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I hope everyone had a phenomenal weekend! Get excited because next weekend GPSC is hosting a Tailgate for the Duke football game! This week GPSC is sponsoring a luncheon series with university administrators. GPSC representatives need to submit their applications to join internal committees. The Sanford Journal is looking for staff editors. Duke Kunshan University (Duke in China) is looking for members for its advisory council. Those are just a few of the awesome events in this week's GPSCNews. Don't forget to join GPSC Student Life's Facebook Page to keep up with all of GPSC's magnificent social events!
Thanks for ROCKING!!!
Chris Rowland

This Week (9/10-9/16)

1. Tailgate for Duke football vs NC Central
When: Sat, Sept 15th: 4PM
Location: Whitford Parking Lot
Contact: Alexis Mann
Come enjoy the nice weather with GPSC while it lasts. There will be food and beverages provided. Additionally, we will have one cornhole set out for use. Please check the Student Life Facebook Page for any additional updates (weather, location changes, etc.).

2. GPSC Luncheon Series with University Administrators
When: Tues, Sept 11th: 12-1:30PM
Location: West Union Bldg: Taylor Cole Room (2nd floor adjacent to the Faculty Commons)
Contact: Pan Wu
Free Lunch Buffet will be provided!
Space is very limited! To register, please write an email entitled "Luncheon Registration-Sep.11", including your full name, school/department, contact info, and any questions for the administrators (optional), to
The luncheon will feature Dr. Li-Chen Chin, Director of Intercultural Programs. She is responsible for providing leadership for the development, implementation and maintenance of policies, programs and services for students, scholars, families and groups with diverse cultures, identities and perspectives. She acts as chief advocate for these groups, and plays a key role in efforts to encourage a global perspective on campus. In addition, she serves as a pre-major advisor for Trinity College.
Speaker: Li-Chen received her B.A. in music from National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei and her M.M. and Ph.D. in music education from the University of Oregon in Eugene. Prior to joining Duke in 2008, she worked in Bryn Mawr College, the University of Pennsylvania, Michigan State University, and the University of Oregon.
I-house offers extensive cross-cultural programming and information to enhance the global mission of the university. Selected events are: Global cafe, the language partners, English conversation club, IHOP, etc

3. GPSC Reps: Committee application
Applications Due: Tues, Sept 11th
Contact: Chelsea Gaw
GPSC Internal Committees run most of the day to day business for GPSC. They are made up of GA Representatives and other interested members of the Duke community, chaired by a member of the executive board. Occasionally the president may appoint an ad hoc committee for a short term issue or project. All GA Representatives must be a member of an internal committee. To join a committee, please fill out an APPLICATION and email to: Chelsea Gaw.
Descriptions of the committees can be found HERE!

4. The Sanford Journal Needs Staff Editors
Applications Due: Wed, Sept 12th: 5pm
Dear Duke community,
The Sanford Journal, a graduate student run public policy journal, is looking for staff editors from across the Duke campus. Staff applications are due by 5pm on September 12th. The application is available at Or, email us at to request a copy.
We also invite you to join us for an informational meeting at Satisfactions from 7 - 9pm on September 11th. This meeting will be a great opportunity to learn about how the journal works, and to get to know the senior staff and other potential staff members. No need to RSVP, just show up at Satisfactions.
If you are looking for more information about the Sanford Journal (or just looking to read some informative blog posts), you can always check out our website:

5. Duke Kunshan Student Advisory Council
Applications Due: Sun, Sept 30th
Contact: Kartik Pawar
The Duke Kunshan Student Advisory Council for Duke Kunshan University, established in Spring 2012, is seeking members from the graduate student community to join with the undergraduate members to advise university leadership on the creation and development of DKU. The Duke Kunshan Student Advisory Council for DKU (KSAC) will provide input and feedback on issues including:
(1) developing academic programs at DKU that address the globally connected world’s opportunities
(2) creating an excellent academic and social environment at DKU that will promote personal development and global citizenship.
KSAC will meet four times a semester Our first meeting will take place in September. I sincerely invite you to make a difference through KSAC. Please fill out the application form: HERE!
KSAC members will contribute to shaping future DKU programs for both DKU and Duke students. For further questions, please email I look forward to hearing from you.
The deadline is September 30

6. Graduate Christian Fellowship Friday Dinner Meeting
When: Fri, Sept 14th: 6-9PM
Location: Duke Chapel Basement-Kitchen
Contact: Stephanie Holmer
GCF is the graduate chapter of Intervarsity at Duke. Please join us for our first dinner gathering of the year. Dinner starts at 6 pm and worship with music at about 7pm. Then a talk and/or time of fellowship will follow. Come to our first meeting to find out who we are and what we do! (A $5 donation is recommended, but not required to help with the cost of the meal. This excludes our first time guests.)

7. The Duke APD consulting club new semester kickoff event
When: Fri, Sept 14th: 6-8PM
Location: Center for Multicultural Affairs, Bryan Center
Contact: Irina Vergalasova
Working on your Masters, MD, JD or PhD? Exploring a career in management consulting? Didn't know you could pursue a career in management consulting without an MBA? Even better, that's what we're here for! Come out and join us for our very first social to kick off the start of the fall semester. With the recruiting season fast approaching, this is a great opportunity to meet potential case practice partners as well as learn from others who have already gone through the experience. Added bonus: We will be serving FREE pizza and beer. So come for some fun, new friends and new career possibilities!

Next Week (9/17-9/23)

8. DCCE Civic Thursday: How do teaching and research scholars remain politically active and civically engaged while climbing the ranks of an academic career?
When: Thur, Sept 20th: 12-2PM
Location: Perkins Library 218
Contact: Phillips, Scott at 668-0249
Lunch will be provided
Lunchtime panel discussion hosted by the Duke Center for Civic Engagement and the Graduate and Profession Student Council.
Nicholas Carnes, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy, Co-Director, Scholars Strategy Network of the Research Triangle
Laurent Dubois, Marcello Lotti Professor of Romance Studies and History, Co-Director, Haiti Lab, Franklin Humanities Institute, Founding Director of The Crossroad for Global Public Scholarship Conservatory
Bob Korstad, Kevin D. Garter Professor of Public Policy and History, Sanford School of Public Policy, Member of Scholars for a Progressive NC
Nancy MacLean, Professor and Associate Chair, History Department, Director of the Center for the Study of Class, Labor and Social Sustainability, Member of Scholars for a Progressive NC

9. Duke DPT 5K Run!
Date: Sat, Sept 29th
Time: 9:00am Kid's Fun Run
10:00am DPT 5K Run/Walk
Location: Corner of Science Drive and Highway 751
Register Online HERE!
Online Registration Closing Date: 9/28/2012
Registration is available the morning of the race.
Please stay after the run for Post-Race Activities. We will have free massages, awards, a raffle and refreshments!

Athletic Events
Admission to all athletic events is FREE! with your Duke Student ID or Spouse Card!

Men's Soccer vs. Georgia State
When: Tues, Sept 11th: 7PM
Location: Koskinen Stadium

Men's Soccer vs. Clemson
When: Fri, Sept 14th: 7PM
Location: Koskinen Stadium

Duke Field Hockey vs. Richmond
When: Fri, Sept 14th: 6PM
Location: Williams Field at Jack Katz Stadium

Duke Football vs. N.C. Central
When: Sat, Sept 15th: 7PM
Location: Wallace Wade Stadium

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This Week (9/10-9/16)

1. Tailgate for Duke football vs NC Central

2. GPSC Luncheon Series with University Administrators

3. GPSC Reps: Committee application

4. The Sanford Journal Needs Staff Editors

5. Duke Kunshan Student Advisory Council

6. Graduate Christian Fellowship Friday Dinner Meeting

7. The Duke APD consulting club new semester kickoff event

Next Week (9/17-9/23)

8. DCCE Civic Thursday

9. Duke DPT 5K Run!

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GPSC has a Facebook Page for all of its social events!?!