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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 took effect May 19th and will continue until the week of Aug 11th. If you have any questions, please feel free tocontact me!
When: - Location: Dain's Place Cost:FREE Contact:Rachel Rothendler
Come out for GPSC's first Thirsty Thursday of the summer at Dain's Place! As always, the first drinks are on us. Plus, enjoy $2 Yuengling, Budweiser, Bud Lite, and well drinks all night long! Don't forget to bring your Duke ID. See you there!
2. Duke Campus Farm Workday When: Thur, June 5th, 6:00 -8:00 PM Location: Duke Campus Farm
Contact: Emily McGinty
Head to the Duke Campus Farm this summer for public workdays every Thursday and Sunday from 6-8pm. Throughout the spring, volunteers will be planting, harvesting, weeding and everything in between. Everyone is welcome, including children and those without any background in farming or gardening
When: Tue, June 10th: 12:00 - 1:00PM Location: Christine Siegler Pearson Building, Rm 1011 Contact: Leslie Fife
Looking for funding to support research?Seeking fellowship support? Want to fund travel for a summer project? Need dissertation support? Take this opportunity to learn how to search for funding by using Duke's subscription to Community of Science - Pivot. In class you'll create an account, update your profile and plan a search strategy leading to a short-list of likely funders
4. JGPA Trivia Night When: Thur, June 12th: Starting at 8:00 PM Location:Fullsteam Brewery Contact: Daniel Reichman
JGPA is the student group for Jewish graduate and professional students at Duke. If you are around for the summer, come join us for trivia at Fullsteam Brewery!
Upcoming/Ongoing Events, Opportunities and more
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.