GPC Newsletter: April 10-16th Events

Newsletter Digest

Graduate/Professional Student Group Events

  • Bring Your Kid to Campus Day
  • Graduate Students w/ Children Pizza Lunch
  • Lunch n Learn w/ Amanda Hoylman
  • Liberman Leadership Awards Reception
  • Graduate Student with Children Field Day
  • Dissertation After Dark
  • Graduate Students with Children Kids’ Book Swap
  • Dissertation After Dark
  • 4th Annual Graduate Student Diversity Forum
  • Graduate Students with Children Student-Parent Awareness Panel
  • Party with a Purpose Benefitting Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club

University-Wide Events:

  • The Speed of Change in Technology & Business
  • ‘Name One Genius that Ain’t Crazy’: Kanye West and the Politics of Self-Diagnosis
  • Assembly Aeries: “Can Art Save Lives?”
  • Skills for Democracy Series: Online Tools for Political Mobilization
  • Myths and Realities About Crime and Gun Violence in St. Louis
  • DataRescue WUSTL
  • Entrepreneurship 101 Workshop Series Workshop 7 of 7

 

Bring Your Kid to Campus Day

April 10, 2017 • 12 AM – 12 AM, Various Locations

Bring your child to campus for class, or to check out some child-friendly spaces on campus. We will also host a CAMPUS TOUR for kids and parents. Meet in the Liberman Grad Center (DUC 300) at 4pm SHARP.

 

Graduate Students with Children Pizza Lunch

April 11, 2017 • 12 PM – 2 PM, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Come hang out with fellow graduate and professional students who have kids. Children and partners/significant others also welcome. We will provide pizza, salad, and beverages.

 

Lunch n Learn with Amanda Hoylman

April 12, 2017 • 12 PM – 1:30 PM, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Please join Amanda Hoylman Assistant Director, Alcohol and Other Drug programming with Student Health Services. Lunch is limited to 12 students. Please RSVP early at https://gradcenter.wustl.edu/lunch-n-learn-amanda-hoylman.

 

Liberman Leadership Awards Reception

April 12, 2017 • 4 PM, Umrath Lounge

Please join the Liberman Center staff as we celebrate this year’s winners of the 2017 Liberman Leadership Awards. Please RSVP at https://gradcenter.wustl.edu/liberman-leadership-awards-reception if you would like to attend. Awards Ceremony in Umrath Lounge on April, 12 2017 at 4:00 pm with a reception following.

 

Graduate Students with Children Field Day

April 12, 2017 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM, Athletic Complex

We will take over a court in the WashU Athletic Complex for family-friendly games and races.

 

Dissertation After Dark

April 12, 2017 • 5 PM and April 13, 2017 • 5 PM, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Work on your dissertation with good company, caffeine, and snacks during the Grad Center’s special late hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

 

Graduate Students with Children Kids’ Book Swap

April 13, 2017 • 3 PM – 5 PM, Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

Bring gently used kids’ books to swap or donate. We will be using donated books to create a kids’ library at the Center to keep kids occupied during our meetings. If you can’t make it to the event but want to donate books for the event, please contact Heidi Lim (h.lim@wustl.edu) to arrange pick up.

 

4th Annual Graduate Student Diversity Forum

April 13, 2017 • 5 PM, Liberman Graduate Center, Danforth University Center (DUC 300)

April 13, 2017 – 5:00pm Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300) Contact Name: Graduate Student Senate Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee Contact Email: gss@grad.wustl.edu Join your fellow graduate students from across campus for lively and personal discussion about your experiences here at WashU! Food and drinks will be served.

 

Graduate Students with Children Student-Parent Awareness Panel

April 14, 2017 • 12 PM – 2 PM, Hillman 70

Join speakers from the WashU and wider St. Louis communities to discuss issues surrounding student-parents. RSVP at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeuUxSOXVUIATbx6Eiy4wGE3-TWxvtRYG5sa2tBxJjVr8ogmQ/viewform?c=0&w=1

 

Party with a Purpose Benefitting Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club

April 15, 2017 • 8 PM – 10:30 PM, Kemper Art Museum, Danforth Campus

Meet with your fellow students as the academic year winds down, WHILE supporting a worthy cause. $10 donations encouraged to benefit the Mathews-Dickey Boy’s & Girls’ Club.

 

University-Wide Events:

The Speed of Change in Technology & Business

April 11, 2017 • 4:45 PM – 7 PM, Olin Business School, Knight Hall, Room 330

Contact Name: Cassandra Galante Contact Email: c.galante@wustl.edu Description: Come join executives from Advanced Technology Group, Salesforce, Monsanto, and Magellan for a panel discussion on technology, business, and how to adapt to the speed of change. This event will consist of a panel followed by a networking cocktail hour. Please click the link for more information and to […]

 

 

‘Name One Genius that Ain’t Crazy’: Kanye West and the Politics of Self-Diagnosis

April 12, 2017 • 6 PM – 8 PM, Emerson Auditorium, Bauer Hall

Public lecture by Professor Jeffrey McCune.

 

Assembly Series: “Can Art Save Lives?”

April 12, 2017 • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Whitaker Hall Auditorium

HIV/AIDS activist, educator, arts critic, and curator David Gere’s presentation will touch on the ways he uses creative approaches to turn his passion (and compassion) into action.

 

Skills for Democracy Series: Online Tools for Political Mobilization

April 13, 2017 • 12 PM – 1 PM, Danforth University Center, DUC 234

This event will introduce participants to online tools available for political and community organizing. RSVP at https://gephardtinstitute.wustl.edu/contact/event-rsvp/

 

Myths and Realities About Crime and Gun Violence in St. Louis: A Conversation with Dr. Richard Rosenfeld

April 13, 2017 • 5 PM – 6:30 PM, Danforth University Center, Room 248, Danforth Campus

The Gun Violence Initiative invites you to have a conversation with Dr. Richard Rosenfeld about crime and gun violence in St. Louis.

 

DataRescue WUSTL

April 14, 2017 • 9 AM – 4:30 PM, Rudolph Hall, Room 308

Federal Data Rescue Hackathon April 14, 2017 • 9 AM – 4:30 PM Rudolph Hall, Room 308 Venue:  Rudolph Hall, 308 Contact Name: Karen Olson Contact Email: kjolson@wustl.edu Description: #DataRescueWU is an opportunity for programmers, scientists, archivists, activists, and volunteers of all kinds to identify, back-up, and help preserve publicly accessible federal data resources. Training is provided […]

 

Entrepreneurship 101 Workshop Series Workshop 7 of 7: Putting It All Together, Pt. 2

April 15, 2017 • 1 PM – 2:30 PM, Skandalaris Center (Mallinckrodt 128)

In this workshop, learn how to create the narrative. Space is limited, so please register at http://bit.ly/E-ship-101 if you would like to attend.