: Nov 7th – 13th Events

November 3, 2016

Graduate Student Group Events:

BioEntrepreneurship Core (BEC) Coffee and Breakfast: How do I build synergy between my academic career and entrepreneurial opportunities?

November 8, 2016, 10:30 am, FLTC 2nd floor, Hearth, Medical CampusDiscussion on how academic endeavors translate into entrepreneurial opportunities. Coffee and breakfast will be provided. RSVP at https://gradpages.wustl.edu/bec/rsvp


Saudi Students Association Introduction to Design Thinking Workshop

November 8, 2016, 8:00 pm, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)This introductory workshop will give you a brief exposure to this human-centered methodology of solving problems through a set of interactive activities. If you are a person who has never been introduced to Design Thinking approaches, this workshop would be your doorway to get a sense of how creativity and optimism can lead to successful solutions. Refreshments, Pizza, and Arabic Coffee will be served. Please RSVP.

St. Louis Neuroscience Outreach Consortium (STLNOC) Amazing Brain Carnival

November 12, 2016, Saint Louis Science Center (5050 Oakland Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110)Join STLNOC on Saturday November 12th for the first Amazing Brain Carnival of the year, featured during HealthFest at the St. Louis Science Center.

Taiwanese Graduate Student Association (TGSA) Thanksgiving Celebration

November 12, 2016, 8:30 pm, Hokkaido Seafood Buffet and Grill (129 Concord Plaza Shopping Center, St. Louis, MO 63128)Reservations can be paid for online at the LGC storefront: http://gradcenter.wustl.edu/LGCStorefront

University-Wide Events:

“Translating Local Data and Research Evidence in Action for Community Health” (Faculty Research Colloquium: Jason Purnell)

November 8, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00pm , Brown Hall, Brown Lounge

Assistant Professor Jason Purnell, project director of For the Sake of All, will speak on “Translating Local Data and Research Evidence in Action for Community Health.” RSVP to slpittman@wustl.edu

Lunch & Learn with Phil Valko

November 8, 2016, 2:00 pm, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)An informative session discussing the sustainability efforts of Washington University and opportunities for graduate students. RSVP at https://gradcenter.wustl.edu/lunch-learn-phil-valko

Career Development Seminar – How Not to Fear Failure

November 8, 2016, 5:30 pm, Wohl Auditorium, Medical CampusTim Bono, from the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, will discuss psychological research on resilience and strategies for persevering. Free and open to all, no registration required.

Dissertation After Dark

November 9, 2016, 7:00 pm, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)Work on your writing among peers who can offer encouragement and feedback. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided!

RVSP at https://gradcenter.wustl.edu/dissertation-after-dark

Know Your Worth: Negotiation Training Workshop for Graduate Students

November 10, 2016, 7:00 pm, Seigle Hall Room 109Knowing Your Worth: Negotiation Training with Kim Keating: The conversation will focus on preparing graduate women across schools and disciplines for salary negotiation, confidence building, and defining one’s professional worth with specific steps for success.

The event is open and free to all women graduate students at Washington University and will take place next Thursday, November 10th in Siegle Hall room 109 from 5p – 8:30p.

Light Dinner will be provided and RSVP is required using this hyperlink.

Young, Gifted & @Risk: Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being of Students of Color

November 11, 2016, 7:30 am – 5:00pm , Hillman Hall, Clark-Fox Forum

Attendees of this 3rd annual conference will examine the latest research on mental health of young people of color on campuses, trends & developments in the field, share ideas that build best practice. Learn more and register.


Catholic Student Center Happy Hour

November 11, 2016, 7:30 pm, Catholic Student Center (6352 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105)All graduate students are welcome to come!


Green Dot Graduate Student Training

November 12, 2016, 2:00 pm 

Green Dot is a bystander intervention training program backed by research and used by colleges across the country. The Green Dot strategy educates and empowers students, staff and faculty to create a community where violence is not tolerated and everyone plays a part in creating a culture of respect. A Green Dot is any behavior, choice, word, or attitude that promotes safety and communicates an intolerance for sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. For more information see: greendot.wustl.edu Training sign up form: tinyurl.com/GradGreenDot16


Read the Signs: Navigating the Road to Healthy Relationships

November 13, 2016, 9:00 pm, Ursa’s Fireside, Danforth CampusTo address this important topic, the RSVP Center will be hosting a dialogue to bring awareness to domestic and dating violence and the importance of understanding behaviors in relationships.



SSAWU Convo-Partner Program: Open Enrollment

This program is intended to help non-native Arabic speakers at WashU to improve their Arabic language skills by matching them with native Arabic speakers to meet once a week for casual conversation. This program can give the participants a chance to engage in a multicultural conversation which will help both participants to comprehend the world from a different perspective.

Volunteer sign up (native Arabic speakers) : https://goo.gl/2tjQOE

Participant Sign Up  (non-native Arabic speakers): https://goo.gl/3wHp8J