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CONTENTS:
This Week (3/4-3/10)

1. Thirsty Thursday - Big Beers Style

2. Passionate Leaders Wanted

3. Men's Basketball vs VT - Senior Night

4. Persian Calligraphy & Illumination

5. Duke Symphony Orchestra

6. Duke PA Program Bone Marrow and Blood Drive

7. Ronald McDonald House Dinner

8. EGSC/GPSC Student Seminar Series

9. Theology on Tap


Next Week (3/11-3/17)

10. Theology on Tap

11. Les Medserables

12. The Equinoxalizer 4 Miler

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GPSC has a Student Life FB Page where you can find ALL of GPSC's social events, post your own events, ask questions about restaurants and recreation, and GET CONNECTED with others!!! Check out GPSC's Student Life FB Page!
Undergrad Spring Break. . . No Movies until 3/21 :(
NOTE: Everything that is this COLOR and this COLOR is a link

Check Out Duke's Up And Coming DJ! Find all of Mapp's FREE songs here!
Courageous Colleagues!
GPSC is hooking you up with FREE BEER at Satisfaction this Thursday. We are calling all passionate, driven, and creative colleagues to consider running for positions on the GPSC executive board. Join us at Satisfaction this Monday (3/4) for FREE FOOD and an opportunity to learn more about what GPSC does to serve you. Men's Basketball takes on VT this Tuesday on senior night and the last home game of the season. There are many more awesome events that you should definitely take advantage of. Remember that GPSC has a Student Life FB Page that you can utilize to connect with others and learn about fun things to do at Duke and Durham. I would also like to highlight MAPP, an up and coming DJ at Duke! He is performing on LDOC, and collaborating with some high profile artists. Check out his FB Page, where you can download his songs for FREE! I hope everyone has an exciting week!
PS: For a little fun, I made something clickable that previously was not; can you find it?
Thanks for ROCKING!!!
Chris Rowland


This Week (3/4-3/10)

1. Thirsty Thursday - Big Beers Style
When: Thur, March 7th: 9PM-2AM
Location: Satisfaction Restaurant
Contact: Alexis Mann
Join us for Thirsty Thursday before spring break! Drink tickets will be available. $5 big beers, well drinks, and house wine. Food might be available. See you all there!

2. Passionate Leaders Wanted
Summary of Exec Positions: Click Here!
Q&A with GPSC Exec Members: Mon, March 4th: 6:30-9PM
Location: Satisfaction Restaurant
GPSC Exec Board Elections Tues, March 19th: 6:30PM
Location: Westbrook 0016 (Divinity School Basement)
Contact: Shannon O'Connor
Courageous Colleagues, GPSC is powered by enthusiastic students such as yourselves. We need passionate leaders, to continue to improve GPSC so that it better serves our entire community! If you would like to make a profound impact on the graduate and professional community, we strongly encourage you to run for a position on the GPSC executive board! If you would like to run for an exec board position, please consider attending the Q&A session with GPSC Exec Members on Mon, March 4th: 6:30-9PM; FREE FOOD will be provided. If you are unable to attend this session, you can email Shannon O'Connor with any questions that you have; and she would be more than happy to direct you to the appropriate exec member. If you'd like to nominate yourself prior to the meeting, feel free to email Shannon O'Connor.

3. Men's Basketball vs VT - Senior Night
When: Tues, March 5th
Doors Open: 5:30PM
Seniors Honored with Parents: 6:30PM
Walk-up Line 6:40PM
Tipoff: 7PM
Senior Speeches:Immediately following game
Contact: Basketball Head Ushers
Cameron Crazies! Get excited for the last home game of the season! We are undefeated at home, and want to top off a perfect season at home with a WIN on senior night. Don't forget about our walk-up line! We got 308 people into the Miami game off of the walk-up line! Remember: No purses, No bags, No Umbrellas!
Keep Cameron Crazy!

4. Meet the Moment! Art Exhibition- Persian Calligraphy & Illumination
Art Exhibit: Mon-Fri, March 4-8th: 8:30AM-7PM
Location: Bryan Center Louise Jones Brown Gallery
Reception & Workshop: Wed, March 6th: 5-7PM
Location: Griffith Board Room (in Bryan Center)
Contact: za12@duke.edu
Cost: FREE
Persian Calligraphy & Illumination March 4-8th, 8:30AM - 7PM. Reception & Workshop: March 6, 5 to 7 PM, Griffith Board Room | Majid Roohafza (Calligrapher Artist), Seyed Majid Ghasemi (Illuminator Artist), Contributing Artists: Maryam Lavaf (Abstract Painting), Shabnam Nassir (Mixed Media Painting), Photo Credit: Shahriar Tabasi, Seyed Majid Ghasemi. Organized by: Graduate Student Association of Iranians at Duke (GSAID) and the Persian Cultural Society at UNC (PCS).

5. Duke Symphony Orchestra
When: Wed, March 6th: 8PM
Location: Page Auditorium
Contact: Duke University Box Office: tickets@duke.edu | 919.684.4444
Cost: FREE
Program:
Britten: Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4
Gluck-Wagner: Overture to Iphigénie en Aulide
Wagner: "Good Friday Spell Music" from Parsifal & Overture to Rienzi
Featuring 2012-13 student concerto competition winner Jingwei Li, performing the Sibelius Violin Concerto

6. Duke PA Program Bone Marrow and Blood Drive
When: Tues, March 5th: 12-5PM
Location: Duke PA Building (800 S. Duke St Durham)
Contact: Erica Lundgren
The Duke PA Program is teaming up with American Red Cross and the National Marrow Donor Program to host a blood and bone marrow drive! Be the Match is a nationwide program dedicated to helping patients find marrow transplants. They will be at the PA building from 12:00 – 3:00 pm collecting cheek swabs and adding people to the registry – just a 10 minute process! The American Red Cross will be there from 12:00-5PM, no appointment needed but RSVP so we know you are coming. Please see our Facebook page event for more information.

7. Duke Med American Medical Association: Ronald McDonald House Dinner
When: Wed, March 6: 3-7PM
Location: Ronald McDonald House of Durham
Contact: Stephanie Patterson
Join Duke Med AMA as we prepare, cook, and serve a delicious dinner for the children and families staying at the Durham Ronald McDonald House. The RMH provides free housing for families whose children are receiving medical treatment at Duke Hospital. All equipment will be provided and no cooking experience is needed! Let us know if you would like to help.

8. EGSC/GPSC Student Seminar Series - MEMS
When: Mon, March 4th: 12-1PM
Location: Teer 115
Contact: Lily Kuo
Get ready for the next lunch seminar in the Student Seminar Series on Monday, March 4th! ECE student Patrick Lull will be presenting "Coded Aperture Compressive Temporal Imaging" (sweet, right?!). Come by for pizza at 11:45 am and prepare to be blown away Patrick at noon!

9. Theology on Tap
When: Tues, March 5th: 5:30-7PM
Location: Full Steam
Contact: Katie Owen
Join us weekly at Fullsteam Brewery (726 Rigsbee Avenue)! Whatever color stripes you're earning and whatever stage of study and exploration you find yourself, you are invited to take a break every other week from the books and the lab for conversation about theological questions and a Christian response to global and local issues. Weeks will alternate between focused theological topics for conversation with guest speakers from the community and "bring your own topic weeks" of fellowship and student-generated conversation. We'll provide the snacks; drinks are on you!


Next Week (3/11-3/17)

10. Theology on Tap
When: Tues, March 12th: 5:30-7PM
Location: Full Steam
Contact: Katie Owen
Join us weekly at Fullsteam Brewery (726 Rigsbee Avenue)! Whatever color stripes you're earning and whatever stage of study and exploration you find yourself, you are invited to take a break every other week from the books and the lab for conversation about theological questions and a Christian response to global and local issues. Weeks will alternate between focused theological topics for conversation with guest speakers from the community and "bring your own topic weeks" of fellowship and student-generated conversation. We'll provide the snacks; drinks are on you!

11. Les Medserables
When: Sat, March 16th: 7PM
Location: Page Auditorium
Contact: Duke University Box Office: tickets@duke.edu | 919.684.4444
Cost: $10-$25
Have fun and help a local charity at the Duke School of Medicine's Student Faculty Show: 'Les Medserables'!! This entirely student-run production offers a comedic view of the medical school experience. All proceeds from the show and accompanying silent auction will go to Genesis Home to support homeless children and their families.

12. The Equinoxalizer 4 Miler Presented by Stiner Massage
When: Sat, March 23rd: 8:30AM
Location: American Tobacco's DiamondView Park in Downtown Durham (Next to the DPAC)
Register: HERE (search: equionoxalizer)
Cost: $23 online through February 28th, $28 online through March 21st, or $35 late registration at packet pickup or on race day.
Contact: Michael Moverman
A charity road race benefiting Duke Children's Hospital. Come celebrate the spring equinox alongside fellow grad students, undergrads and runners from the Durham community and beyond! All proceeds will go toward repairing physical therapy equipment at Duke Children's Hospital's PBMT Unit. Come celebrate the spring with runners from all around the triangle while supporting a great cause. After conquering the 4 Miler there will be free food, live music, a family fun run, and plenty of prizes and awards!


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