GPSCNews: Get carving!


CONTENTS:
This Week (10/21-10/27)

1. Duke STEAM Challenge

2. Global Health Showcase 2013

3. FREE Film Screening: "The Minister"

4. FREE Film Screening: “Race to Nowhere”

5. Critical Issues in International Women's Health

6. J Street U - Panel Discussion

7. FREE Film Screening: "MY MASCULINITY HELPS"

8. Jewish Mingle

9. Jazz@ the Mary Lou

10. Author Talk: "Who Will Die Last, Stories of Life in Israel"

11. Jewish Graduate/ Professional Meeting

12. GPSC Event: Pumpkin Carving

13. Resume Reviews on West Campus for Graduate Students

14. GPSC Event: LUNCHEON SERIES WITH UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATORS - Student Health Center

15. GPSC Event: Free Halloween movies at Carolina Theater

16. Duke Arts Festival: Arts + Sustainability

17. Race in Space Conference


Next Week (10/28-11/03)

18. DSM-5: Time to Rethink the Future of Psychiatry and Medicine

19. "Made in Tel Aviv" with Eyal Rob

20. Media Arts + Sciences Grand Opening

21. Networking: Building Professional Relationships for Graduate Students

22. GPSC Event: LUNCHEON SERIES WITH UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATORS - Graduate Student Affairs

23. FREE Film Screening: "The Shining": Kubrick & Existentialism

24. Film Screening: "Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope"

25. Career Symposium for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

26. Triangle Talent Show


Ongoing Events, Opportunities and more

DPT Raffle for Coach K signed Basketball

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 fall colors are in full swing Sarah P. Duke Gardens! Take a walk through the gorgeous Japanese Gardens, feed some ducks (before they head off for warmer climates) and enjoy the crisp fall air.
FREE Movies at the DUU in Griffith Film Theater, Bryan Center
The Lone Ranger
Thurs, October 24th @ 7:00PM and 9:30PM
Sun, October 27th @ 2:00PM
Monsters University
Fri, October 25th @ 7:00PM
Sat, October 26th @ 7:00PM
Evil Dead

Thurs, October 31st @ 7:00PM and 9:30PM
Sun, November 3rd @ 2:00PM
MIDNIGHT SING-ALONG: The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Fri, November 1st @ 11:30PM
World War Z
Fri, November 1st @ 7:00PM
Sat, November 2nd @ 7:00PM

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Crunching leaves under your feet...
Crafty College,
It's pumpkin carving time and GPSC wants your porch to be decked out with Duke pride. Come out for an alternative Thirsty Thursday at the GPSC House... mingle with your classmates, carve a jack-o-lantern and enjoy some "fall beverages." Then on Friday head out to the Carolina Theatre for some scary movies (and treats on us)!

Halloween is coming soon, don't worry... I'm perfecting my "Coach K" costume as we speak.
Fumiko Chino


Inter-School Bowling Extravaganza Results!!!

Thanks to everyone who showed up to the GPSC Bowling Extravaganza last Thursday! Here are the results you've all been waiting for. The winner of the participation prize (greatest percent of enrolled students attended) is the Graduate School! Everyone in the Graduate School who attended the event will get 20% off admission to the Winter Formal next semester. The winner of the bowling prize (highest average of the top score for each bowler) is the Sanford School of Public Policy with an average top score of 128! The Sanford participants will get 50% off admission to the Winter Formal. Congratulations!


This Week (10/21-10/27)


1. Duke STEAM Challenge
When: Applications due Mon, October 21st by 5:00PM
Contact: Kristan Shawgo
The Duke STEAM Challenge is an undergraduate, graduate and professional student challenge designed to explore new ways that Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics–along with the humanities and social sciences–might contribute to one another for the greater good. The Challenge will run August 2013-January 2014. The winning STEAM project will be awarded a grand prize of $10,000!

2. Global Health Showcase 2013
When: Mon, October 21st: 4:00-7:00PM
Location: Nasher Museum of Art
RSVP: HERE
Contact: Agata Rocka Stadiem
Join dozens of Duke trainees, faculty, staff and friends from many departments across campus for an event that highlights our students' field research and experience. Students from all academic levels will present posters on their worldwide fieldwork and research projects. The poster exposition and keynote address will be followed by a reception open to the global health community. RSVP today. Winners of the 2013 Global Health Photo Contest will be announced during the Showcase. Contact us to learn about participating in the contest.

3. FREE Film Screening: "The Minister"
When: Mon, October 21st: 7:00-9:00PM
Location: Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
Cost: FREE and open to all
Contact: Hank Okazaki
"The Minister" ("L'exercise de l'état") (Pierre Schoeller, 2011, 115 min, France/Belgium, in French with English subtitles, Color, DVD). -- "Politics is a wound that never heals," admits Bertrand Saint-Jean, the beleaguered head of France's ministry of transportation in Pierre Schoeller's deft examination of power. Schoeller's second feature forgoes moralizing about ambitious politicians for a more complex (and rewarding) approach: uncovering the thin line that separates altruism from narcissism. Made possible by support from the Florence Gould Foundation, the Grand Marnier Foundation, and highbrow entertainment. --Won Un Certain Regard prize, Cannes 2011

4. FREE Film Screening: “Race to Nowhere”
When: Tues, October 22nd: 7:30-8:30PM
Location: SSRI-Gross Hall 230
Watch and discuss the documentary "Race to Nowhere" about the personal and social costs of the current American educational system.

5. "Critical Issues in International Women's Health": Seminar with Anne Firth Murray
When: Weds, October 23rd: 4:00-5:30PM
Location: Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side B
Contact: Nada Hussain
Anne Firth Murray will be at Duke University to give a special seminar on global women's health for the opening of the Global Women's Health Technologies Center. Dr. Firth Murray is a New Zealand author, professor of Human Biology at Stanford University, and nonprofit founder. She is also the founding president of the Global Fund for Women, the largest non-profit organization in the world funding women's human rights and author of From Outrage to Courage. In 2005, she was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. For more information on her, see http://www.stanford.edu/~afmurray/. A reception will follow the seminar, which is hosted by the Duke Global Women's Health Technologies Center.

6. J Street U - Panel Discussion
When: Weds, October 23rd: starting at 6:00PM
Location: Social Sciences 107
Cost: FREE
Contact: Liraz Cohen
Please join us for a panel discussion and debate with Israeli Fuqua students, Meir Kornfeld and Aviv Canaani, and Duke's very own ISRAEL FELLOW, Liraz Cohen!! The event is sponsored by Duke's J Street U chapter. This will be a discussion of their unique narratives as Israelis in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Q & A will follow and dinner and refreshments from Nosh will be provided.

7. FREE Film Screening: "MY MASCULINITY HELPS" with Q&A to follow
When: Weds, October 23rd: 7:00-9:00PM
Location: Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
Cost: FREE and open to all
Contact: Hank Okazaki
"MY MASCULINITY HELPS" (Marc A. Grimmett and David Hambridge, 2013, USA, English, Color, Digital) explores the role of African American men and boys in the prevention of sexual violence. It shows African American male allies demonstrating understanding and support for survivors of sexual violence. Strategies for assistance and prevention are provided. Survivors also share their stories and what has helped them. The film serves as a counter-narrative to often inaccurate and misleading portrayals of African American masculinity.

8. Jewish Mingle
When: Weds, October 23rd: starting at 8:30PM
Location: Tyler's Taproom
Contact: Jenn Handel
Come join us at Tyler's in the Tobacco District for a chance to mingle and meet other Jewish graduate and professional students at Duke!

9. Jazz@ the Mary Lou
When: Weds, October 23rd: 9:30PM-12:30AM
Location: Flowers Building 101
Contact: Gregory Moore
This event features live Jazz from a Quartet featuring Durham's finest local Jazz talent as well as the director of Jazz Studies at Duke, Prof. John Brown. There will be free food and drink at the event and alcoholic beverages available for purchase. Overall the event provides a casual atmosphere to relax and converse quietly with friends while enjoying live Jazz music.

10. Author Talk: "Who Will Die Last, Stories of Life in Israel"
When: Thurs, October 24th: 12:00-2:00PM
Location: Gray Building (Divinity) 200
RSVP: Please email Christina Cameron
Contact: Christina Cameron
The Duke Center for Jewish Studies is proud to welcome author David Ehrlich, who will be discussing his latest book, "Who Will Die Last, Stories of Life in Israel," which was recently published by Syracuse University Press. David Ehrlich has published two books of short stories in Hebrew. Lunch will be served. David Ehrlich's visit is made possible through the co-sponsorship of the Duke Islamic Studies Center, the Focus Program, Jewish Life at Duke, and the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity.

11. Jewish Graduate/Professional Meeting
When: Thurs, October 24th: 5:30-6:30PM
Location: Freeman Center for Jewish Life
Contact: Jenn Handel
We will be discussing what the next steps are in creating a vibrant Jewish graduate community.

12. GPSC Event: Pumpkin Carving
When: Thurs, October 24th: starting at 9:00PM
Location: GPSC House: 306 Alexander Avenue
Cost: FREE with your Duke ID
Contact: Abigail Labella
Join GPSC for a pumpkin carving extravaganza this Thursday. A limited number of pumpkins will be available for carving and painting on a first come first serve basis. There will be seasonal beverages and small prizes for the best pumpkins! So bring your Duke ID and come out to the GPSC house for some good old fashion fall fun.

13. Resume Reviews on West Campus for Graduate Students
When: Fri, October 25th: 11:30AM-1:30PM
Location: Bryan Center (UCAE Conference Room)
Contact: Career Center
Drop by for 15-minutes with a Graduate Student Career Advisor to have you resume, CV or cover letter reviewed. No appointment necessary.

14. GPSC Event: GPSC LUNCHEON SERIES WITH UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATORS - Student Health Center
When: Fri, October 25th: 12:00-1:30PM
Location: Grace's Cafe in Trent Hall
Cost: FREE, Free Lunch will be provided!
Registration: Space is very limited! To register, please write an email entitled "Luncheon Registration-Oct. 25", including your full name, school/department, contact info, and any questions for the administrators, to yilin.liu@duke.edu.
Contact: Yilin Liu
This luncheon will feature John Vaughn, MD, Director of Student Health. Vaughn comes to Duke from the Ohio State University (OSU), where he served in both Student Health Services and the Department of Family Medicine since 2007. In addition to providing primary health care to undergraduate and graduate students, he designed innovative health promotion activities that integrated health services into the life of the university community; enhanced organizational effectiveness for the health center; and developed a Narrative Medicine curriculum across multiple areas of OSU.

15. GPSC Event: Free Halloween movies at Carolina Theater
When: Fri, October 25th: starting at 7:00PM
Location: Carolina Theater, 309 W. Morgan St.
Cost: FREE, with your Duke ID (first 20, $8 after)
Contact: Stephanie Reist
The Carolina Theater is showing Heavy Metal (1981) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) as a Halloween double feature! The first 20 people to show up with a Duke student ID will get free admission to the movies and a concessions voucher good for popcorn and a beer! Stephanie will be at the theater to distribute tickets starting at 6:30 pm. Be there no later than 6:50 so you have time to get your concessions!

16. Duke Arts Festival: Arts + Sustainability
When: Fri, October 25th through Sat, November 2nd
Location: Bryan Center
Contact: Beverly Meek
Arts + Sustainability is a ten-day arts showcase that celebrates the creativity of our student artists. The Festival includes an exhibition of visual art in the Bryan Center and performances by students. With this year's environmental focus, the Festival invites students to imagine how their art can connect to sustainability, whether it's a percussion ensemble of recycled metals, sculptures made of discarded plastic, sound installations based on field recordings or poetry and spoken word that addresses our changing environment. This year the festival will offer opportunities for hands-on involvement with notable environmental artists attending the Festival. Chris Jordan, Bryant Holsenbeck and Pinar Yoldas, all of whom create art with a sustainable, environmental or ecological focus, will participate in a variety of gatherings including an installation in the Bryan Center.

17. Race in Space Conference
When: Fri, October 25th from 5:00PM to Sat, October 26th at 4:15PM
Location: 107 White Lecture Hall (Fri, October 25th)
115 Ernestine Friedl Building (Sat, October 26th)
RSVP: HERE
Contact: Stacy Robinson
The conference is a first of its kind event that seeks to explore the issues of race, culture and nationality in the colonization of space stations, planets, and stars in space. It will highlight astronauts, researchers, artists and authors who have studied both the realities and imaginative events involving the dynamics of race and space settlements. There will be four panels taking place throughout the day: Speculative Fiction: Space Settlements Under Conditions of Ethnic Diversity; STEM Fields in Space; Rayla 2212: Afrofuturism, Space and the Imagination; and Logistics of Space Exploration (Specific Planets) and Space Travel.


Next Week (10/28-11/03)

18. DSM-5: Time to Rethink the Future of Psychiatry and Medicine
When: Tues, October 29th: 12:00-1:00PM
Location: Duke North, Room 2003
Contact: Trent Center
FREE Lunch provided at NOON. Talk begins at 12:10PM. The American Psychiatric Association released the fifth edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) in May 2013 amid criticism from the British Psychological Society and other eminent voices. Professor Savulescu argues that among DSM-5’s problems are its over-emphasis on biological causes of mental distress and its classification of arguably normal states as disorders. In this talk, he will explain why these strategies are harmful and argue that the purpose of psychiatry must be reconsidered if advances in medicine are to be effective in benefiting people.

19. "Made in Tel Aviv" with Eyal Rob
When: Weds, October 30th: 11:30AM-12:30PM (talk)
starting at 9:00PM (party)
Location: 02 West Union (Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity) (talk); TBA in Downtown Durham (party)
Cost: FREE
Contact: Liraz Cohen
TALK: Israeli DJ and musician, Eyal Rob, will be addressing the cultural phenomenon "Made in Tel Aviv" by combining his unique music style for an interactive presentation.Tel Aviv - the liveliest, most cosmopolitan city in the Middle East, is a place there east and west converge to create a new hybrid culture! This event will look at the history of the urban culture of Tel Aviv with respect to the past, and take a fresh look at the present. Eyal will focus on the bands, artists and sounds that come out in a city with so many different approaches to creating the future sound of Israel.
PARTY: Join Duke Friends of Israel and Jewish Life at Duke for an Israeli dance party featuring internationally renowned DJ, Eyal Rob.The Israeli DJ and musician, Eyal Rob, will be playing music to show the diverse nature of Tel Aviv culture. Tel Aviv - the liveliest, most cosmopolitan city in the Middle East is a place where east meets west and converge to create a new hybrid culture!

20. Media Arts + Sciences Grand Opening
When: Weds, October 30th: starting at 5:30PM
Location: Smith Warehouse Garage, Bay 10-11
Contact: Jennifer Wang
Celebratory kick off event of our recently completed, experimental infrastructure for advanced, multimodal teaching and research in Media Arts + Sciences -- with exhibitions featuring nine research labs and groups, digital music by Professors Bill Seaman and John Supko, student work, special guest speakers, and refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres. Located on the second floor of Bays 10 and 11 in Smith Warehouse (enter through Bay 12).

21. Networking: Building Professional Relationships for Graduate Students
When: Thurs, October 31st: 12:00-1:30PM
Location: Smith Warehouse Garage, Bay 6, Room 177
RSVP: HERE
Contact: Career Center
Graduate students frequently report that face-to-face networking feels uncomfortable, inauthentic, or both. Because you will work with others for most of your working life, your ability to build and maintain productive relationships is foundational. In this highly interactive workshop you will learn and practice how to create conversation with people you don't know learn networking norms and strategies, and identify effective ways to follow up to create and sustain mutually beneficial professional relationships.

22. GPSC Event: GPSC LUNCHEON SERIES WITH UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATORS - Graduate Student Affairs
When: Thurs, October 31st: 12:00-1:30PM
Location: Grace's Cafe in Trent Hall
Cost: FREE, Free Lunch will be provided!
Registration: Space is very limited! To register, please write an email entitled "Luncheon Registration-Oct. 31", including your full name, school/department, contact info, and any questions for the administrators, to yilin.liu@duke.edu.
Contact: Yilin Liu
This luncheon will feature Dr. Jacqueline Looney, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Associate Vice Provost for Academic Diversity. As the senior administrator for the Office of Graduate Student Affairs, Dr. Jacqueline Looney is responsible for collaborating with graduate departments, student organizations, and other administrative units to provide services that enhance the academic, social, personal, and cultural needs of graduate students.

23. FREE Film Screening: "The Shining", Kubrick & Existentialism
When: Thurs, October 31st: 7:00-9:30PM
Location: White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
Contact: Hank Okazaki
Film Screening: "The Shining" (Stanley Kubrick, 1980, USA, 142 min, English, Color, BluRay)-- "The Shining" is a 1980 psychological horror film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on the Stephen King novel. A writer, Jack Torrance, takes a job as an off-season caretaker at an isolated hotel. His young son possesses psychic abilities and is able to see things from the past and future, such as the ghosts who inhabit the hotel. Soon after settling in, the family is trapped in the hotel by a snowstorm, and Jack gradually becomes influenced by a supernatural presence; he descends into madness and attempts to murder his wife and son.

24. Film Screening: "Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope"
When: Fri, November 1st: 7:00-8:30PM
Location: American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater
Cost: $5
Join us for a special screening of Morgan Spurlock's COMIC-CON EPISODE IV: A FAN'S HOPE on November 1! Organizers from NC Comicon will be on hand to give away some swag and discuss their upcoming convention in Durham. Tickets are $5 and are on sale through the Duke University Box Office.

25. Career Symposium for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars
When: Sat, November 2nd: 8:30AM-3:30PM
Location: Carolina Union at UNC Chapel Hill
Cost: $15
RSVP: HERE
Contact: Brian Rybarczyk
Join us for our third annual day of workshops and advice dedicated to your career planning needs across the career spectrum. Alumni, employers and career services professionals will present on a variety of topics through panels and skill-building workshops. Lunch will be served and the event will culminate with a networking reception. This event is open to current graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and Duke University.

26. Triangle Talent Show by DCSSA
When: Sat, November 2nd: starting at 6:30PM
Location: Page Auditorium
Cost: FREE
Contact: Binbin Li
DCSSA is hosting a Triangle talent show, where students and scholars from Duke, UNC, and NCSU will showcase Chinese culture in the forms of martial art (Tai'Chi), traditional dances, and cultural instruments (erhu, Chinese flute, etc). Co-sponsored by DCSSA (Duke), UNC FACSS, CSSFA (NCSU), and GPSC (Duke), the event is aimed to provide a platform for cross-cultural communication and cross-campus collaboration. We sincerely welcome you to join us for this event, and would appreciate if you could spread the news to members of your student group.


Ongoing Events, Opportunities and more

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!

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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