: March 27 – April 3 events

March 23, 2017

Graduate/Professional Student Events:


GPC Trivia NightMarch 29, 2017, 6:00 pm, Active Learning Lab, Bauer HallJoin us for a night of trivia, drinks, and snacks. Faculty, Professional & Graduate Students welcome. Space limited, email azhang23@wustl.edu to sign up.

Career Center Workshop: Backpack to Briefcase-Opportunities for PhDs Beyond the Research Professorate

March 28, 2017, 4:00 pm, Becker, Room 405 (DBBS Classroom), Medical Campus
March 29, 2017, 4:00 pm, Danforth University Center, Room 300 (Liberman Graduate Center)More PhDs work outside of the ivory tower than within. But, what can one with an earned doctorate do? Why is a PhD valued outside of academe? We’ll explore career options and how to find them.

Workplace Inclusion: Issues for LGBTQ Individuals & Allies

March 28, 2017, 5:30 pm, Bauer Hall 210BranchOut will host five business leaders to discuss LGBTQ issues in the workplace, as well as the development of the HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. All graduate students welcome.

Teaching International Students: Graduate Teaching and Learning Community

March 29, 2017, 5:00 pm, Seigle Hall 205Come for food, drinks, and discussion on teaching international students. Share your strategies, learn about campus resources, and help brainstorm future TA training possibilities on this topic.

University-Wide Events:


Electronic Waste and Paper Shredding Drive

March 28, 2017, 8:00 am – 1:00pm, Outside Knight/Bauer Hall on Snow Way DriveAll confidential papers and hard drives will be securely and safely recycled by certified vendors. Information at https://sustainability.wustl.edu/event/electronic-waste-and-paper-shredding-drive/

The Global Refugee Crisis

March 28, 2017, 12:00 pm, Anheuser Busch Hall, Room 305We invite you to join us next Tuesday, March 28 at 12:00 PM for The Global Refugee Crisis by Firas Kayal, Senior Policy Advisor for the UNHCR office in New York. See attached flyer for details.

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

March 28, 2017, 3:00 pm, Kranzberg Art & Architecture LibraryJoin WU Libraries and WIAD for an afternoon of supporting women in the arts and women in technology by improving Wikipedia entries. All gender identities and technical skillsets welcome!

Assembly Series: “A Scientific View of Climate Change”

March 28, 2017, 4:00 pm, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot CourtroomDavid Easterling, chief of the Scientific Services Division of the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information. Reception will follow.

What is Fake News and How to Stop It

March 29, 2017, 6:00 pm, Busch Hall, Room 100An informal discussion with a panel of journalism instructors and practitioners who will explain how to sort through the multitude of information sources we encounter every day. Free event.

Science on Tap

March 29, 2017, 7:00 pm, Kirkwood Station BrewingWhat Goes Down Must Come Up: The Mariana Trench and the Earth’s Deep Water Cycle presented by Douglas A. Wiens, Ph.D., Robert S. Brookings Distinguished Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Moderated by: Cynthia Wichelman, M.D.

Science! Beer! Community! All are welcome.

Assembly Series: “East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity”

March 30, 2017, 4:30 pm, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave CourtroomThe story of how the twin concepts of crimes against humanity and genocide were formed, then transformed into law. With Philippe Sands, the British international human rights lawyer, scholar, author.

Announcements:


The Association of Latin American Students Presents: Carnaval: Sin límites

March 31 at 7:30pm and April 1 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, Edison Theatre, 6445 Forsyth Blvd.Carnaval is a student-run Latin cultural production featuring many dances as well as a skit. We strive to share with WashU the vibrant and lively traditions of Latin America and Spain, and we hope to raise awareness of Latinx and Latin American issues. Tickets: $10

African Film Festival

March 31-April 2, Brown Hall, Room 100The African Film Festival introduces Saint Louis audiences to the latest in African cinema.  Through a variety of genres, the films showcase the latest talent and new directions in cinema while highlighting themes in a variety of African countries.

The 2017 Festival will run March 31 through April 2 in Brown Hall, Room 100 on Washington University’s Campus. The festival is free and open to the public.  No tickets are required. More information at https://africanfilm.wustl.edu/