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CONTENTS:
This Week (11/5-11/11)

1. Election Night Party

2. Mahato Memorial Event

3. The Gauntlet: Duke Grad School Pong Tournament

4. GPSC Sponsored 5k for Church World Service

5. Duke MBA High Tech Symposium

6. Register for the Women in Science & Engineering Research Symposium

7. Theology on Tap

8. Global Health Mixer

9. Wild and Scenic Film Fest

10. Duke Med Elementary - 3rd Grade Teaching

11. DCSSA Finance Club: experience

12. Grad & Professional Habitat Workday


Next Week (11/12-11/18)

13. Theology on Tap

14. George Gopen: Speaking from the Audience's Perspective

15. GCF Habitat for Humanity Build

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Sports Schedules

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"The Bourne Legacy"
• Fri 11/9 @ 7 & 9:30PM
• Sat 11/10 @ 7 & 10PM
• Location: Griffith Theater

"To Rome With Love"
• Thur 11/8 @ 7 & 9:30PM
• Sun 11/11 @ 2PM
• Location: Griffith Theater
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Duke Basketball Season Starts this week - Download the Schedule here!
Classy Colleagues!
Basketball season has arrived! You can download this season's schedule by clicking on the title above, so you'll never miss a game. Support Coach K and our 8th ranked Blue Devils by keeping Cameron CRAZY! The regular season starts on Friday, November 9th at 7 PM as your Duke Blue Devils take on the Georgia State Panthers. From now on every game counts! This Friday is also a Family Game, so bring the kids! For details please visit the Basketball Committee website. Come out to Cameron Indoor Stadium, bring your A-game, and experience game day at the toughest place to play in the NCAA. Doors open for students at 5:30 PM for season ticket cards and 6:40PM for the walk-up line. You can attend games WITHOUT a season ticket card. All you need is a valid Duke ID or spouse card to join the walk-up line. Last season, students were admitted from the walk-up line for every game, including UNC! Remember to bring your valid Duke ID or spouse card and leave all bags, including purses, and umbrellas in offices or cars. Please visit Attending Men's Basketball Games for detailed information or if you have questions email:
dukeheadushers@gmail.com.
Thanks for ROCKING!!!
Chris Rowland


This Week (11/5-11/11)

1. 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!

2. Mahato Memorial Event
When: Wed, Nov 7th: 5PM
Location: Schiciano Auditorium
Contact: Wei Han
Presentation of Mahato Scholarship - Dean Jacqueline Looney, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
Mahato Memorial Seminar - Dr. Kellar Autumn, Lewis and Clark College
Title: From Gecko Physics to Smart Adhesives, Climbing Robots, and Future Superheros
Description: Nature's best climbers, geckos use millions of adhesive nano-hairs to defy gravity. Kellar Autumn's research has revealed the mechanisms underlying gecko adhesion, and has led to the development of "smart" adhesive nanostructures and climbing robots. Geckos are also among the most photogenic animals. Prof. Autumn's scientific presentation will feature some of his work as a photographer, and will illustrate how imaging can both reveal and obscure the underlying physics.

3. The Gauntlet: Duke Grad School Pong Tournament-Come Thirsty!
When: Fri, Nov 9th: 5PM
Location: LSRC A-Wing Courtyard
Cost: $20 per team
Contact: Lin Jiang
Pong tournament for a good cause! There will be prizes for the winning team!! Sign up as team of two, $20/team ($15/team for FOREM members) entry to tournament and unlimited beer. Beer Pong not your thing? Spectators are welcome! Lawn game, music and beverage for only $5! Come out for a guaranteed good time - and come thirsty!
Compete in this tournament and support MEM students going to United Nations conference in Qatar to help small, developing countries negotiate a global climate change treaty! Invite your friends and challenge other schools! Sign up in Hug Commons in LSRC 10:00am-2:00pm from Monday to Friday, or just SHOW UP!

4. 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.

5. Duke MBA High Tech Symposium
When: Tues, Nov 6th: 4-8PM
Location: Geneen Auditorium
Contact: Reshmi Vadakel
Register Here: http://tinyurl.com/DukeMBATechSymposium
Don't miss the opportunity to learn about the latest business technology trends and engage with some great speakers and panelists from companies like Etsy, Google, Oracle etc. at the High Tech Club's signature event. Students from all Duke schools are welcome to attend for free.

6. Register for the Women in Science & Engineering Research Symposium
Deadline: Thurs, Nov 15th
Register: HERE!
Contact: Emily Boehm
Duke WiSE and Sigma Xi are excited to announce that registration is now open for the Women in Science research symposium, to be held December 1st. Please fill out the registration form and survey, available at the link below, by November 15th. Registration is free, and the symposium will include lunch, dinner, and happy hour. In addition, attendees can receive RCR credit for the panel discussion. People of all genders and disciplines are encouraged to register.

7. 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!

8. 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!

9. Wild and Scenic Film Fest
When: Thurs, Nov 8th: 5:30PM
Location: Durham Arts Council
Contact: Tripti Suwal
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:
http://wildandscenic.wordpress.com/

10. Duke Med Elementary - 3rd Grade Teaching
When: Fri, Nov 9th: 12-1PM
Location: Duke South Clinic Amphitheater
Contact: Danielle Sobol
3rd grade students from a local elementary school come to Duke to learn about the cardiovascular system. This event consists of lunch, a short lecture, cardiovascular related activities for the elementary students aided by Duke volunteers. Lastly, students get to examine cow hearts to apply their new knowledge. Let us know if you would like to help.

11. DCSSA Finance Club: experience - sharing panel discussion
When: Fri, Nov 9th: 5:30-6:30PM
Location: French Family Science Center 2237
Contact: DCSSA Finance Club
Have you ever dreamed getting the top internships and jobs in financial industry? Are you longing for secrets to succeed in the interviews? Are you curious about different criteria of recruiting between American and Chinese employers? DCSSA Finance Club is holding an experience-sharing panel discussion to help you with concerns above (but not limited by). Duke Alumni with experiences in Morgan Stanley, Blackrock, Barclays, DUMAC, UBS, hedge funds etc., are sharing their feelings and suggestions with the audience. Q&A session follows the speeches of panelists, ensuring that your questions are specially taken care of. Refreshments will be provided before the discussion starts. We look forward to see you all there!

12. Grad & Professional Habitat Workday
When: Sat, Nov 9th: 8:30AM-3:30PM
Location: Contact Andre Van Rynbach for location
Contact: Andre Van Rynbach
Come build houses with Habitat for Humanity! Volunteer shifts are from 8:30-11:30am and 12:30-3:30pm. Sign up by emailing Andre by Wednesday, November 7 indicating which shift you would like to work. Those who sign up will receive an email by Thursday with other pertinent details including directions to the worksite and information about carpooling.


Next Week (11/12-11/18)

13. Theology on Tap
When: Tues, Nov 13th: 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!

14. George Gopen: Speaking from the Audience's Perspective
When: Tues, Nov 13th: 5:30-7PM
Location: Biological Sciences 111
Contact: Irene Liu
Please RSVP here: http://wise.pratt.duke.edu/gopen
How can speakers better engage with their audiences? Dr. George Gopen, the professor behind the popular "Writing from the Audience's Perspective" series, will give a one-evening seminar on how you can improve your public speaking skills. Join us for insights on understanding audience expectations and developing an effective stage presence. Everyone is welcome! Dinner will be provided.

15. GCF Habitat for Humanity Build
When: Sat, Nov 17th: 8:30AM-3:30PM
Contact: Graduate Christian Fellowship
The Graduate Christian Fellowship will be a partnering with Habitat for Humanity to help build a house for a family in need. There are two shifts available for sign up: the morning shift (8.30am-11.30am) and the afternoon shift (12.30pm-3.30pm). You are welcome to sign up for both. Email Graduate Christian Fellowship to sign up or for more details.


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