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CONTENTS:
This Week (11/12-11/18)

1. Tailgate

2. WISE Research Symposium

3. The Edward Alexander Bouchet Black Tie Dinner

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

5. Duke MBA Minority Workshop Keynote Speaker - Robert L. Johnson

6. Young Trustee Position Accepting Applications

7. Dropbox Space Race

8. Theology on Tap

9. Duke Med Elementary - 3rd Grade Teaching

10. GCF weekly meeting and meal

11. GCF Habitat for Humanity Build


Next Week (11/19-11/25)

12. Theology on Tap

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I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend. A huge thanks to everyone that rocked Cameron on Friday. This Sunday (Nov 18th) we are hosting our first ever basketball tailgate, just one of the many ways GPSC is showing you some love! This tailgate boasts free beer, free food, and free entertainment, so you can keep Cameron Crazy! The WISE research symposium offers free food and free happy hour as well as unparalleled intellectual stimulation. The Bouchet Society commemorates the achievement of their founder with a black tie dinner. Polish your oratory skills with Dr. George Gopen. All are welcome to attend the Duke MBA Minority Workshop featuring Robert L. Johnson the first African American billionaire and one of the 25 most influential business leaders of the past 25 years. "The Campaign" is one of the free movies this weekend. There are plenty more awesome events. I hope you find something you like.
Thanks for ROCKING!!!
Chris Rowland


This Week (11/12-11/18)

1. Tailgate! Men's Basketball vs Florida Gulf Coast
When: Sun, Nov 18th: 4:30-6:30PM
Location: Grass field between Cameron and the Yoh football building
Contact: Andrew Schicho
GET YOUR GAME-FACE ON! GPSC is providing FREE BEER so you can get psyched for the game! Come early, come thirsty, and most importantly come with a winning attitude!

2. Register for the WISE Research Symposium
Deadline: Thurs, Nov 15th
Register: HERE!
Contact: Emily Boehm
Three reasons to attend!
1) FREE FOOD
2) FREE BEER
3) FREE ENTERTAINMENT
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.

3. The Edward Alexander Bouchet Black Tie Dinner
When: Sat, Nov 17th
Location: Searle Center Lecture Hall
Cost: $15 per person | $20 per couple | $80 per table of eight
Purchase tickets HERE!
Contact: Roketa Sloan
This event commemorates the achievement of the first African-American in North America to receive his PhD in Physics from Yale University, Dr. Edward Alexander Bouchet. This event will highlight the achievement made by Dr. Bouchet as well as other minority scientists in the STEM fields. The keynote speakers are Dr. Audrey Ellerbee of Stanford University and Duke's very own Dr. Erich Jarvis. The event will commence with a cocktail hour and proceed with the programming for the evening.

4. 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.

5. Duke MBA Minority Workshop Keynote Speaker - Robert L. Johnson
When: Fri, Nov 16th: 4-5PM
Location: Kirby Reading Room
Contact: Crystal Moore
Please RSVP (required): https://fuqua.campusgroups.com/BLMBAO/rsvp?id=112386
Robert L. Johnson is an American business leader best known for being the founder of the television network Black Entertainment Television (BET). He is currently the Founder and Chairman of The RLJ Companies, an innovative business network that provides strategic investments in a diverse portfolio of companies in hotel real estate investment; private equity; financial services; asset management; insurance services; automobile dealerships; sports and entertainment; and video lottery terminal (VLT) gaming.
Prior to forming The RLJ Companies, Mr. Johnson was founder and chairman of Black Entertainment Television (BET), the nation’s first and leading television network providing quality entertainment, music, news, sports and public affairs programming for the African American audience. Under Mr. Johnson’s leadership, BET became the first African American-owned company publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange. In 2001, Mr. Johnson sold BET to Viacom for approximately $3 billion and remained the Chief Executive Officer through 2006. In 2001, Johnson became the first African American billionaire, and the first black person to be listed on Forbes' 2012 Billionaires list. Johnson was recently named by USA Today as one of the 25 most influential business leaders of the past 25 years.

6. Young Trustee Position Accepting Applications
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:
http://gpsc.duke.edu/committees/young-trustees
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.
Sincerely,
The Young Trustee Screening Committee

7. Dropbox Space Race
Join: HERE!
You have been invited to support Duke University in the Dropbox Space Race!
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. This means that any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, phones and even the Dropbox website.
The Dropbox Space Race is a chance for you to fight for your school and compete against other schools for free Dropbox space. Join now to get 3 GB of free space for two years! Then, earn points for your school to unlock even more space.

8. 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!

9. Duke Med Elementary - 3rd Grade Teaching
When: Fri, Nov 16th: 12-1PM
Location: Duke South Clinic Amphitheater
Contact: Teaching and Mentoring Interest Group/ Duke Med Elementary
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.

10. GCF weekly meeting and meal
When: Fri, Nov 16th: 6-8PM
Location: Duke Chapel Basement-Kitchen
Contact: Graduate Christian Fellowship
Join the Graduate Christian Fellowship for our weekly meal and meeting. Meet in the Chapel Basement at 6pm for dinner, followed by a time of worship and a message at 7pm. Our speaker this week is Dr. Sujin Pak, academic dean of the Divinity School, who will be speaking about the history of division in the church. There is a suggested donation of $5 for dinner, but all are welcome regardless of their ability to give.

11. 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.


Next Week (11/19-11/25)

12. Theology on Tap
When: Tues, Nov 20th: 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!


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