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Classy Colleagues!
I hope everyone had a phenomenal week! I would like to welcome everyone to the new look of the GPSCNews! Everything that is this COLOR is a hyperlink, so click away! I hope everyone enjoys the new format! Please let me know if you have any ideas for how the GPSCNews experience can be improved!!!
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The Old Ceremony
Series Name: Music in the Gardens
Location: Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Cost: $12 general, $5 Duke students/employees, Free for 12-&-under
When: Wed, June 13th @ 7PM
Contact: Greenwald, Aaron at 660-3357
Outdoor shows take place rain or shine on the lawn behind the Gardens Visitor Center. Lawn chairs, picnics & blankets encouraged, dogs are not allowed. Food & beverages, including beer & wine, will be available for purchase. The lawn will open 30 minutes prior to the start of show.

Summer DAys, Nasher Nights: Live and Local
Series Name: Summer Days, Nasher Nights
Location: The Nasher
Cost: $12 general, $5 Duke students/employees, Free for 12-&-under
When: Thurs, June 14th @ 5PM-9PM
Contact: Livingston, Wendy Hower at 684-3314
The Nasher Museum and Cafe present Live and Local, a monthly event pairing live performances by area musicians with a cafe menu featuring local ingredients. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

Duke Farmer's Market
For location click HERE!
When: Fri, June 15: 11am
This year the Duke Farmers Market celebrates various countries around the world while featuring a specific recipe of a local fruit or vegetable in season! Buy fresh, local fruits, vegetables, flowers, baked goods Fruit & Veggie. Come celebrate Fridays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Duke Farmers Market is open every Friday until July 27 and every other Friday from August 10 to September 24. The Duke Farmers Market is sponsored by LIVE FOR LIFE @ Duke. The market serves as a sustainable method to provide Duke Faculty and staff with fresh, locally-grown produce.

"Open Access for the Future"
Have you ever used a library computer or campus Internet connection to read a research paper, conference proceeding, or federally-funded project report?

Once you graduate or leave your school's campus, all of that research becomes inaccessible, unless you are willing to pay per article (~$30>) or subscribe (~$thousands/year). We are petitioning the Obama administration to mandate an Open Access Policy that requires all federally-funded research to be made available within the public domain. It seems a logical step: taxpayers fund the research, shouldn't they have access to the results?

Please consider signing the White House Petition. It will take 2 minutes, and could lead to a federal change that benefits students, industry, academia, and the public alike!

SIGN THE PETITION HERE!

We will reach the 25,000 signature mark soon, but we want to send a strong message to the White House with 50,000+ that Open Access is the future. LetŐs make the headlines!

Eli Paster
Legislative Concerns Chair
National Association of Graduate-Professional Students
PO Box 96503 #36821
Washington, DC 20090
Phone: (857) 488-3881
lcc@nagps.org
www.nagps.org

RESOURCES: Open Access in the News
http://www.nature.com/news/white-house-petitioned-to-make-research-free-to-access-1.10723 http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=white-house-petitioned-make-research-free-access http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=420105&c=1 http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2012/may/22/us-petition-open-access-publishing


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Quick Look At Events This Week

The Old Ceremony
• @ Sarah P. Duke Gardens
• Wed, June 13: 7pm

Nasher Nights
• @ The Nasher
• Wed, June 13: 7pm

Duke Farmer's Market
• For location click HERE!
• Fri, June 15: 11am

"Open Access for the Future"