: Jam-Packed Week of Grad Student Events!

September 2, 2016

Graduate Student Group Events:

St. Louis Neuroscience Outreach Consortium Information Sessions

September 6, 2016, 12-1 pm , FLTC Room 214 (Med School Campus)
September 9, 2016, 12-1pm , Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300, Danforth Campus)

STLNOC is a multidisciplinary graduate and professional student group that provides outreach opportunities and training in brain-science related communication. RSVP at goo.gl/forms/n6g8nZjqQHoZFlBc2


ProSPER Fall Info Sessions

September 7, 2016, 5:30-6:30 pm , Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300, Danforth Campus)
September 8, 2016, 5:30-6:30 pm , Farrell Learning and Teaching Center Room 301 (Med Campus)

Join ProSPER as we welcome new and returning graduate/professional students to the new academic year! Come hear about the upcoming events we have planned and our open leadership positions.


IDEA Labs Info Session

September 7, 2016, 5 pm , Simon Hall 112, Olin Business School, Danforth Campus
WashU’s own student-run biotechnology incubator is holding an info session on Sept 7th. Looking for talented students, whether or not you have any medical, design, or engineering background.


OUTgrads Fall Meet & Greet

September 8, 2016, 5-7pm , Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)Kick off the 2016-17 academic year with OUTgrads! The Meet & Greet is for new and returning students from all programs and schools at WUSTL. Food and drinks provided! ID required for alcoholic drinks.

BioEntrepreneurship Core (BEC): The Startup Ecosystem in St. Louis

September 8, 2016, 5:30-6:30 pm , Moore Auditorium, North Medical Building, Medical CampusThis talk will be followed by dinner & beverages alongside an open Q&A session for all. RSVP at https://gradpages.wustl.edu/bec/rsvp

Graduate Students with Children Group Social

September 9, 2016, 4-6 pm , McMillan Courtyard (rain location Liberman Graduate Center)Join Graduate Students with Children for a back-to-school bbq. Food and beverages will be provided. Significant others, partners, children, all welcome. RSVP to Heidi Lim (h.lim@wustl.edu).

Taiwanese Graduate Student Association (TGSA) Mid-Autumn Festival & BBQ

September 10, 2016, 2-8 pm , George Winter Park (401 Allen Road Saint Louis, MO 63026)
TGSA aims to encourage interaction, cooperation, and goodwill among Taiwanese graduate students at WU and share Taiwanese culture. RSVP for this event at http://gradcenter.wustl.edu/LGCStorefront


Umang Welcome Party

September 10, 2016, 6-9 pm , McMillan Cafe
Umang is the campus-wide Indian graduate student association of Washington University in St Louis. This warm dinner is our welcoming event for new students to meet other members and socialize.


GPC General Body Meeting

September 12, 2016, 6:30 pm , Liberman Graduate Center, DUC 3rd FloorJoin us for the first general body meeting of the Fall 2016 semester. Learn all about the GPC, our upcoming events, and some new grad student groups on campus. Meeting begins at 7 pm, Dinner at 6:30 pm.

General Graduate-Student and University-Wide Events:

Research and Technology Workshops at Olin Library

Starting this Tuesday, September 6th, Olin Library will host a variety of free workshops aimed at Grad Students and Upper-Level Researchers on a variety of topics, including: Googling Like a Pro, Getting the Most from WUSTL Box, Managing Date for Re-Use, R for Mere Mortals, Visualizing Data in R, Zotero Basics, and more.

Workshops meet at 12 noon in the Arc Computer Lab on Olin Library, Level A.

Registration Required.

Second Annual Olin Business School Diversity & Inclusion Expo

September 8, 2016, 4-5:30 pm , Knight Hall, 3rd Fl., Atrium
To showcase the many resources related to diversity and inclusion at Washington University. Open to the entire community.

Kemper Exhibition Opening & 10th Anniversary Celebration

September 9, 2016, 6-10 pm , Kemper Art Museum
Enjoy open studios and demos, local food trucks, live music, a photo booth, and the opening of Real / Radical / Psychological: The Collection on Display.



GPC Night Out at the Cardinals – Tickets on sale now: win a chance to get on field!!

September 29, 2016, 6:15 pm , Busch Stadium, 700 Clark Ave, St. Louis MO 63103

GPC is hosting a Night Out with the St. Louis Cardinals on September 29th, Cardinals v Reds.

Tickets are $14 each: purchase tickets online here **


Pre-Game Mixer: 4-6 pm @ iTap in CWE (3rd floor): Join us for food and drinks at iTap before the game! Conveniently located near the metro for access to Busch Stadium.


**Students who purchase their tickets before September 12th at 11:59pm will be entered into a raffle to win a pre-game field visit with the Cardinals! Go behind home ! plate and maybe even get an autograph!

GPC Cultural & Diversity Connections Grant

GPC will be beginning a GPC Cultural & Diversity Connections Grant this fall. We are simply offering our support (in a small amount of 200 dollars or less) for events which connect students, share cultural experiences, and encourage collaboration among the various communities at WashU. The link below includes more information and the form that you may choose to fill out if you would like to apply for support in funding or advertising for your event! We look forward to working with you on any events for which you would like support and collaboration!

Information & Application


Reminder: How to promote your event in this newsletter

If you would like to have your event or announcement featured in the GPC newsletter, please utilize the “add event” button on the GPC homepage under the “Upcoming Events” section, or email the GPC at gpc@wustl.edu. In order for your event or announcement to be featured in the newsletter, please submit it by THURSDAY at NOON (of the previous week).