: Sept 26th – Oct 2nd

September 23, 2016

Graduate Student Group Events:


GPC Night Out with the St. Louis Cardinals!

September 29, 2016, 6:15 pm, Busch Stadium, 700 Clark Ave, St. Louis, MO 63102GPC 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.

Graduate Teaching & Learning Community Meeting

September 28, 2016, 5-6:30 pm, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)Are you on the job market now or in the near future? This fall, the GTLC will host a series of informal conversations about applying for faculty positions.

I-CAN Welcome Party 2016

September 30, 2016, 5:30-7:30 pm, Lopata Gallery, Danforth campusCome celebrate the diversity of WashU and meet other international students, learn about different cultures, enjoy world music and free Dinner which includes food from around the world.

 

University-Wide Events:


Evidence-Based Entrepreneurship Workshop Series

September 26, 2016, 12:00 pm, WashU Med School Molecular Microbiology Seminar RoomJOIN US AND LEARN TO identify viable new venture concepts, build plans for a sustainable and scalable enterprise, and get ventures off the ground! RSVP and questions to crtc@dom.wustl.edu

Student Union’s Trending Topics Series: Ezra Klein

September 27, 2016, 7:30 pm, Graham ChapelKlein is founder and editor-in-chief of Vox.com and policy analyst for MSNBC.

“Understanding What We See” Bus Tour

September 28, 2016, 2-5:30 pm, St. LouisA tour of St. Louis as the Divided City with Professor Bob Hansman. Tours are open to groups and individuals. RSVP at https://gephardtinstitute.wustl.edu/bustourrsvp/

Mock Budget Allocation Meeting [WashU Votes]

September 28, 2016, 6:00 pm, Tisch Commons, Danforth University Center, Danforth CampusCome to Tisch Commons to debate and discuss how government resources should be allocated. Become a member of Congress and push your vision for how the government should run. But you’ll have to work with four of your peers (often with competing ideas) to pass a budget that ensures the nation runs smoothly without burdening it with greater debt. Pizza will be provided to attendees.

“Organized Complexity: The Novel and the City”

September 28, 2016, 6-7 pm, Holmes Lounge, Ridgley HallGarth Risk Hallberg, author of “City on Fire.” “City on Fire,” published last October, is a New York Times and international bestseller, has been translated into 17 languages, and landed on many of the “best books of 2015” lists.

International Humanities Lecture and Medal Ceremony: “A Talk on Art, History and Love”

September 29, 2016, 5:00 pm, Edison TheatreBill T. Jones, internationally renowned choreographer and artistic director. RSVP by Monday, September 26, at https://cenhum.artsci.wustl.edu/online-RSVP-International-Humanities-Medal-2016-17

Fiscal Future of the U.S. Policy Forum [WashU Votes]

September 29, 2016, 6:00 pm, Simon Hall 106, Olin Business School, Danforth CampusThe national debt currently stands at $19 trillion, which equates to 105% of the GDP and over $60,000 owed per person. Hear what experts from both sides of the aisle have to say about the situation and how to stop the nation’s finances from reaching critical levels. Come asks questions and these speakers will be sure to have an answer. Panel at 7:00PM, reception to follow.

Announcements:


Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Competition (SEIC)

The Michael B. Kaufman Chair in Social Entrepreneurship at the Brown School, The Skandalaris Center and the Mission Center are hosting Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Competition (SEIC) with the potential for over $100k in seed money and consultations from experts. There will also be prototyping support and trainings on entrepreneurship and innovation.

Everybody who is passionate about solutions for reducing gun violence, advancing health, youth development, economic development, housing, decarceration are invited for the kick-off event to learn more about the competition. The event is on October 14, from 3-5 PM at the Brown Lounge of Brown School (flyer is attached).

Interested people can sign up here for the event: http://bit.ly/SEICinfosession

GPC Night Out at Fox Theatre: Fun Home (Broadway Musical) – Tickets Now On Sale

September 26, 2016, 12:00 am, Fox Theatre, 527 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103Come join GPC for a night at the Fox Theatre watching the smash Broadway hit, Fun Home!

Thursday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m.

$20 per ticket: https://commerce.cashnet.com/LIBERMAN

Free Fitness Classes on Campus!

Did you know that the campus fitness classes are free to all full-time students all semester? Classes are offered at the South40 Gym for now. After the opening of the Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center on October 29, all BearFit classes will be held within Sumers Rec’s exercise studios, the Olympic Studio, Studio 1904 and the Dark Room (cycling). Visit the website for more information on the class schedule: http://rec.wustl.edu/programs/BearFit/BearFit_Classes/index