: March 20 – 26th events

March 17, 2017

Graduate/Professional Student Events:


Graduate Students with Children Coffee and Donuts

March 21, 2017, 9-10am, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Join fellow graduate and professional students who have children for some coffee and donuts before starting your day! https://www.facebook.com/groups/668855693228834

Career Center Workshop: Interview and Negotiate Like a Pro

March 21, 2017, 4:00 pm, Becker, Room 405 (DBBS Classroom)
March 22, 2017, 4:00 pm, Danforth University Center, Room 300 (Liberman Graduate Center)

Learn to “knock their socks off” during the phone and in-person interviews. We’ll also discuss strategies for securing the best possible compensation package in your new position.

Seminar: Increasing Student Engagement

March 21, 2017, 4:00 pm, Liberman Graduate Center, Danforth University Center 3rd floor

This hour long seminar on March 21, 2017 fro 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Liberman Center DUC 300 will feature two guests from Student Affairs.  Vice Chancellor Lori White and Associate Dean James Parker will provide insite for graduate students that are participating in group and choosing leadership rolls to enhance peeer engagement and opportunity within their environment.  Please RSVP to attend this event: https://gradcenter.wustl.edu/increasing-student-engagement

 

Roads Less Traveled

March 23, 2017, 7:00 pm, Goldberg Formal Lounge in the Danforth University Center

A panel discussion with guest speakers illuminating avenues other than a future in academia. PLEASE RSVP: https://gradcenter.wustl.edu/road-less-traveled

 

TGSA (Taiwanese Graduate Student Association) Bowling

March 25, 2017, 2:00 pm, Moolah Lanes

TGSA aims to encourage interaction, cooperation, and goodwill among Taiwanese graduate students at WU and share Taiwanese culture.

University-Wide Events:


Spring Film Series: Star Wars IV: A New Hope

March 21, 2017, 7:00 pm, Busch Hall, Room 18Light refreshments provided. A conversation about the film will follow the showing. For questions please contact Dr. Tobias Zuern at tzuern@wustl.edu.

Assembly Series: “Improving Openness and Reproducibility in Scholarly Communication”

March 22, 2017, 12:00 pm, Knight Hall Emerson AuditoriumBrian Nosek, University of Virginia psychologist and co-founder and director of the Center for Open Science, will discuss his initiative, the Reproducibility Project.

Spring 2017 Germanic Film Series – Tuvalu

March 22, 2017, 7:00 pm, Busch 100The spring 2017 Germanic Film Series: Not Your Grandma’s Fairy Tales – All films will be presented in German with English subtitles and will be accompanied by refreshments.

St. Louis Undy Run/Walk: Washington University Colon and Rectal Screening Program

March 25, 2017, 9:00 am, Lower Muny Parking Lot in Forest ParkYour support of the St. Louis Undy Run/Walk helps to fund the Washington University Colon and Rectal Screening Program. Race packet pickup & on-site registration begins at 7:30 am. 5K begins at 9am.

Entrepreneurship 101 Workshop Series Workshop 4 of 7: STRATEGIES: How to Sustain and Scale Your New Venture

March 25, 2017, 1:00 pm, Skandalaris Center (Mallinckrodt 128)Entrepreneurship 101 is a free workshop series offered by the Skandalaris Center at our Danforth Campus location. Register at https://skandalaris.wustl.edu/training/workshops/entrepreneurship-101/.

 

Announcements:


Graduate Professional Council Officer Elections – NOW OPEN

It is time for GPC officer elections for the 2017-2018 academic year. If you have an interest in running for one of our officer positions please submit your intent to run by March 31st. Elections will be held on April 4th during the general body meeting (6:30pm – 8:30pm). All officers are required to attend the Graduate Group Officer Transition meeting scheduled for May 3, 2017 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm in the Liberman Center.

For the intent to run form and additional information please review: https://gpc.wustl.edu/gpc-officer-elections-2017-2018

GPC Trivia Night 

March 29, 2017, 6:00 pm, Active Learning Lab, Bauer Hall

Join us for a night of trivia, drinks, and snacks (21+ only – provide identification). Faculty, Professional & Graduate Students WELCOME.

 

 

18th Annual Outstanding Faculty and Staff Awards

April 6, 2017, 4:00 pm , Women’s Building, Formal LoungeGraduate students, staff, faculty, and alumni are invited to join us in 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.

Co-Sponsored by the Graduate Student Senate and The Graduate School.

Data Rescue WUSTL

April 14, 2017, 9:00 am , Rudolph Hall 308, Danforth Campus

Data Rescue is a hackathon focused on preserving at risk federal data and webpages. All levels of technical experience welcome. All day event. Breakfast, lunch, snack provided.