May 2001
Seth Carlin and Bill Lenihan
Professor of Music resp. Teacher of Applied Music

Jan 2002
Yar Mohabbat
Former Afghan Ambassador to the US
The Future of Afghanistan

Feb 2002
John C. Morris
Friedman Professor of Neurology
Is Alzheimerʼs Inevitable With Age?

Mar 2002
Henry I. Schvey
Professor Of Drama
The Lady from the Sea: A New Staging of Twelfth Night

Apr 2002
Leila Nadya Sadat
Professor of Law
Nuremberg and its Legacy: The International Criminal Court

May 2002
Laurie Stein
Director, Pulitzer Foundation
Tour of the Pulitzer Foundation

Sep 2002
Steven Teitelbaum
Wilma and Roswell Messing Professor of Pathology
Stem Cells, Cloning, and the Future

Oct 2002
Gerald Early
Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters & Director of The International Writer’s Center
Jazz and its Relationship to American Popular Music

Nov 2002
Edward Macias
Provost & Exec VC for Academic Affairs
Undergraduate Education in the 21st Century

Dec 2002
Virginia Weldon
Chairman of the Board, Saint Louis Symphony
The St. Louis Symphony: Problems and Promise

Jan 2003
David Peters
Chairman of Mechanical Engineering
Boomers, Bloomers, and Zoomers (Accomplishments in research universities & in air and space)

Feb 2003
Linda Nicholson
Stiritz Professor of Womenʼs Studies & History
Women’s Studies: Where it Came From and Where it is Going

Mar 2003
Michael Friedlander
Professor of Physics
A Golden Age for Astronomy

Apr 2003
Randall Larsen
William R Stuckenberg Professor of Human Values and Morale
The Psychology of Happines

May 2003
Cahokia Mounds Historic Site
Outing with film history on the Cahokia Mounds Historic Site

Sept 2003
Victor LeVine
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Mideast Briefing, 2003

Oct 2003
Susan Rotroff
Jarvis Thurston & Mona Van Duyn Professor of Classics
The Unsolved Mystery of the Agora Bone Well

Nov 2003
Frank C-P Yin
Professor and Chairman of Biomedical Engineering
Update on Biomedical Engineering

Dec 2003
The Madrigal Singers
Holiday Musical
Vocal Performance celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the SPE

Jan 2004
Henry L. Roediger
Professor & Chairman of Psychology
Cognitive Illusions: How The Mind Bends Reality

Feb 2004
Caroline Gilman
Curator, MO Historical Society
A Fresh Perspective: The Lewis & Clark Expedition

Mar 2o04
Bill McClellan
Columnist, The Post Dispatch
A “Commencement” talk for Retirees

Apr 2004
Brent Benjamin
Director of the St Louis Art Museum
The Bingham Paintings and Democracy

May 2004
Charles MacKay
St. Louis Opera
High Cs On The Mississippi: A Brief History Of Opera In St. Louis

Sep 2004
Michael Friedlander & Lawrence Kahn
Subcommittee of the Emeriti Health Insurance Committee
Discussion of responses sent by emeriti on W. U. Medical Benefit Plan.

Oct 2004
Larry Shapiro
Dean and Vice-Chancellor, School of Medicine
BioMed 21 & Future Directions of the School

Nov 2004
John Schael
Department of Athletics
The Emergence and Present Status of Athletics on WU Campus

Dec 2004
Richard Chole
Professor and Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology
Can You Hear Me Now? Now? Now?

Jan 2005
Amy Kaiser
Director of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Choral Music and the Liberal Arts

Feb 2005
James T. Little
Professor of Finance & Economics, School of Business
Developments in the Chinese Economy

Mar 2005
William E. Wallace
Barbara Murphy Bryant Distinguished Professor & Chairman of Art History
Michaelangelo at Washington University – The Story of a Discovery

May 2005
Karel Schubert
Vice-President, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Overview of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Sep 2005
George Pepe
Professor of Classics
Augustine and Machiavelli on Roman Glory

Oct 2005
Carl Bender
Professor of Physics
What scientists and Mark Twain have to say about people who believe outrageous things

Nov 2005
Gary Miller
Professor of Political Sciences
Game Theory and Election Prediction

Dec 2005
Elizabeth McDonald String Quartet
Washington University Undergraduates
Chamber Music

Jan 2006
Walter & Memory Lewis
Professors Emeriti of Biology
Searching for Herbal Medicinals

Feb 2006
Bob Archibald
Director Missouri Historical Society
The Legacy of Lewis & Clark

Mar 2006
Sabine Eckmann
Director and Chief Curator, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Exile and Modernism: H.W. Janson & the Legacy of Modern Art at W.U.

Apr 2006
Ron Himes
Artist-in-residence in Performing Arts and founder/director of the Black Repertory
Contemporary African American Theater

May 2006
Bob Herleth
Executive Vice President, Missouri Botanical Garden
The Missouri Botanical Garden Today

Sep 2006
Erik Trinkaus
Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Anthropology
Neandertals, Early Modern Humans, Fancy Burials and Cave Bears

Oct 2006
Joe Pollack
Film/theater critic for KWMU-FM & theater columnist for St. Louis Magazine
Food, Film and Theater in St. Louis

Nov 2006
John C. Morris
Harvey A. & Dorismae Hacker Friedman Distinguished Professor of Neurology
Alzheimerʼs Disease: Research Advances

Dec 2006
Holiday Musical
Washington University Undergraduates
Chamber Music

Jan 2007
Frank Flinn
Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies
Why You Need To Understand Religion In Order To Understand The Political Order Of The World

Feb 2007
Ira J. Kodner
Professor of Surgery & Director, Center for the Study of Ethics
Palliative Care for the Old Dependent on the Impact of the Young

Mar 2007
Judith Mann
Curator of Early European Art, St. Louis Art Museum
From the Intimate to the Majestic: 18th Century Masterworks at the St. Louis Art Museum

Apr 2007
John G. Baugh
Margaret Bush Wilson Professor, Director of African and African American Studies
Linguistic Profiling in Global Perspective & the Evolution of African and African American Studies

May 2007
Leonard Sonnenschein
Director and Founder, World Aquarium
Private Tour of the World Aquarium (in the City Museum)

Sep 2007
George B. Johnson
Professor Emeritus of Biology
Whatever Happened to Bird Flu?

Oct 2007
Mark S. Wrighton
Chancellor, Washington University in Saint Louis
Research Universities and the Challenges of the 21st Century

Nov 2007
David Halen
Concertmaster of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
The Role of the Concertmaster

Dec 2007
Elizabeth McDonald String Quartet
Washington University Undergraduates
Chamber Music

Jan 2008
Karen L. Wooley
James S. McDonnell Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Polymer Chemistry as Applied to the Emerging Field of Nanotechnology

Feb 2008
Carmon Colangelo
E. Desmond Lee Professor and Dean, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts
Design for Change

Mar 2008
Barbara Schaal
Spencer T. Olin Professor of Biology
Genetically Modified Crops: The Controversy

Apr 2008
John Hoal
Associate Professor of Architecture
Sustainable Resilience in New Orleans

May 2008
Tom Schlafly
Attorney & Co-Founder of Schlafly Bottleworks
A New Religion in Mecca: Memoir of a Renegade Brewery in St. Louis with Brief Tour

Sep 2008
Jane Phillips-Conroy
Professor of Physical Anthropology & Anatomy & Neurobiology
Social and Biological Studies of Baboons in Ethiopia and Zambia

Oct 2008
Elzbieta Sklodowska
William Randolph Professor in Arts and Sciences
Cuba on my Mind: Impressions from a Journey

Nov 2008
Steve Smith
Kate M. Gregg Distinguished Professor of Social Sciences
Washington after the Elections

Dec 2008
WU Viol Consort
Members of the Music Department
Chamber Music

Jan 2009
Clifford M. Will
James S. McDonnell Professor of Physics
Black Holes, Waves of Gravity and other Warped Ideas of Dr. Einstein

Feb 2009
Steven Fazzari
Professor of Economics
Anatomy of a Financial Crisis

Mar 2009
Shirley Sahrmann
Professor of Physical Therapy
The Importance of Learning to Move Correctly

Apr 2009
Stephen Legomsky
John S. Lehmann University Professor of Law
Debating Immigration in 21st Century America

May 2009
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Tour: University’s Permanent Collection

Sep 2009
Alan Templeton
Professor of Biology
New Results on the Genetic Basis of End-stage Kidney Disease

Oct 2009
Victor LeVine
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Any Progress, Pilgrim? A briefing on the Middle East

Nov 2009
Steven Woolf
Artistic Director of Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Putting it Together–the evolution of a season

Dec 2009
Elizabeth McDonald String Quartet
Washington University Undergraduates
Quartet Aria