: Oct 31st – Nov 6th Events

October 27, 2016

Graduate Student Group Events:

Saudi Association Carnival: Eid Al-Adha * Saudi National Day

November 3, 2016, 4:00 pm, Danforth University Center Tisch Commons

Learn more about the new Saudi Student Association and Saudi culture. RSVP at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdGr_Kn_z2TEzv6aIC8M_MOftfCvXGXqlE6JH2HV1Jxe5APaA/viewform?c=0&w=1

ProSPER Monthly Meeting

November 3, 2016, 6:00 pm, Farrell Teaching & Learning Center Room 214 Med School

Are you interested in science policy, science literacy, or science advocacy? Join ProSPER at their monthly meeting to learn more about the group.

LGBTQ + MFA Reading

November 3, 2016, 8:00 pm, Hurst Lounge in Dunker Hall

An evening featuring original fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by new OUTgrads members in the MFA in Writing Program. Co-sponsored by OUTgrads and The Writing Program. Drinks, snacks, and mingling.

Events of Interest:

Zotero Basics

October 31, 2016, 5:30pm, Olin Library, Arc Lab

This session will cover gathering references, organizing your references, and creating formatted citations using the free tool, Zotero.

Advanced Zotero

November 1, 2016, 5:30 pm, Olin Library, Arc Lab

This session will explore some of Zotero’s more advanced features and settings such as creating customized reports, incorporating in-text citations, indexing PDFs, adjusting preferences, and more.

Professional Development Workshop: Versatile PhD

November 2, 2016, 4:00 pm, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

The Versatile PhD is a supportive, web-based community that helps graduate students learn about, pursue, and succeed in non-academic careers. Learn more about Versatile PhD at this workshop.

Dissertation After Dark

November 2, 2016, 5:00 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! RSVP at https://gradcenter.wustl.edu/dissertation-after-dark

True Time Savers–Research Alerts and BrowZine

November 2, 2016, 5:30 pm, Olin Library, Arc Lab

Come learn how to set up research aIerts for new content in library databases, library catalogs, and from journal publishers.

Graduate Student Health Advisory Committee (GSHAC) Meeting

November 3, 2016, 3:00 pm, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Meet with Dr. Glass (Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of SHS) and others to discuss issues related to the Danforth campus health insurance, health care, and wellness.

Googling Like a Pro

November 3, 2016, 5:30 pm, Olin Library, Arc Lab

This session will cover some really cool research options on Google. It will be fun while also informative.

Social Work Happy Hour at the Catholic Student Center

November 3, 2016, 7:00 pm, Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Ave, St. Louis, 63105

Come join us for a Social Work Happy Hour! Meet other Social Work students and discuss the joys and challenges of working in this field. Event is open to all grad students and alums!

Visualizing Data in R

November 4, 2016, 4:00 pm, Olin Library, Arc Lab

In this Research Studio we will examine several ways to create data visualizations from within R and R Studio.

Presidential Management Fellowship Information Session

November 4, 2016, 4:00 pm, DUC 232

his fellowship is a fast-track program for graduate students interested in entering federal service, The PMF Program is aimed at students coming out of graduate education.

How to Publish Your Own Book: What You Need to Know

November 5, 2016, 8:00 am, St. Louis Community College, Meramec campus

In this four-hour workshop, we’ll cover the realities of independent publishing, how editing and design can make your book look great, options for getting your book into print, sales channels, eBook


GPC Special Election: VP of Social Programming position

We have an unprecedented opening on our GPC executive board in the position of VP of Social Programming. Therefore we plan to hold a special election per our constitution Article VI; Section1 (https://gpc.wustl.edu/about/constitution ). Please inform fellow graduate and professional students who may be interested. Application deadline: Friday November 4th

For more information: https://gpc.wustl.edu/special-election-vp-social-programming-december-2016

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


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




GPC Night Out at Fox Theatre: Fun Home (Broadway Musical) 

November 17, 2016, Fox Theatre, 527 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103

Come join GPC for a night at the Fox Theatre watching the smash Broadway hit, Fun Home!

Price: $20 per ticket

Purchase Grad Student DISCOUNT TICKETS HERE: https://commerce.cashnet.com/LIBERMAN

NOTE: Tickets can be retrieved from Kim McCabe in the Lieberman Graduate Center (Danforth University Center, Suite 300) between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Tickets will be released only to the purchaser; WU student ID and receipt required for pickup.

More about the musical: Every once in a while a Broadway musical comes along that surprises, moves and excites audiences in ways only a truly land-mark musical can. The ” groundbreaking,” “life-affirming” and “exquisite” new musical FUN HOME was the event of the Broadway season, receiving raves from critics and audiences alike, winning five 2015 Tony Awards including Best Musical and making history along the way. Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, FUN HOME introduces us to Alison at three different ages as she explores and unravels the many mysteries of her childhood. A refreshingly honest musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes, “FUN HOME is extraordinary, a rare beauty that pumps fresh air into Broadway,” The New York Times.

> For more information on the show, please visit: http://funhomebroadway.com/