, campus GIS community in 2013. Users come together from various academic backgrounds and skill levels to learn, share and network around topics in GIS. The group meets monthly during the school year and is involved in the planning of our annual of GIS Day. The GIS User Group is convened by a chair who’s active in the user group.

Upcoming Events

  • April 4, 2019 • 4:30 PM
  • John M. Olin Library, Room 142

Join us on Thursday, April 4, for a University Libraries’ Faculty Book Talk Series event with Caitlyn Collins, assistant professor of sociology at Washington University in St. Louis. She will discuss her new book, Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving (Princeton University Press). The talk will take place at 4:30 p.m. in […]

  • April 6, 2019 • 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Julian Edison Department of Special Collections

Come view amazing bindings from the University Libraries’ rare book collections that highlight historic Japanese binding structures. Attendees will learn three traditional Japanese stab-binding sewing patterns (four-eye, tortoiseshell and hemp leaf). They will then be able to choose their favorite sewing pattern of the workshop to create their very own fukuro-toji (pouch binding). Beginners are welcome and […]

  • April 18, 2019 • 4:30 PM
  • John M. Olin Library, Room 142

Join us on Thursday, April 18, as part of the University Libraries’ Faculty Book Talk Series, Rafia Zafar, professor of English, African and African American studies, and American culture studies at Washington University in St. Louis, will discuss her new book, Recipes for Respect: African American Meals and Meaning (University of Georgia). The talk will […]

Past Events

  • March 21, 2019 • 6 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Olin Library, Level 1

The exhibition explores the history, context, and theory of illustration in the United States from 1880-1980. The exhibit coincides with the symposium, Illustration Across Media: Nineteenth Century to Now, co-organized by the DMGHL and the Norman Rockwell Museum. Reception is free and open to the public. Find information about the symposium here.

  • March 20, 2019 • 3 PM – 7 PM
  • Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library

Help us create and improve Wikipedia articles related to women and feminist artists. Pizza, caffeine, and moral support will be provided. All are welcome! This is a drop-in event, but try to stay for at least an hour if possible. No prior Wikipedia experience is necessary. More information here.

  • March 7, 2019 • 4 PM – 6 PM
  • John M. Olin Library, Special Collections Classroom and Room 142

Washington University Professors Gerald Early and Douglas B. Dowd, adjunct instructor in the College of Arts & Sciences Kathleen Nelson, along with avid sports memorabilia collector and alumnus Lewis Levey, MBA ’67, invite you to an in-depth panel discussion on the nuanced impact of professional baseball and American pop culture. Materials from the Julian Edison […]

  • March 5, 2019 • 4:30 PM
  • Knight Hall, Emerson Auditorium

As part of the University Libraries Faculty Book Talk Series, Holden Thorp, provost of Washington University in St. Louis, and Buck Goldstein, entrepreneur in residence at UNC-Chapel Hill, will discuss Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities (UNC Press). In the book, Thorp and Goldstein provide a timely assessment […]

  • February 28, 2019 • 4:30 PM – 6 PM
  • John M. Olin Library, Level 1

Join Washington University Libraries as we celebrate the opening of three new book arts exhibitions. “Ken Botnick: Making Books by Hand” features works by Ken Botnick, Director of the Nancy Spirtas Kranzberg Studio for the Illustrated Book. Botnick’s work in graphic design and artists’ books create a colorful, eye-catching display in which viewers can explore […]