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February 19, 2017

Newsletter Digest

Graduate Student Events:

The Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship Program 2017 Cancer Collaborative Research Symposium

February 20, 2017, 3:30-5pm, Umrath LoungeLearn about the Chanchellor’s Graduate Fellows’ interdisciplinary research.

Graduate Student Senate 22nd Annual Graduate Research Symposium

February 21, 2017, 3-6pm, Crowder Hall Courtyard (Anheuser Busch Hall) and Bryan Cave Moot CourtroomThe Graduate Research Symposium is a great opportunity for Washington University graduate and professional students to present their research to a broad academic audience of non-specialists. Attend the poster presentations 3-5pm in the Crowder Courtyard, and then reconvene at 5:15 in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom for the awards ceremony.

Dissertation After Dark

February 22&23, 2017, 5-9pm, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)Make progress on your writing while also working among peers. Coffee, tea, and occasional snacks provided! RSVP at https://gradcenter.wustl.edu/dissertation-after-dark-february-2017

Graduate Teaching & Learning Community: Faculty Perspectives on the Job Search

February 22, 2017, 5:00 pm, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)All graduate students are welcome, and refreshments will be served, with support from the Graduate School.

University Wide Events:

Day of Discovery & Dialogue 2017: Finding Common Ground

February 22&23, 2017, various locationsPlease join us for the third annual university-wide gathering to reflect upon our efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community. More information at https://voices.wustl.edu/day-discovery-dialogue-2017/

Science on Tap

February 22, 2017, 7:00 pm, Kirkwood Station BrewingCome grab a beer and listen to Jeffrey Catalano, Associate Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences talk about how heavy metals in our wetlands may be impacting climate change.

Assembly Series: “The Sustainable Development Goals: Toward Better Living Standards for Everyone”

February 23, 2017, 4:00 pm, Hillman Hall, Clark-Fox ForumJohn McArthur, a global sustainability development expert and economist with the Brookings Institution will delineate the UN Millenium objectives and explain why he’s hopeful for the world’s future.

The God Debate: Does God Exist? Does it Even Matter?

February 23, 2017, 7:00 pm, Graham ChapelDirectors of Reasonable Faith Coalition and Ethics Society of STL debate the existence of God and what that says about the way we live our lives. Doors 6:30pm. Conversation following at 3 Kings Pub.


Impact Investing Symposium

February 24, 2017, Bauer HallThe U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation and Olin Business School are hosting the second Impact Investing Symposium, exploring the continuum of impact investing in St. Louis

Executive Orders: The Living Legacy of Japanese American Internment

February 24, 2017, 3:30 pm, Umrath LoungeOpen to the public. Reception to follow. Information at https://eas.wustl.edu/files/eas/events/flyer-executive_orders.jpg

What’s at Stake in the St. Louis City Election

February 24, 2017, 4:00 pm, Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman HallAhead of the St. Louis mayoral primary on March 7, come learn about priority issues such as economic opportunity, public and neighborhood safety, and public education. Reception to follow.


Entrepreneurship 101 Workshop Series Workshop 2 of 7: Ideation

February 26, 2017, 1:00 pm, Skandalaris Center (Mallinckrodt 128)In this workshop, learn how to form your new venture idea. Space is limited, so please register at https://skandalaris.wustl.edu/training/workshops/entrepreneurship-101/ if you would like to attend.


GPC Night Out at the StL Blues

February 28, 2017, 5-6:30pm Pre-game Mixer at the Farrell Learning Center (Medical Campus) &7pm St. Louis Blues vs Edmonton Oilers game, Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103Join your fellow graduate and professional students for a night out to see the St. Louis Blues!!

Your Graduate and Professional Council (GPC) is providing discounted $30.00 tickets to ALL graduate and professional students at Washington University to see the Blues take on the Edmonton Oilers on February 28th at 7PM.

But that’s not all! We’ll also be holding a pre-game mixer where to you can meet up with your friends and other students for free drinks and snacks. Then we’ll all hop on the metro for the 7PM game!

BUY TICKETS NOW to be entered into raffle to WIN one of our hockey pucks signed by #20 Alex Steen and #12 Jori Lehtera OR WIN a free Zamboni ride during the game!

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE: https://commerce.cashnet.com/LIBERMAN OR in person at the Liberman Graduate Center (ask for Kim McCabe)


GPC Trivia Night

March 29, 2017, 6:00 pm, Active Learning Lab, Bauer HallJoin us for a night of trivia, drinks, and snacks (21+ only – provide identification). Faculty, Professional & Graduate Students WELCOME. Space limited, email azhang23@wustl.edu to sign up by noon on March 10th.