: Feb 27 – March 6 events

February 23, 2017

Graduate/Professional Student Events:


Invisible Disadvantage: Socioeconomic diversity in the classroom

February 27, 2017, 4:00 pm, Wilson Hall 214Please join a panel discussion and reception on how socioeconomic diversity seeps into student classroom experience and what we as educators can do about it. RSVP: gss.wustl.edu/InvisibleDisadvantage

BioEntrepreneurship Core (BEC) Coffee Hour: How to turn your science project into a venture

February 28, 2017, 9:00 am, Skandalaris Center, Danforth CampusJohn Brenner, Ph.D. from the Skandalaris Center discusses how to develop a great science idea into a business plan. Coffee and breakfast provided. RSVP at https://gradpages.wustl.edu/bec/rsvp

Korean Graduate Student Association (KGSA) Career Advising

March 4, 2017, 2:30 pm, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)KGSA encourages friendship and solidarity among Korean graduate & professional students at Washington University, and promotes a broader understanding of Korea and its culture.

GPC Night Out at the StL Blues

February 28, 2017, 5-6:30pm Pre-game Mixer at the Farrell Learning Center (Medical Campus) & 7:00pm 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)

Graduate Student Health Advisory Committee (GSHAC) Meeting

March 2, 2017, 3:00 pm, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)Meet with Dr. Glass (Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of SHS) and others to discuss issues related to the Danforth campus health insurance, health care, and wellness.

Grad/Professional Student Diversity Happy Hour

March 2, 2017, 5:00 pm, WU Center for Diversity and Inclusion – CDI Olin Library 202, St. LouisA fun, informal opportunity for graduate and professional students to share ideas, projects, and experiences. We hope to connect and begin collaborative relationship building. RSVP to diversityandinclusion@wustl.edu

ProSPER (WU Graduate Students Promoting Science Policy, Education, and Research) Monthly Meeting

March 2, 2017, 6:00 pm, FLTC Room 201 on the Medical CampusProSPER promotes the use of science in policy-making through science advocacy and literacy, facilitating inter-professional communication, and increasing scientist participation in policy.

Lunch n Learn with Lori White & James Parker (Student Affairs)

March 3, 2017, 2:00 pm, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)Please join Vice Chancellor Lori White and Associate Dean James Parker of Student Affairs for lunch.

RSVP at https://gradcenter.wustl.edu/lunch-learn-lori-white-james-parker

University-Wide Events:


Mitt Romney

February 27, 2017, 3:00 pm, Graham ChapelThe election of Donald Trump has exposed deep divides in America, as well as within the Republican Party. Mitt Romney comes to speak about the current situation.

Meditation Mondays

February 27, 2017, 3:00 pm, Sumers Recreation Center, Zenker Wellness Suite.Free guided meditation and progressive muscle relaxation sessions. Open only to WashU faculty, staff, and students. Sessions begin at 3 p.m. and at 4 p.m. (join one or both sessions).

Trivia Night: Are You Smarter Than a Librarian?

February 27, 2017, 7:30 pm, Ibby’s at the Danforth University Center (DUC 1st Floor)Find out if you’re smarter than a librarian at this free trivia night sponsored by the Student Engagement Committee of Washington University Libraries. No registration is necessary.

2017 Women in Innovation and Technology Symposium

February 28, 2017, 8:00 am – 5:00pm, EPNEC on the Medical Campus, 320 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110The symposium will feature presentations, a panel discussion, and networking. In addition, two educational tracks will be provided, for both introductory and more experienced inventors.

“Renting In New York – A Practical Guide” Seminar + Q&A

March 1, 2017, 2:00 pmAnheuser-Busch Law School, 312MOVING TO NEW YORK CITY AFTER GRADUATION? Learn More About The NYC Apartment Hunting Process! Cooper & Cooper Is BACK On Campus! Lunch Will Be Served! March 1st, 12PM, Law School, Room 312

WUSTL Brainhack 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017 through Sunday, March 5, from 9AM-5PM, Danforth University Center Room 234The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences is sponsoring a hackathon Friday, March 3, through Sunday, March 5, from 9AM-5PM, in Danforth University Center Room 234, with a focus on all things brain-related. Coffee, bagels, and pizza will be provided daily. A preliminary schedule and additional information may be found on our website.

To register for the Hackathon, go to https://goo.gl/forms/iN5No8hzzcKx3yht1

Assembly Series: “Protecting LGBTQ+ Progress in Challenging Times”

March 3, 2017, 3:00 pm, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot CourtroomDistinguished lawyer and civil rights champion Chai Feldblum will deliver a keynote address for the Midwest LGBTQ+ Law Conference.

Entrepreneurship 101 Workshop Series Workshop 3 of 7: Validation

March 4, 2017, 3:00 pm, Skandalaris Center (Mallinckrodt 128)In this workshop, learn how to assess the viability of your new venture. Space is limited, so please register at https://skandalaris.wustl.edu/training/workshops/entrepreneurship-101/

Announcements:


RSVP NOW: Lunch n Learn with Amanda Hoylman

Please join Amanda Hoylman Assistant Director, Alcohol and Other Drug programming with Student Health Services on April 12, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm in the Liberman Center DUC 300.

Ms. Hoylman earned her BA in Public Communication from Truman State University and her M.Ed. in Professional Mental Health Counseling from The University of Georgia in 2012. She served as a Residence Hall Director for three years at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse before joining the team in Student Health Services at Washington University. As the Substance Abuse Specialist, Ms. Hoylman oversees the implementation of the online alcohol education program given to all incoming students, provides resources and education in a non-judgmental environment to students around the areas of drug and alcohol use, serves as the campus BASICS Facilitator, and helps advise the Peer Health Educators on topics of Alcohol and Other Drugs.

Lunch is limited to 12 students.  Please RSVP early: https://gradcenter.wustl.edu/lunch-n-learn-amanda-hoylman

 

Liberman Leadership Award Nominations – NOW OPEN!

This year’s Liberman Leadership Awards will be held on April 12, from 4-6 pm in Umrath Lounge.

We are seeking nominations! Nominations  are open to all graduate and professional students and student groups at the university, and may submitted by anyone at the university (students, faculty, and staff) starting February 20, 2017.   Nomination deadline is March 19, 2017.

We are seeking nominations for the following awards: Excellence in Sustainability Award, Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award, Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award, Excellence in Creating Community Award, Trailblazer Award, Tried and True Award, Outstanding Breakthrough Award, Distinguished Organization Award, Rising Star Award (Individual Award), Distinguished Individual Leader Award (Individual Award)

LGC Advisory Committee: Liberman Leadership Awards Selection

The LGC Advisory Committee will meet for the fourth and final meeting of the academic year on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 11 am in the Liberman Center conference room.  The meeting will include lunch while the committee evaluates nominations and selects the winners of the new Liberman Leadership Awards.  The Liberman Leadership Awards ceremony and reception will be held on April 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm in Umrath Lounge.  Please mark your calendar for both events.

If you would like to attend the Advisory meeting and lunch please RSVP: gradcenter.wustl.edu/lgc-advisory-meeting-march-29-2017

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.