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September 15, 2016

Graduate Student Group Events:


Trans 101: A Presentation

September 20, 2016, 5-6:30 pm, DUC 234This presentation is designed to answer basic questions about trans people and experiences, and to clarify terminology and define best practices for trans cultural competency.

ProSPER Happy Hour

September 22, 2016, 5:30-7 pm, Llywelyn’s Pub – CWE
Join ProSPER for happy hour! Learn more about us/ways to get involved and talk to other grad students with similar interests. We will provide appetizers and 1st round of drinks! 

General Graduate-Student and University-Wide Events:

“Considering Systemic Injustice in Light of ‘Making a Murderer’: The Need for Criminal Justice Reforms”

September 19, 2016, 5-6:15 pm, Graham ChapelWisconsin attorney Dean Strang, the lawyer in Steven Avery’s case, which was chronicled in the 10-part series, “Making a Murderer.”

Gentle Yoga

September 20, 2016, 5:30-6:30 pm, Lobby Of The Center For Advanced Medicine, 4921 Parkview Place, Saint Louis, Mo 63110
Through rhythmic breathing, gentle stretching and mental focus, participants can learn to ease physical and emotional tension. For cancer patients, survivors and caregivers at any level of performance

Ugly Intimacy: Racial Policing and Gun Violence

September 20, 2016, 7-9 pm, Umrath LoungeAnti-gun-violence event presented by the Program in African & African-American Studies.

Health Happenings

September 21, 2016, 8:30 am – 2 pm, Mallinckrodt Center, Umrath Lounge & Bowles Plaza
Discover the resources available to help you achieve your personal wellness goals. Representatives from university vendors, departments and local businesses will share information.


Fall Career Fair

September 21, 2016, 3-7 pm, Athletic Center (Danforth Campus)The Danforth Campus will host local and national organizations for the Fall Internship & Job Career Fair held in the Varsity Gym of the newly renovated Athletic Complex.

Film screening of Nuremberg: Its Lessons for Today

September 21, 2016, 4-6 pm, WashULaw, Anheuser Busch Hall, Room 309Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today depicts the most famous courtroom drama in modern times, and the first to make extensive use of film as evidence. Pizza and refreshments provided!

Developing Identity Literacy

September 21, 2016, 4-6 pm, Mildred Lane Kemper Art MuseumExperience a curator-led tour of the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum’s 10th anniversary exhibition Real/Radical/Psychological followed by a reception and student performances.

West Campus Crop Box Program & Mini-Market

September 21, 2016, 4-6 pm, West Campus (7509 Forsyth) back parking lot
WashU staff, faculty, and students at the West, North, and Danforth campuses are invited to sign-up as a CSA member and receive a weekly or bi-weekly Crop Box filled with locally grown products.


GPC Night Out at the Cardinals – Tickets on sale now!

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: https://commerce.cashnet.com/LIBERMAN

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.

Coping With Stress Workshop Series (Fridays)

Coping With Stress Workshop Series: Breathe. Relax. Meditate. Play. Create.

Fridays – 1:15 – 2:00 PM

South Forty House, Meeting Room 1


GSS & GPC Travel Award

Have you recently applied or will soon apply to a conference? Are you looking for funding? Apply for GSS & GPC travel award!

Generously funded by the Graduate Student Senate, the Graduate Professional Council, and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, these awards are meant to facilitate graduate students’ academic and professional success.  We will offer a limited number of grants of up to $500 to current graduate students at Washington University in St. Louis who plan on presenting original research at international or national conferences.

The details of the award and the eligibility description can be found at GSS’s website .

The deadline is September 25th at 5 pm.

Apply now! 

If you have any questions, contact Toshi Miyatsu, GSS co-president, at tmiyatsu@wustl.edu


JED Campus Framework Looking Grad Student Members

The JED Campus Framework is looking for interested graduate students to be added to two subcommittees of their WashU Task Force.

To learn about the JED [Foundation] Campus Framework program (which is being conducted on the WashU campus) please see: http://www.thecampusprogram.org/framework-for-success

The two subcommittees which are looking to add a grad student are:

1) Connectedness, Help Seeking Behavior and Means Restriction

2) Mental Health Services, Students at Risk, and Developing and Supporting Life Skills

Grad student member commitments include: attendance at the monthly general Task Force meeting and attendance at monthly subcommittee meetings. Also a 2-year commitment is preferred.

The next meeting of the entire Task Force is Friday, Sept 30th from 12-1 in DUC 233 (lunch provided, I believe).

If you are an interested graduate student, please contact Dr. Tom Brounk <tom_brounk@wustl.edu> directly by email, indicating why you happen to be interested and if there is any  preference for subcommittee.


Graduate Fellowship at College Prep Wash U (Application now open)

If you are interested in making an impact in the lives of high school students in the St. Louis community and would like to gain additional transferrable skills to assist you in your next career move, the College Prep Program might be a great addition to your experiences.

Dates of Employment: Academic Year: October 2016-May 2017 (2-8 hours per week)

Summer Academy: May 30, 2017-June 30, 2017 (20-40 hours per week)

For full job description visit: https://gpc.wustl.edu/graduate-fellowship-college-prep-wash-u-application-now-open

To Apply: Please submit a résumé and cover letter to the following email Courtney.brewster@wustl.edu by October 15th.