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CONTENTS:
This Week (10/7-10/13)

1. My Vision for the U.S. Health Care System in 20 Years

2. Coming Out Day

3. FREE Film Screening: "The Undocumented"

4. Face to Face: Incorporating Collaborative Documentary Projects in Healthcare

5. Pratt/EGSC External Student Funding Workshop

6. FREE Film Screening: "Granito: How to Nail a Dictator"

7. Resume & Cover Letter Writing Workshop

8. FREE Film Screening: "League of Denial: The NFLs Concussion Crisis"

9. World Mental Health Day Commemoration

10. GPSC Event: Football Tailgate (vs. Navy)

11. Fall Festival in the Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden


Next Week (10/14-10/20)

12. Global Health Exchange: Why Disgust Matters

13. Nonprofit & Government Employer Panel Discussion

14. Nonprofit & Government Career Fair

15. GPSC Event: Inter-School Bowling Extravaganza!

16. CLG: Introduction to U.S Taxes

17. DukeWELL Monthly Seminar

18. FREE Film Screening: "Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer"

19. Duke Men's Basketball - Countdown to Craziness

20. Fremont Rural Health Clinic

21. GPSC Event: “The Race Home” Charity 5k


Ongoing Events, Opportunities and more

Submissions Due Soon! Mahato Image & Photo Contest Now Open

New this Week! DPT Raffle for Coach K signed Basketball

New this Week! Go phish, and you could win an iPad mini!

Theology on Tap

MEDMentors at the Durham County Youth Home

Duke Campus Farm: Community Workdays


The NCMA's Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed features 22 automobiles and opens October 12th. Gain a deep appreciation for hallmarks of the Porsche make: beauty, artistry, technology, and innovation.
Movies at the DUU in Griffith Film Theater, Bryan Center
The Heat
Thurs, October 17rd @ 7:00PM and 9:30PM
Sun, October 20th @ 2:00PM
The Great Gatsby
Fri, October 18th @ 7:00PM
Sat, October 19th @ 7:00PM
MIDNIGHT SING-ALONG: Anastasia
Fri, October 18th @ 11:30PM

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#WinningLifewithGPSCNews
Colourful Cohort,
Amazing job lighting Shooters up last week for the EPIC GPSC Thirsty Thursdays! Just another reason why Duke Graduate and Professional students are #WinningLife! I was sadly on my Emergency Medicine shift that night... but I was glad none of you guys came in with a mechanical bull ride injury! Remember, GPSC Events are fun, almost always FREE and your chance to meet new and exiciting friends!

Keep up the energy this week with the always amazing Love=Love Coming Out Day party, a Fall Festival at Duke Gardens and the good times of our GPSC Football Tailgate series! Fall means football, foliage changes and feel-good times at Duke!
Fumiko Chino

P.S Get excited about the ongoing Duke Steam Challenge!


This Week (10/7-10/13)


1. My Vision for the U.S. Health Care System in 20 Years
When: Tues, October 8th: 8:30-10:15AM
Location: Sanford Room 04
Contact: Mary Lindsley
Reihan Salam, of the National Review's Online Domestic Policy Blog and the E Street Intitute, was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic, a producer for NBC News, a junior editor and editorial researcher at The New York Times, a research associate at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a reporter-researcher at The New Republic. He is the co-author of "Grand New Party: How Conservatives Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream" (Doubleday, 2008). Breakfast refreshments and coffee will be provided.

2. Coming Out Day
When: Tues, October 8th: 11:00-2:00PM
Location: Bryan Center Plaza
Cost: FREE
Contact: India Pierce
National Coming Out Day is an internationally-observed civil awareness day for coming out and discussion about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues. Come join us as the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, student groups from across campus, and supportive offices gather on the Bryan Center plaza to distribute Love=Love T-shirts and information about coming out, being out, and the LGBTQ Community at Duke.

3. FREE Film Screening: "The Undocumented"
When: Tues, October 8th: 7:00-9:00PM
Location: American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater
Cost: FREE
Contact: Emily Stewart
This film tells the story of migrant deaths along the Arizona-Mexico border and reveals the ongoing impact of immigration laws and economic policies on the very people who continue to be affected by them.

4. Face to Face: Incorporating Collaborative Documentary Projects in Healthcare
When: Weds, October 9th: 5:00-6:15PM
Location: John Hope Franklin Center 240
Contact: Trent Center
Physician and photographer John Moses, MD will discuss how photography, audio and multimedia presentations can be used to enhance our understanding of a variety of healthcare issues. He will reflect on his own photodocumentary projects as well as how the tools of documentary can be used to enhance medical education. Dr. Moses is a general pediatrician at Duke University Medical Center and teaches photography at Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies. For the last three years he has assisted Liisa Ogburn in directing the Documenting Medicine Program at Duke University.Free parking available in the Pickens Clinic lot across from the John Hope Franklin Center.

5. Pratt/EGSC External Student Funding Workshop
When: Weds, October 9th: beginning 12:00PM
Location: CIEMAS Schiciano Auditorium
Registration: none required
Contact: Wei Han
Are you interested applying for student funding through external sources such as NSF or DOD? The Pratt External Funding Workshop will feature current students who have won these awards. The session will begin with 5 minute presentations from each speaker about the basics of the fellowship, its application, and general tips for applying. The remainder of the session will be dedicated to joint and split Q&A sessions for students to learn more about the awards and gain a competitive advantage in the application process. Lunch will be served.

6. FREE Film Screening: "Granito: How to Nail a Dictator"
When: Weds, October 9th: 7:00-9:00PM
Location: Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
Contact: Hank Okazaki
Film Screening: "Granito: How to Nail a Dictator" (Pamela Yates, 2011, 103 min, USA/Guatemala/Spain, in Spanish with English subtitles, Color, DVD). -- "Granito" is a story of destinies joined by Guatemala's past, and how a documentary film from 1982, "When the Mountains Tremble", becomes forensic evidence to help prove a genocide case against a military dictator. In "Granito," the characters sift for clues buried in archives of mind and place and historical memory, seeking to uncover a narrative that could unlock the past and settle matters of life and death in the present. Like a crime thriller where the narrative is revealed step by step, this epic film travels between present and past, uncovering evidence of massive crimes and bringing accountability to the present.

7. Resume & Cover Letter Writing Workshop
When: Thurs, October 10th: 4:30-6:00PM
Location: Soc Psych 129
Registration: HERE
Contact: Career Center
Academic cover letters are your opportunity to expand on the information in your CV, tell your story for an institution in a way that makes it explicit how and why you add value, and illustrate your communication and persuasion skills all at once. The drafting process for this document is your opportunity to emphasize how your specific skills and experiences will fit within and enrich the targeted academic institution. In this workshop you will learn how to craft a powerful structure for your cover letter in order to make explicit the fit between what you bring and what the institution wants. PRESENTER: Paul Miceli, PhD, Assistant Director, Graduate Student Career Services, Duke Career Center

8. FREE Film Screening: "League of Denial: The NFLs Concussion Crisis"
When: Thurs, October 10th: 6:00-9:00PM
Location: Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
Contact: Shelley Stonecipher
Film Screening at 6pm, followed by discussion with prize-winning ESPN investigative reporters Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada, and Duke Professor Philip Bennett, the film's managing editor. Join us for a special two-hour screening of League of Denial, the provocative new film from PBS FRONTLINE that tells the inside story of the National Football League's response to the risks of head injuries in professional football. What did the NFL know and when did it know it? What are the risks to players and to America's most popular sport? The film is based on the book by ESPN investigative reporters Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada.

9. World Mental Health Day Commemoration and FREE Film Screening
When: Thurs, October 10th: 4:00-6:00PM
Location: Trent Semans Center for Health Education, Great Hall
Contact: Agata Rocka Stadiem
Join the Duke community for a documentary screening followed by a moderated discussion. Light refreshments will be served in Great Hall Room A. The documentary is titled: "Hidden Pictures: A Personal Journey Into Global Mental Health." Learn more at www.hiddenpicturesfilm.com/

10. GPSC Event: Football Tailgate (Duke vs Navy)
When: Sat, October 12th: 9:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Whitford Drive (on the right at the top of the hill)
Cost: FREE with your Duke Grad/Prof Student ID
Registration: No RSVP required
Contact: Tiffany Wilson
Come join us for the next GPSC tailgate before Duke Football takes on Navy! Join your fellow graduate and professional students for cornhole, food, and drinks. We'll be set up at the top of Whitford Drive in the grassy area near the basketball courts. Go Duke!

11. Fall Festival in the Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden
When: Sun, October 13th: 12:00-3:00PM
Location: Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Contact: Sara Smith
Join us for an autumn fest in the Discovery Garden with activities for the entire family. Drop-in activities, information stations, displays and resources will include a salsa tasting contest, sack races at 1 and 2 p.m., SEEDS with seed bombs and the pollinator game, a plant a seed activity, taste a rainbow, storytime in the garden, Master Gardeners with plant information and advice, the Beekeeping Club of Durham and more. Free admission. No registration required. Parking fees apply. Information: 919-668-1707.


Next Week (10/14-10/20)

12. Global Health Exchange: Why Disgust Matters
When: Tues, October 16th: 12:00-1:00PM
Location: Trent Hall 40
Contact: Agata Rocka Stadiem
Join us for a Global Health Exchange lecture, sponsored by DGHI. This event is free and open to the public so please spread the word to your colleagues and students. Light lunch will be served. Disgust is a powerful emotion that has been little studied. Yet it is important that we understand it because it plays a major role in our lives and in our health-related behaviour. Disgust evolved to help animals avoid pathogens and parasites, but in humans has extended to underpin our manners and our morality. In this talk Val will describe research on the manifestations of disgust and into the ways in which it can be used to improve health and wellbeing.

13. Nonprofit & Government Employer Panel Discussion
When: Weds, October 16th: 6:30-8:30PM
Location: Bryan Center Von Cannon Room
Registration: HERE
Contact: Career Center
Curious about career paths within government or nonprofit organizations? Then plan to attend the Nonprofit and Government Employer Panel Discussion, to be held as part of Duke's Nonprofit and Government Career Week in October. Join us as representatives (including Duke Alumni) from a variety of governmental and nonprofit agencies discuss career paths, the hiring process, general advice for interns and new graduates in a relaxed, candid environment. Participating employers represent all industries including (but not limited to) environmental, education, research, advocacy, legal, and the federal government. Do you have a great question that you would love to have answered? Submit it prior to the event and we may use it as a topic of discussion for the employer panel. Students may submit questions to Leigh Ann Muth-Waring, Assistant Director, Employer Relations: leighann.waring@duke.edu by Fri. Oct. 11.

14. Nonprofit & Government Career Fair
When: Thurs, October 17th: 12:00-3:00PM
Location: Bryan Center
Contact: Career Center
If you have considered a career in public service or the non-profit sector, then come to the Duke University Nonprofit and Government Career Fair. This event, sponsored by Duke Career Center, Duke Engage, Duke Center for International Development, and Sanford School of Public Policy, provides a great opportunity to learn about internships, fellowships, and full-time opportunities in non-profit and government organizations. Registration is not mandatory to attend. Click here for a list of the Registered Presenters.

15. GPSC Event: Inter-School Bowling Extravaganza!
When: Thurs, October 17th: starting at 10:00PM
Location: AMF Durham Lanes, 4508 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd
Cost: FREE with your Duke Grad/Prof Student ID
Registration: No RSVP required
Contact: Tiffany Wilson
Come enjoy a FREE evening of bowling and rep your school! When you arrive at the bowling alley, make sure you sign in and indicate your school (Graduate, Law, Pratt, etc.), then show off your bowling prowess and help your school win the best bowlers award! Not a great bowler? Don't worry, we'll also award the school that has the highest percentage of its students show up and bowl. Spouses are welcome as long as they have a Duke spouse ID. See you at AMF Durham Lanes!

16. CLG: Introduction to U.S Taxes
When: Thurs, October 17th: 5:00-6:30PM
Location: International House
Contact: IHouse
Is there a difference between your tax status and your immigration status? Are you confused about the various taxes you are paying? What do you have to do to comply with the laws? This workshop is not about how to fill in tax forms line-by-line, but you will get a better understanding on the U.S. tax system in general and its implications on you as internationals at Duke.*Disclaimer: any advice given here does not necessarily express or suggest endorsement of Duke.

17. DukeWELL Monthly Seminar: Managing Job Stress
When: Thurs, October 17th: 5:30-7:00PM
Location: Center for Living, Integrative Medicine Building, Room AB
Registration: HERE
Contact: 919-416-DUKE (3853)
Is your workday filled with chaos and stress, and no motivation to tackle the many tasks that are due? Join us and learn how you can begin to fill your workday with calm, balance, and serenity. Dr. Brantley is the author of Calming Your Anxious Mind and Five Good Minutes at Work: 100 Mindful Practices to Help You Relieve Stress & BringYour Best to Work. Learn to identify the stress reaction in yourself, and recognize when this reaction they may occur in your work place define mindfulness, and discuss how practicing mindfulness can help manage stress learn at least one method to apply mindfulness practice to reduce stress in your workplace

18. FREE Film Screening: "Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer"
When: Fri, October 18th: 7:00-8:30PM
Location: American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater
Cost: FREE
Contact: Suzanne (Lani) Simeona
Our Third Friday film series at the Full Frame Theater continues with Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin's "Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer." This series is free and open to the public. Film starts at 7:00pm, doors open at 6:30pm. Ticket reservations available on the day of the event via Eventbrite. For additional information and ticket reservations, please visit www.fullframefest.org

19. Duke Men's Basketball - Countdown to Craziness
When: Fri, October 18th: starting at 8:00PM
Location: Cameron Indoor Stadium
Cost: Free with valid Duke Student ID/Season Ticket Pass. Student Walkup line will be available. [Tickets start at $26 for non-students.]
Duke fans will have its first opportunity to celebrate the Blue Devils Friday, Oct. 18 with the fifth annual Countdown to Craziness. Countdown to Craziness, one of the premier season-opening events in college basketball, features live student performances, highlight videos, sponsored promotions as well as the annual Blue-White game and dunk contest. The doors to Cameron open at 6:30 p.m. but fans are invited to come out early for live music, inflatable games and face painting in K’Ville.

20. Fremont Rural Health Clinic
When: Sat, October 19th: 7:00AM-3:00PM
Location: Fremont, NC (107 East Ward Street)
Contact: Fremont Rural Health Clinic
Join us at the Fremont clinic, a student-run free clinic in rural Fremont, NC. Medical students provide basic care including chronic disease management, acute care, physicals, etc., under the supervision of a local physician. Transportation provided.

21. GPSC Event: “The Race Home” Charity 5k
When: Sat, October 19th: starting at 8:30AM
Location: Duke’s Al Buehler Trail in Duke Forest
Cost: pre-registration $32, same day $35
Contact: Daniel Brown
Do you love to run? Would you like to support refugee resettlement here in the Triangle? Come run “The Race Home” a 5K to benefit CWS-RDU’s immigration and resettlement program on Duke’s Al Buehler Trail in Duke Forest. The fee for registration is just $32. Day-of registration will be available from 7-8:15 AM for $35 but day of registrants are not guaranteed a t-shirt. The registration fee covers race registration, a beautiful CWS t-shirt, an entry in our raffle and snacks following the race. One hundred percent of race registration fees go to support the Family Reunification Program.


Ongoing Events, Opportunities and more

Submissions Due Soon! Mahato Image & Photo Contest Now Open - $500 first place award
When: Contest open NOW, submit by October 15th, 2013; Mahato Memorial Event will take place TBA
Rules: One image/photo submission per entrant. Please follow image and photo size and resolution requirements. Submit photos here.
Contact: Laila Roudsari
The Mahato Memorial Committee is now accepting submissions for the 2013 "Envisioning the Invisible" Image and Photo Contest. The Abhijit Mahato Memorial at Duke University is dedicated to the life of Abhijit Mahato, a Ph.D. student in Civil and Environmental Engineering who was senselessly murdered near campus on January 18, 2008. In fond and loving memory of Mr. Mahato's life and interests, Duke University created his namesake memorial to annually celebrate his interests in the sciences and humanities as well as the connections between the two. One such hobby that exemplified Mr. Mahato's fascination was his love of photography and capturing moments as images as way to communicate complex and novel ideas and theories. Anyone, including individuals outside Duke, is encouraged to submit a photo or image to above link; please visit the Mahato Memorial Event website for more details.

New this Week! DPT School Raffle for Coach K signed Basketball
When: Now through November 8th
Cost: one for $3, two for $5, or five for $10
Contact: Daniel Chelette
We are extremely excited to be a part of a group of Duke Physical Therapy students going to Jamaica over our Christmas break to volunteer at a stroke rehabilitation camp! We are currently fundraising for our trip, and are excited to announce that we have an authentic signed basketball by Duke’s very own Coach K that we are planning to raffle off! You can pay online at our fundraising page. Please enter your name as the “display name”, provide your email, and note that your donation is towards the basketball raffle in the “leave a message with your donation box”. Please make sure to keep your name and donation amount visible. After we have your information from our site we will make your raffle ticket and add it to the bucket for the drawing!! Thanks, and GO DUKE!

New this Week! Go phish, and you could win an iPad mini!
When: All month long in October
Contact: Phillip Batton
Students, faculty and staff can enter a contest to win an iPad mini as part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October. Also this month, Duke’s IT Security Office is organizing a series of events and programs to help Duke users better protect their data online, including several Learn IT@Lunch sessions and a pilot of a new multi-factor authentication system. To enter the contest or find out more, visit http://www.security.duke.edu.

Theology on Tap: 1st, 3rd and 5th TUESDAYS
When: Alternating Tuesdays: 5:30-7:00PM; September 3rd through December 3rd
Location: Fullsteam Brewery
Contact: Katie Owen
Come out for theological conversation around issues of culture, faith, and life. Every other Tuesday at Fullsteam Brewery (726 Rigsbee Avenue, Durham). Check www.dukepcm.org for the topics for each week throughout the fall! We'll provide non-alcoholic drinks, snacks, and rich conversation; Fullsteam beer is on you!

MEDMentors at the Durham County Youth Home: TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS
When: Every Tuesday 6:00-7:00PM and Every Thursday 6:00-7:00PM and 7:00-8:00PM
Location: Durham County Youth Home
Contact: MEDMentors
MEDMentors is an all volunteer, student led service organization founded by Duke University School of Medicine that aims to promote the long-term health and rehabilitation of adolescents at Durham's juvenile detention facility by providing health education, one-on-one tutoring, literacy classes, and job skills training several times a week. MEDMentors involves students from many different Duke graduate and professional schools. We're always open to volunteers from within the greater Duke Graduate School Community and would LOVE to add new members. A criminal background check and some simple paperwork is required before you volunteer.

Community Workdays at the Duke Campus Farm: THURSDAYS and SUNDAYS
When: Every Thursday and Sunday: 6:00-8:00PM
Location: Duke Campus Farm
Contact: Emily Sloss
Head to the Duke Campus Farm this summer for public workdays every Thursday and Sunday from 6-8pm. Throughout the summer, volunteers will be planting, harvesting, weeding and working on small construction projects. Everyone is welcome, including children and those without any background in farming or gardening. It's a great opportunity to learn how food is grown, meet others from the Duke community who are interested in food, and spend some time outside. Meals or snacks from the farm will be provided. Be sure to check our Facebook for workday updates in case of bad weather before heading to the farm. Carpooling is available, please email dukecampusfarm@gmail.com to request a ride.


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