GPC Newsletter: April 3rd – 9th Events

Digest

Graduate/Professional Student Group Events:

  • GPC General Body Meeting
  • ProSPER (Promoting Science Policy, Education, and Research) Monthly Meeting
  • Dine with Assistant Dean Ashley Macrander
  • Dissertation After Dark
  • Graduate Student Health Advisory Committee (GSHAC) Meeting
  • 18th Annual Outstanding Faculty and Staff Awards
  • LGBTQ+Reading (Sponsored by OUTgrads)

University-wide Events:

  • Spring 2017 Arbor Tour
  • “Tickling Giants” film screening and discussion with filmmaker Sara Taksler
  • Rhapsody in Blue: A Night at the Symphony sponsored by OUTgrads
  • Chinese Students & Scholars
  • Taiwanese Graduate Student Association Officer Election & Farewll Party to Graduating Students

Announcements:

  • Student-Parent Awareness Week
  • Active Transportation Month

Graduate/Professional Student Group Events:


GPC General Body Meeting

April 3, 2017, 6:30 pm , Liberman Graduate Center, Danforth University Center 3rd floor

Join the GPC representatives and officers to discuss issues and events relevant to the graduate and professional student body at WashU, including GPC OFFICER ELECTIONS. ALL graduate and professional students are welcome!!

 

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

April 4, 2017, 6:00 pm , FLTC Med School Campus Room 201

ProSPER promotes the use of science in policy-making through science advocacy and literacy, facilitating inter-professional communication, and increasing scientist participation in policy.

 

Dine with Assistant Dean Ashley Macrander

April 5, 2017, 12:00 pm , Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

This is an opportunity for graduate students to meet members of the graduate school administration, ask questions, and talk about graduate education in an informal and relaxing setting.

 

Dissertation After Dark

April 5, 2017, 5:00 pm , Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

April 6, 2017, 5:00 pm , Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Work on your dissertation with good company, caffeine, and snacks during the Grad Center’s special late hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

 

Graduate Student Health Advisory Committee (GSHAC) Meeting

April 6, 2017, 3:00 pm , Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Join GSHAC representatives from the graduate and professional schools to meet with Dr. Glass (Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of SHS) and others to discuss Danforth campus health issues.

 

18th Annual Outstanding Faculty and Staff Awards

April 6, 2017, 4:00 pm , Women’s Building, Formal Lounge

Honoring the exemplary faculty mentors and staff that have made significant contributions to the quality of life and professional development of students in the Washington University Graduate School.

 

LGBTQ+Reading (Sponsored by OUTgrads)

April 6, 2017, 8:00 pm , Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall 201

Together with WUSTL’s MFA in Writing Program, OUTgrads presents the reading of original work by a sample of LGBTQ+ MFA students in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

University-wide Events:


Spring 2017 Arbor Tour

April 5, 2017, 11:00 am , Meet at Danforth University Center, Danforth Campus

You are invited to join for this one-hour walking tour of our beautiful campus. Guide Kent Theiling, Jr. will introduce the new Self-Guided Tree Walk on campus. RSVP to kshilling@wustl.edu.

 

“Tickling Giants” film screening and discussion with filmmaker Sara Taksler

April 7, 2017, 3:30 pm , Wilson Hall #214“Daily Show” producer and alumna Sara Taksler will show her film on “Egyptian Jon Stewart”– Tickling Giants — and lead a discussion afterwards. Come at 3:30 and meet Sara; film starts at 4.

Rhapsody in Blue: A Night at the Symphony sponsored by OUTgrads

April 7, 2017, 8:00 pm , The Saint Louis SymphonyBuy tickets at https://commerce.cashnet.com/cashneti/selfserve/BrowseCatalog.aspx

Chinese Students & Scholars

April 8, 2017, 10:00 am , Castle Wood State ParkContact Jack Zang for more information. zhangjack@wustl.edu

Taiwanese Graduate Student Association Officer Election & Farewll Party to Graduating Students

April 9, 2017, 12:00 pm , Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)TGSA aims to encourage interaction, cooperation, and goodwill among Taiwanese graduate students at WU and share Taiwanese culture.

 

Announcements:


Graduate Students with Children

Join Graduate Students with Children for the first WashU Student-Parent Awareness Week, April 10-14. There will be events all week. For more information, email Heidi Lim at h.lim@wustl.edu.4/10 (M): Bring your kid to campus day
4/11 (T): Pizza lunch (12-2pm, Liberman Graduate Center)
4/12 (W): Field Day (4-5:30pm, Athletic Complex)
4/13 (Th): Kids’ Book Swap (3-5pm, Liberman Graduate Center)
4/41 (F): Student-Parent Awareness Panel (12-2pm, Hillman 70)

 

Active Transportation Month

Join the Office of Sustainability and our partners for a month of exciting events centered around Active Transportation! Active Transportation- biking, walking, and using public transit- is beneficial not only to the environment but to personal health and wellness, and is becoming increasingly significant with the changes in parking as the University executes the east end redevelopment project. Our programming during the month of April will aim to both educate and excite the WashU community about Active Transportation with a series of fun events and tabling!