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IMPORTANT, PLEASE NOTE that we will be moving towards only one newsletter every two weeks given the low amount of events in the summer. This will take into effect THIS WEEK (May 19th) and continue until the week of Aug 11th. If you have any questions, please feel free tocontact me!
When: - Location: Nasher Museum of Art Cost:FREE Contact: Wendy Hower Livingston
Individuals , or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided public tour of the Nasher Museum's current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge. Tours last approximately one hour.
3. Exploration Station (at Duke Gardens) When: Sat, May 24th: 1:00-3:00PM Location:Sarah P. Duke Gardens Cost: FREE. Parking Fees may apply
Explore the science of plants and animals with seasonal activities for you and your family at this activity station each Saturday in April and May, from 1-3 p.m. Look for the large "Exploration Station" umbrella in the Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden for demonstrations, stories, experiments and hands-on projects.Location: Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden.
Next Week (5/26-6/1)
4. GPSC Event: Grad Convos at the GPSC house When: Wed, May 28th: 5:00-6:15PM Location:GPSC House Contact: Aaron Towers Registration:RSVP HERE GradConvos is a community of Duke graduate and professional students who foster a deeper sense of connection through honest conversation about the graduate school experience. The conversation topic this time will be motivation! Refreshments served!
MEDMentors at the Durham County Youth Home: TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS When: Every Tuesday 6:00-7:00PM and Every Thursday 6:00-7:00PM and 7:00-8:00PM Location:Durham County Youth Home Contact:MEDMentors
MEDMentors is an all volunteer, student led service organization founded by Duke University School of Medicine that aims to promote the long-term health and rehabilitation of adolescents at Durham's juvenile detention facility by providing health education, one-on-one tutoring, literacy classes, and job skills training several times a week. MEDMentors involves students from many different Duke graduate and professional schools. We're always open to volunteers from within the greater Duke Graduate School Community and would LOVE to add new members. A criminal background check and some simple paperwork is required before you volunteer.
Summer GPSC Funding Applications are Open When: NOW until May 25th at 11:59PM Contact:Yilin Liu
Have a great idea for summer event?Apply for funding through GPSC!!! Applications which serve the community, have academic value, raise awareness or JUST PLAIN ROCK are favored! The Executive Finance Committee will meet after application deadline (May 25, 11:59pm) and make the student group funding decisions.