GPSCNews: Keeping You Informed on a Weekly Basis!
This Week (10/29-11/4)

1. Duke-UNC Mixer! / Thirsty Thursday

2. GPSC Luncheon Series: Career Center

3. Now Accepting Applications For Young Trustee Position

4. Duke Small Town Records - Label Auditions

5. Duke APD Consulting Club: Case Practice Session

6. Theology on Tap

7. Last chance to win an iPad

8. GCF Large Group and Meal

9. Duke Global Brigades

10. DukeEngage

Next Week (11/5-11/11)

11. Election Night Party

12. Mahato Image & Photo Contest

13. GPSC Sponsored 5k for Church World Service

14. Global Health Mixer

15. Theology on Tap

16. Wild and Scenic Film Fest

Sports Schedules

Career Center

You can download the Men's Basketball Schedule straight to your Google calendar, iCalendar, or Outlook calendar? Download the schedule HERE. For instructions on how to add iCal or CSV files to Google calendar, click HERE.
"The Dark Knight Rises"
• Fri 11/2 @ 7 & 9:30PM
• Sat 11/3 @ 7 & 10PM
• Location: Griffith Theater

"Moonrise Kingdom"
• Thur 11/1 @ 7 & 9:30PM
• Sun 11/4 @ 2PM
• Location: Griffith Theater
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Classy Colleagues!
I hope everyone had an awesome weekend! GPSC is sponsoring a Thirsty Thursday this week and is joining forces with UNC to do so. The GPSC-sponsored 5K is still looking for participants. GPSC is also sponsoring a luncheon with the Career Center this week. The Young Trustee Committee is searching for the perfect addition to the Board of Trustees. Next week, GPSC is co-sponsoring an election party to rock-the-vote. The polls have opened up in more ways than one; voting for the Mahato Image/Photo Contest is now open. You can vote for your favorite images HERE! The Did You Know section provides links to import the Men's Basketball schedule directly to your calendar. You can download any team's competition schedule, so you will always know when & where to flaunt your Duke pride! This Thursday (11/1) flex your school spirit and support the Duke Men's Basketball team. Doors Open at 5:30. Remember the walk-up line gets in absolutely FREE 20 minutes prior to tip-off (6:40). NO bags of any kind (including purses) are admitted into Cameron. For a complete description of basketball game policies please visit: HERE!
Thanks for ROCKING!!!
Chris Rowland

This Week (10/29-11/4)

1. Duke-UNC Mixer! / Thirsty Thursday
When: Thurs, Nov 1st: 9PM
Location: The Tavern
Cost: FREE!
Contact: Alexis Mann
Come join us for a little twist on Thirsty Thursday. This month we are going to be having a mixer with the graduate and professional students at UNC! Drink tickets will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis. Each ticket will be worth $5. Food will also be available early in the night.

2. GPSC Luncheon Series: Career Center
When: Tues, Oct 30th: 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-Oct.30", including your full name, school/department, contact info, and any questions for the administrators, to Pan Wu.
Context: This luncheon will feature Dr. John Collison, the associate director of Graduate Student Career Services. Dr. Collison has more than 10 years experience working in J.P. Morgan and he is experienced in career development and consulting services. He will talk about the services provided by Duke Career Center and answer any questions regarding students' career choice/development.

3. Now Accepting Applications For Young Trustee Position
Deadline: Sun, Dec 16th
Contact: The Young Trustee Committee
Applications for graduate and professional student Young Trustee are now being accepted. The Young Trustee serves as the voice of the graduate and professional student body on Duke University’s Board of Trustees. For a description of the position and application instructions, please visit:
All current professional or graduate students, as well as students who have graduated in the spring or summer terms of 2012, are eligible to apply. The application deadline is December 16.
The Young Trustee Screening Committee

4. Duke Small Town Records - Label Auditions
Deadline: Fri, Nov 2nd by Midnight
Contact: Erin Radley
Are you a musician? Do you want to have your music heard by the world? Or maybe just get the chance to experience the process of recording an album? Now is your chance to submit your music to Small Town Records for our annual label auditions show! The show will take place on Tuesday November 13th and the top submissions with get a chance to perform 2-3 songs live for a shot to be signed by Small Town Records! If you would like to submit your music for a chance to audition, please email a demo of your music to Erin Radley by midnight on Friday, November 2, 2012. Also check out the newly launched Small Town Records media distribution engine,

5. Duke APD Consulting Club: Case Practice Session #3
When: Tue, Oct 30th: 5:30-7:30PM
Location: LSRC A156
Contact: Irina Vergalasova
Dear members,
Here is your weekly reminder email of our case practice sessions held on Tuesdays for the rest of the fall semester. The details are as follows:
Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Location: LSRC A-156 (Nicholas School Building, Entrance is behind Blue Express)
Time : 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Once again, here's a link to the Find-A-Partner document. Everyone who is looking for a partner to practice cases with, please sign up on the document and feel free to contact others.
If you don't have a partner, no worries, you can still show up and one of the Board members can practice with you. Please RSVP on the FB event page so we have an idea of how many people to expect:!/events/297868626985673/
Look forward to seeing you there!

6. Theology on Tap
When: Tues, Oct 30th: 5:30-7PM
Location: Fullsteam Brewery (726 Rigsbee Avenue)
Cost: FREE!
Webcast: Watch Here
Contact: Katie Owen
Duke Divinity's Presbyterian/Reformed Student Association and Westminster Fellowship invite you to Theology on Tap, a weekly gathering at Fullsteam Brewery (726 Rigsbee Avenue) in Durham for Christian theological exploration around topics of science, news, culture, and life. Conversation topics rotate weekly. Non-alcoholic beverages and snacks provided. All are welcome!

7. Last chance to enter IT security contest for a chance to win an iPad
Contest Ends: Wed, Oct 31st
Students, faculty and staff can enter a contest to win an iPad as part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October. Duke’s IT Security Office.To enter the contest, sponsored by Duke's IT Security Office, test your digital savvy by taking the IT security quiz at The contest ends Oct. 31.

8. GCF Large Group and Meal
When: Fri, Nov 2nd: 6-8PM
Location: Duke Chapel Basement-Kitchen
Contact: Graduate Christian Fellowship
Join the Graduate Christian Fellowship for our weekly meal and worship. We meet at 6PM in the Chapel basement kitchen for dinner, followed by worship and a short message at 7PM. Our speaker for this week is the Rev. Maggie Miraz, a local pastor, and our topic is living together as a Church in the face of disagreement. There is $5 suggested donation for dinner, but all are welcome to join regardless of ability to give.

9. Duke Global Brigades
Info Sessions: Monday, Oct 29th & Nov 5th: 9PM
Location: Social Sciences 105
Contact: Tegan Mosugu
Do you want to spend Spring Break in Panama? Duke Global Brigades is offering an alternative spring break trip to this beautiful Central American country. Spend two days in Panama touring Panama City and five days learning about Panamanian culture, while educating rural residents about their rights. Human Rights Brigades volunteers work with Panamanian lawyers to provide pro-bono legal consulting to rural communities. Volunteers offer services through a free legal clinic, where volunteers shadow and assist lawyers as they provide legal consulting to community members. Volunteers also work with lawyers to provide land titling to families, empowering them with rights and government benefits that they would not have received otherwise. Human Rights Brigades primarily works with rural communities that are under resourced and largely unaware of their legal rights. Additionally, volunteers provide legal capacity building workshops on various legal concepts to empower communities through education

10. DukeEngage
Exciting summer 2013 employment opportunities for graduate and professional students with three years of work experience. DukeEngage, the University’s renowned civic engagement program, is now accepting applications for the position of site coordinator. Numerous two-month, paid positions are available for current and recently graduated professional and graduate students. Openings are in programs located in the United States, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, India, and Haiti. Some positions require specialized language skills, but many are open to any mature, motivated individual with a strong desire to support undergraduate students who are engaged in volunteer service. You may review the job description at: To decide if this is the right opportunity for you, you can learn more by browsing our web site,, or visiting the DukeEngage YouTube channel. To apply for a site coordinator position, you must submit your application on online, It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete the employment application. The first round of employment interviews will take place during the first two weeks of November, but we will continue to interview eligible candidates until all positions are filled.

Next Week (11/5-11/11)

11. Election Night Party
When: Tues, Nov 6th: 8PM-12AM
Location: Sanford School of Public Policy
Cost: FREE!
Contact: Andrei Santalo
The Public Policy Studies Major's Union (PPSMU) is organizing a school-wide, non-partisan election night party in Sanford School of Public Policy! We'll have free food, free beer and plenty of TVs with different networks so you can watch the results on whichever channel you'd like. All students (undergraduate and graduate), faculty, and staff welcome. We hope to see you there!

12. Mahato Image & Photo Contest - $1000 First Place Award
Event Date: Wed, Nov 7th: 5PM
Location: Schiciano Auditorium
Contact: Wei Han
VOTE for your favorite photos here!
For, the Abhijit Mahato Memorial "Envisioning the Invisible" Image and Photo Contest, entries must fall under one of two categories:
1. Making the ordinary extraordinary: Presenting everyday objects in an unique perspective that we may not have imagined seeing.
2. Sharing the science and knowledge of objects through vision and imaging: Using this image/photo to teach or show us something about our world that we may not yet know or have imagined.
Prizes awarded for 1st ($1000), 2nd ($500), and 3rd ($250) place based on selected judges voting and People's Choice Award ($250) based on voting of Duke graduate and professional students.
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. "Envisioning the Invisible" seeks to continue this wonderful idea.

13. GPSC Sponsored 5k for Church World Service - Participants NEEDED
When: Sat, Nov 10th: 8:30AM
Location: Al Buehler Trail
Contact: Daniel Brown
Cost: $35 which covers race registration, a CWS t-shirt, and snacks following the race.
Register Here!
Come run “The Race Home” a 5K to benefit CWS-RDU’s immigration and resettlement program November 10th 2012 on Duke’s Al Buehler Trail in Duke Forest. The Al Buehler trail is a hilly limestone trail around the Washington Duke golf course adjacent to Duke University.
Parking: Duke students and those with Duke parking passes should park on campus and walk to the Al Buehler trail. All others will be directed to appropriate parking along Academy Road.

14. Global Health Mixer
When: Wed, Nov 7th: 6:30-8PM
Location: Trent Hall, Room 040
Contact: Ajay Gopalakrishna
RSVP: Here
You are cordially invited to "Duke's Global Health Collaboration for Care" mixer hosted by the Global Health Interest Group (at Duke Med), the Health Law Society (at Duke Law), Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives (at Duke University School of Nursing), and the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI).
This is a Speed Friending event to promote dialogue and collaborative efforts amongst Duke graduate students interested in global health.
*Food and refreshments (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be provided.
We look forward to seeing you there!

15. Theology on Tap
When: Tues, Nov 6th: 5:30-7PM
Location: Fullsteam Brewery (726 Rigsbee Avenue)
Cost: FREE!
Webcast: Watch Here
Contact: Katie Owen
Duke Divinity's Presbyterian/Reformed Student Association and Westminster Fellowship invite you to Theology on Tap, a weekly gathering at Fullsteam Brewery (726 Rigsbee Avenue) in Durham for Christian theological exploration around topics of science, news, culture, and life. Conversation topics rotate weekly. Non-alcoholic beverages and snacks provided. All are welcome!

16. Wild and Scenic Film Fest
When: Thurs, Nov 8th: 5:30PM
Location: Durham Arts Council
Contact: Tabitha Vigliotti
Enjoy a night of beautiful vistas, interesting shorts, thought provoking films, silent auction, and live music – all for a good cause! The Wild and Scenic Film Fest comes to Durham on November 8. Doors open at 5:30, films start at 6:30. Come early for music by the Stickley Hill Brothers, check in, silent auction bidding and refreshments! Proceeds support the Environmental Internship Fund at the Nicholas School of the Environment. Take the Bull City Connector to the Durham Arts Council. For more information and tickets, visit:

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