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Blue Devils Conquer Atlantis
I hope everyone had a rejuvenating break. GPSC is sponsoring another tailgate that is chock-full of amenities this Saturday (Dec 1st). Represent the graduate and professional student voice on the Board of Trustees by becoming a Young Trustee. The Duke Medicine Orchestra is having their Winter Concert that is sure to be a delightful treat. This Wednesday, bring your "A-game" to Cameron and cheer-on Duke to a victory over Ohio State, doors open at 8pm. I hope everyone has a wonderful week.
Thanks for ROCKING!!!
This Week (11/26-12/2)
1. Tailgate! Men's Basketball vs Delaware
When: Sat, Dec 1st: 10:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Grass field between Cameron and the Yoh football building
Contact: Andrew Schicho
GET YOUR GAME-FACE ON!
• FREE BEER
• FREE FOOD
• Cornhole Sets
• DJ bumpin' today's HOTTEST JAMS
So you can Keep Cameron Crazy!
Come early, come thirsty, and most importantly come with a winning attitude!
2. 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:
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
3. Duke University Energy Conference
When: Wed, Nov 28th: 8:15AM-7PM
Location: Fuqua School of Business Geneen Auditorium
Contact: Duke MBA Energy Club
Student-led conference on the future of energy. All Duke students, faculty, and staff are welcome to register and attend.
4. Science Policy Speaker Series: Maryann Feldman
When: Wed, Nov 28th: 6PM-7PM
Location: Michael Hooker Research Center, room 0001 (ground floor auditorium)
Contact: Mollie Minear
The second meeting of the Science Policy Speaker Series will feature Maryann P. Feldman and Alexandra Graddy-Reed of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, who will discuss "Accelerating Commercialization: A New Model of Strategic Foundation Funding." This talk will present an overview of a new model of research funding, venture philanthropy, that actively manages the commercialization process, with the goal of accelerating scientific progress to materialized outcomes, and will evaluate the advantages and limitations to venture philanthropy for the academic researchers, industry partners, foundations, and universities. The talk will be held on the UNC campus in the Michael Hooker Research Center, room 0001 (ground floor auditorium). Pizza and refreshments will be provided.
5. Theology on Tap
When: Tues, Nov 27th: 5:30-7PM
Location: Fullsteam Brewery (726 Rigsbee Avenue)
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!
6. Dropbox Space Race
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.
7. Handel's Messiah
Dates: Fri, Nov 30th: 7:30PM
Sat, Dec 1st: 2PM
Sun, Dec 2nd: 3PM
Location: Duke Chapel
Cost: FREE for Duke Students | $15 other
The Duke Chapel Choir’s performance of Handel’s Messiah is a celebrated annual holiday tradition in the Duke and Durham community. This year’s performances of the Baroque masterpiece will feature Rodney Wynkoop conducting and David Arcus performing the continuo, with professional soloists and orchestra.
8. Duke Medicine Orchestra Winter Concert
When: Sun, Dec 2nd: 6:30-8PM
Location: Reynolds Theater
Contact: Chaunesti Webb
In this special event, Duke Medicine Orchestra will be joined by vocal soloist and Duke University Hospital President Kevin Sowers, RN, MSN, FAAN to play classical repertoire. The concert will include pieces by Johann Strauss, Claude-Michel Schonberg, Antonin Dvorak and Johannes Brahms. The concert will be held at Duke University's Reynolds Industries Theater.
We are eager to include more musicians affiliated with Duke, even if you have not played in awhile! Contact Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, conductor: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Cory Adamson, recruitment chair: email@example.com for more details. View our recruitment flyer HERE!
Next Week (12/3-12/9)
9. Duke Med Elementary: 3rd Grade Teaching
When: Fri, Dec 7th: 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.
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