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This Week (5/06-5/12)

1. Last week for Summer GPSC Funding Applications

2. Shooters Graduation Party

3. How Risk is Remaking Medicine

4. Duke Commencement Ceremony with Melinda Gates

5. "Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections"

Next Week (5/13-5/19)

6. Durham Bulls Ticket Voucher Fundraiser

7. Homebuying Seminar

8. Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Blood Drive

9. Duke University Bicyclist Appreciation Event

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Congratulations and WELL DONE!!!!!!
Charismatic Colleagues,
A well deserved and heartfelt congratulations to all Graduate and Professional students who are graduating this week! I hope you have enjoyed your time here at Duke and that your next phase of life is filled with joy, adventure and fond memories of Durham, Blue Devils and, most importantly, chicken and waffles.

Speaking of fond memories... (cue segue here) come out this Thursday to SHOOTERS and get DOWN with your classy classmates. Take one last ride on the mechanical bull of life...
You've earned it!!!
Fumiko Chino

This Week (5/06-5/12)

1. Last Week for Summer GPSC Funding Applications
When: until Sunday, May 12th, 2013 at 11:59PM
Contact: GPSC Student Groups Liaison/Treasurer
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 the week of May 13th and make the student group funding decisions.

2. Shooters Graduation Party
When: Thur, May 9th: 10PM
Location: Shooters II
Contact: Alexis Mann
Let's celebrate one last time at Shooters!!!! Entrance will be FREE ALL NIGHT. Please show your Duke ID at the door. See you all there!!!!!

3. From the Bedside to the Desktop: How Risk is Remaking Medicine (Humanities in Medicine Lecture Series)
When: Wed, May 8rd 12PM-1PM
Location: Duke North, Room 2003
Cost: FREE (Lunch is included)
Contact: Trent Center
Speaker: Jason Karlawish, MD Professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Lunch provided at NOON; talk begins at 12:10 PM. For much of the modern era, medicine worked at the bedside. But today medicine occupies a new space. Physicians discover diseases and diagnose and treat patients at the desktop. This talk will consider this new model of medicine and its broad implications for medical training, the doctor-patient relationship, and the practice of medicine.

4. Duke Commencement Ceremony with Melinda Gates
When: Sun, May 12th: 10AM-11AM
Location: Wallace Wade Stadium
Melinda Gates, philanthropist and businesswoman, will deliver the commencement address at Duke University on Sunday, May 12, 2013. The Commencement Ceremony will also include remarks from a student, conferring of earned degrees, and other recognitions of honors and awards. The ceremony will be begin at 10:00 a.m. with the procession of students at 9:30 a.m. and will be concluded by 11:30 a.m., at which time the students will participate in their individual school or departmental diploma ceremonies.

5. Exhibition closes: "Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections"
When: Sun, May 12th: 12PM-5PM
Location: Nasher Museum
Cost: FREE with Duke Student ID
Last chance to view "Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections." This exhibition, comprised of over 100 works from across the history of the photographic medium and drawn from North Carolina collections, reveals how photographers use techniques to persuade us of their vision.

Next Week (5/13-5/19)

6. Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2014- Durham Bulls Ticket Voucher Fundraiser
Deadline to purchase tickets: Tues, May 14th
Location: Durham Bulls Stadium
Cost: $9 per ticket (good for any Durham Bulls Game Sunday-Thursday)
Contact: Dana Sroka
The Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2014 will be hosting a Durham Bulls Ticket Fundraiser for tickets to any Home baseball game Sunday through Thursday during the 2013 season. The vouchers you receive from our fundraiser may be redeemed at the Durham Bulls Box office for an available ticket to the game of your choice. The deadline to purchase ticket vouchers is Tuesday, May 14th, and tickets are $9 each. Please make checks payable to: the Durham Bulls Baseball Club and contact Dana Sroka ( or any member of the Duke DPT 2014 Class if you are interested in purchasing tickets.

7. Homebuying Seminar
When: Tues, May 14th: 12:30PM
Location: Erwin Square Plaza, Duke Credit Union,2nd Floor Community Room
Contact: Cassandra Taylor
Receive some helpful hints on home financing: Getting pre-qualified, up-front costs, choosing the right mortgage, the loan application and shopping for your dream home.

8. Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Blood Drive
When: Fri, May 17: 1:30PM-6:00PM
Location: Erwin Square Plaza, Kaiser Classroom
Contact: Laura Grabowski
Make an appointment:, sponsor code: Duke
Please support the American Red Cross with your donation of blood at the Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Blood Drive!

9. Duke University Bicyclist Appreciation Event
When: Fri, May 17: 8:00AM-10:00AM
Location: Bryan Center
Cost: FREE
Contact: Alison Carpenter
On national Bike to Work Day, Duke Parking & Transportation Services and the Duke Sustainability Office will be co-sponsoring a bicyclist appreciation event to thank our campus bike commuters for committing to alternative transportation. Bike over to the Bryan Center on May 17 between 8-10AM to meet other cyclists, learn more about Duke's Bicycle Commuter Benefits program, and enjoy a complementary breakfast and prize giveaways while they last.

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