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I hope everyone had an amazing weekend! We've got a ton of events for you this week! There is a GPSC General Assembly meeting this Tuesday at 6:30 in Westbrook 0016 in the Divinity School. GPSC is sponsoring a luncheon with administrators. Come party with GPSC at the tailgate this saturday, which is also Duke's Homecoming game. The Career Center is hosting a variety of events described in its own section at the bottom of the GPSCNews. Don't forget to checkout our Sports Section which lists all of Duke's Athletic Events. The Did You Know? section highlights GoPass to serve your transportation needs. I hope you find something you enjoy!
Thanks for ROCKING!!!
Chris Rowland

This Week (9/17-9/23)

1. GPSC Football Tailgate (Game v. Memphis)
When: Sat, Sept 22nd: 3PM
Location: Whitford Parking Lot
Contact: Alexis Mann
FREE food and drinks will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Come join GPSC for the last tailgate of September. Broaden your social horizons and meet other awesome graduate and professional students. Cornhole is a guarantee, and flip-cup is always a possibility! Let's party!

2. GPSC Luncheon Series with University Administrators - Duke Library
When: Tues, Sept 25th: 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.25", including your full name, school/department, contact info, and any questions for the administrators, to
Context: This luncheon will feature Dr. Deborah Jakubs, the Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs, and Robert Byrd, Associate University Librarian for Collections and User Services. They, along with other members of the Duke University Libraries' executive group, direct the centrally administered libraries (Perkins, Bostock, Rubenstein, Lilly, Music, Library Service Center, Marine Lab Library) and the operations associated with them, but not the independently administered professional school libraries (Divinity, Ford, Goodson, Medical Center). For graduate and professional students the Duke University Libraries are an essential partner in research, teaching, and scholarly communication. The Libraries' current strategic directions are to (1) improve the user experience; (2) provide digital content, tools, and services; (3) develop new research and teaching partnerships; (4) support university priorities; and (5) enhance library spaces.

3. Geneva Summer Internship Program Info Session
When: Tues, Sept 18th: 6:15-7:30PM
Location: Sanford Building, Room 05
Contact: Lisa Kukla
The Program on Global Policy and Governance offers students unparalleled access to internships in Geneva-based institutions, the opportunity to learn directly from experts working to resolve some of the world's biggest challenges, and a community of fellow students from around the world. At the information session you will have the opportunity to hear the Program Director Fritz Mayer and past program participants talk about the benefits of interning in Geneva , program highlights, and tips for making the most out of the summer.
The program includes:
• A 10-12 week policy internship in Geneva
• Events throughout the summer providing opportunities to socialize and network with other policy interns and experts
• A choice of one of the following four intensive, weeklong courses:
1) Global Health
2) Humanitarian Assistance
3) Rethinking Global Governance: Public Roles for the Private Sector
4) Environment, Energy and Economics

4. Who Owns the Past? A Cross-Cultural Roundtable
When: Thurs, Sept 20th: 5-6PM
Location: Nasher Museum of Art
Who Owns the Past? is a meeting of local leaders in the field of cultural property issues. Join Professor Deborah DeMott, David F. Cavers Professor of Law, with Professors Carla Antonaccio and Vincas Steponaitis and Nasher Director, Kimerly Rorschach to discuss the very real problems of repatriation, looting, displaying and acquiring antiquities, and ideas for advancing legal and practical solutions to these problems. A complimentary reception will follow. This event is presented in concert with the exhibition Eat, Pray, Weave: Ancient Peruvian Art from the Nasher Collection.

5. Crack the Case Workshop for Advanced/Professonal Degree Club of Duke University
When: Thurs, Sept 20th: 2-5:30PM
Location: Davis Room, Fuqua School of Business
Contact: Irina Vergalasova
David Ohrvall, the author of the book "Crack the Case" will be coming to Duke on September 20th.Through his Crack the Case workshops, David has trained over 10,000 students at top business schools worldwide. David's insider knowledge and expert coaching gives candidates invaluable preparation in the areas of problem-solving skills, logical communication, and personal presentation.He has agreed to conduct his renowned "Crack the Case" workshop for APD Club members. If you are not yet a member and are interested in management consulting, we strongly encourage you to join! All you have to do is join the mailing listserv for the APD club and come to any events you are interested in. This particular workshop will be tailored to suit the needs of advanced and professional degree candidates. Masters, PhDs, JDs, and MDs are all welcome! The workshop will be held on Duke campus on September 20th at 2.30pm. You can't get better coaching than this right before the recruiting season. Please register ASAP since we only have 45 seats available.

6. 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

7. 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

Next Week (9/24-9/30)

8. 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!

9. Race Judicata 5K Run/Walk
When: Sat, Sept 29th: 11AM-2PM
Duke Law's Public Interest Law Foundation is holding its fifth annual Race Judicata 5K run/walk on the Al Buehler Trail! This event raises funding to support PILF's mission and enables Duke Law students to work in unpaid public interest positions by providing summer grants. Join us for food, fun, and prizes! Pre-register online at (search Duke Law Race Judicata) or at one of our tabling sessions. Registration is $20 before September 29, $25 the day of the race. Registration begins at 9:30 am on September 29.

10. 4v4 "Play For 8" Flag Football Tournament
When: Fri, Oct 5th: 12-7PM
Location: West Turf Fields
Cost: $5.00 per player (all proceeds go to the Blair Holliday Recovery Fund)
Contact: Matthew Holdren
A maximum of 6-players to a roster. All participants will receive a T-shirt with a guarantee of two games. Champions of each division will receive our Four on Four Flag Football Award.
We will also have the "Punt-Pass Challenge" where you will get a ball to throw and a ball to punt. We will combine your yardage of the two and winning combination will receive a prize. We will have a female and male Punt-Pass Champion.
If you cannot join us by participating in this event, we welcome your support by coming out and cheering on your fellow students, co-workers, coaches, and more. You can also help us in raising additional money for Blair through our raffle; $1 per ticket with a chance to win an assortment of prizes.
Individual Players are welcome as we will have free agent teams available for play.
So come out to have a great time and to support our fellow Duke Blue Devil, Blair Holliday... We hope to see you there!
To register please click HERE!

11. Walk for Hope
Date: Sun, Oct 14th
Time: 8am - 5 & 10K Run for Hope
10am - Walk for Hope
Location: 9401 Glenwood Avenue Raleigh, NC 27617
Cost: $30.00
Duke Contact: Cliff Brandt
The mission of the foundation of hope is to promote scientific research aimed at discovering the causes and potential cures for mental illness in order to develop a more effective means of treatment. Additionally, the foundation is committed to raising community awareness and supporting effective treatment programs.
The Walk is the longest running community event in the country devoted to funding mental health research. Last year, it attracted over 3,000 participants and raised over $500,000. This year, with your support and that of many others new to the event, we are confident we will raise even more.
The Walk not only raises money for a very important cause, it's a great time as well!
It runs through beautiful William B. Umstead State Park and a wide variety of refreshments are served at many points along the way. Afterwards, as part of the Walk's celebration and awards ceremony, The Angus Barn hosts a complimentary barbeque for all participants, featuring live entertainment and a remarkable array of outstanding food, soft drinks, and beer.

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

Men's Soccer vs. UNC Greensboro
When: Tues, Sept 18th: 7PM
Location: Koskinen Stadium

Women's Soccer vs. Maryland
When: Thurs, Sept 20th: 7PM
Location: Koskinen Stadium

Duke Field Hockey vs. North Carolina
When: Fri, Sept 21st: 6PM
Location: Williams Field at Jack Katz Stadium

Duke Football vs. Memphis
When: Sat, Sept 22nd: 6PM
Location: Wallace Wade Stadium

Duke Field Hockey vs. Michigan State
When: Sun, Sept 23rd: 1PM
Location: Williams Field at Jack Katz Stadium

Women's Soccer vs. Clemson
When: Thurs, Sept 27th: 7PM
Location: Koskinen Stadium

Duke Field Hockey vs. Boston College
When: Fri, Sept 28th: 6PM
Location: Williams Field at Jack Katz Stadium

Men's Soccer vs. North Carolina
When: Fri, Sept 28th: 7PM
Location: Koskinen Stadium

Duke Field Hockey vs. Kent State
When: Sun, Sept 30th: 1PM
Location: Williams Field at Jack Katz Stadium

Prepare for your post-Duke life!
Career Center Events

Converting a CV to a Resume
When: Wed, Sept 19th: 12-1:30PM
Location: Flowers 201

Cover Letter Writing
When: Thur, Sept 20th: 12-1:30PM
Location: Bio Sci 63

The Job Search: part of the Career Prep Series for Master's Students
When: Fri, Sept 21st: 12-1PM
Location: Bio Sci 311

Interviewing Skills and Strategies
When: Tue, Sept 25th: 12-1:30PM
Location: Flowers 201

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This Week (9/17-9/23)

1. GPSC Football Tailgate (Game v. Memphis)

2. GPSC Luncheon Series with University Administrators - Duke Library

3. Geneva Summer Internship Program Info Session

4. Who Owns the Past? A Cross-Cultural Roundtable

5. Crack the Case Workshop for Advanced/Professonal Degree Club of Duke University

6. Duke Kunshan Student Advisory Council

7. DCCE Civic Thursday

Next Week (9/24-9/30)

8. Duke DPT 5K Run!

9. Race Judicata 5K Run/Walk

10. 4v4 "Play For 8" Flag Football Tournament

11. Walk for Hope

Sports Section

Career Center

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