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This Week (12/3-12/9)

1. Men's Basketball Family Games

2. Thirsty Thursday at West End Wine Bar

3. GPSC Student Group Funding Info Session

4. FREE Belk Bowl Tickets

5. Internationally Acclaimed Handbell Concert

6. Ugly Christmas Sweater Party for Charity

7. Stella & Dot Trunk Show

8. CASE: Learn About Social Entrepreneurship

9. The Duke Science Review: Info Session

10. Duke Med Elementary: 3rd Grade Teaching

11. Graduate Christian Fellowship Christmas Party

12. Holiday Carnival at the John Avery Boys and Girls Club

13. Hot Chocolate: Redefining Relationships

Next Week (12/10-12/16)

14. Friends of the Duke Libraries Study Break

15. Young Trustee Position Accepting Applications

16. Dropbox Space Race


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Classy Colleagues!
I hope everyone had an outstanding weekend. Men's Basketball is providing tons of Family Tickets for Cornell(12/19), Elon(12/20), and Santa Clara(12/29). The final Thirsty Thursday of 2012 is this week (12/6: 9PM) at West End Wine Bar. Attention student group leaders, GPSC is holding an info session about applying for GPSC student group funding this winter cycle (12/7 - 1/9). Duke Donors have sponsored tons of FREE Belk Bowl tickets, find out how you can enter the ticket lottery. The Raleigh Ringers are putting on a spectacular handbell concert that is a wonderful way to get into the holiday spirit!
Thanks for ROCKING!!!
Chris Rowland

This Week (12/3-12/9)

1. Men's Basketball Family Games
• Cornell on Wed, Dec 19th: 7PM tip-off
• Elon on Thur, Dec 20th: 7PM tip-off
• Santa Clara on Sat, Dec 29th: 12PM tip-off
Location: Cameron Indoor
Contact: Basketball Head Ushers
Family wristband distribution will start 2.5 hours prior to tip-off outside the graduate student entrance to Cameron Indoor Stadium
A student with a valid Duke ID must be present with each party and all family members must be present to be wrist-banded. No exceptions! There is a strict limit of 5 tickets per DUKE ID (including the student), so each student can bring 4 guests. Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis until each allotment is reached. Normal admission and stadium policies will be enforced. No purses, No bags, No umbrellas

2. Thirsty Thursday at West End Wine Bar
When: Thurs, Dec 6th: 9PM-2AM
Location: West End Wine Bar
Contact: Alexis Mann
Join us for the last Thirsty Thursday of the year. Drink tickets will be provided, good for one glass of wine, a beer or a soft drink. Food may be provided depending on the crowd. See you soon!

3. GPSC Student Group Funding Info Session
Info Session: Fri, Dec 7th: 5PM, Nanaline Duke Rm 147
Open Applications: Fri, Dec 7th
Close Applications: Wed, Jan 9th
Location: Nanaline Duke Building, Rm 147
Contact: Brad Hover
GPSC will be holding an info session for all student group leaders with questions about the Winter Student Group funding cycle, which will open Dec 7th and close Jan 9th.

4. FREE Belk Bowl Tickets
When: Tues, Dec 4th: 8:30AM-4:30PM
Location: Ticket Window in Cameron
Duke football is taking on Cincinnati in the Belk Bowl on December 27th in Charlotte!
Through the generosity of a donor, Duke Athletics will make FREE bowl tickets available to Duke undergraduate, graduate and professional students through a lottery on Tuesday, December 4th. Students should come to the Cameron Indoor Stadium ticket office between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to sign up for the student ticket lottery for the Belk Bowl. Each student must present their Duke Card and will be allowed to sign up for one free ticket to the game. Students may also purchase additional tickets at the regular price for family and friends to sit with them at the game.
A list of students who are selected for free tickets will be posted on as well as on the ticket window in Cameron Indoor Stadium on Wednesday, December 5. Tickets are for each individual student who signs up ONLY. Student tickets will only be available for pick up the day of the Belk Bowl at the stadium and each student must have his/her valid Duke Card.

5. Internationally Acclaimed Handbell Concert
• Saturday, Dec. 8, 3PM
• Saturday, Dec. 8, 7:30PM
• Sunday, Dec. 9, 3PM
Location: Meymandi Concert Hall
Cost: $26 through Ticketmaster
Special: 2 for $19 deal through Dealsaver, ends this Tuesday (12/4) at 7:30
Contact: Alex Jantzen
Since its founding in 1990, The Raleigh Ringers has been dazzling concert audiences with unique interpretations of sacred, secular and popular music, including famous rock ‘n’ roll tunes arranged just for handbells. This year, UNC-TV will be filming the holiday shows in downtown Raleigh for a PBS special! Tickets are available through Ticketmaster, and a special 2-for-1 deal is running for the Saturday night show, through Dealsaver, in a promotion going on through this Tuesday at 7:30! The Raleigh Ringers concert is less expensive than some other holiday shows such as the Nutcracker... come and get into the holiday spirit, for less!
PS: On of our very own Duke Graduate Students will be performing in this Concert Series and has been a member for the past 4 years!

6. Ugly Christmas Sweater Party for Charity
When: Tues, Dec 4th: 8-10:30PM
Location: Alivia's
Contact: Nestor Colindres
I would like to announce to and invite your respective organizations to a community service event we're having on Tuesday night. I'm Nestor Colindres, co-community service chair for Fuqua's Black and Latino MBA Organization (BLMBAO). We are hosting the first ever BLMBAO Ugly Christmas Sweater Party where we are asking participants to donate clothing, coats, and toys which will be then donated to The local Durham Salvation Army. If you have any questions please ask away.
The ugliest sweater wins $100 gift card courtesy of Alivia's, and major bragging rights!

7. Stella & Dot Trunk Show
Tues, Dec 4th: 11AM-6PM
Wed, Dec 5th: 10AM-4PM
Location: Bryan Center
Contact: Erin Radley
We understand that finals really cut into your Holiday shopping time, so Deja Blue is bringing the store to you! Stop by the Bryan Center on Tuesday (11-6) and Wednesday (10-4) to shop the Holiday Stella&Dot jewelry trunk show. With over half the line under $50, you're sure to find something for everyone on your Nice List. We'll be accepting both Credit Cards and FLEX both days. All proceeds benefit Deja Blue a cappella group's upcoming album! Can't make the show? Shop the sale online with this link:

8. CASE: Learn About Social Entrepreneurship
When: Tue, Dec 4th: 5-6:15PM
Location: Fuqua School of Business Geneen Auditorium
Join us for the 10-year anniversary of the Center for Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), and celebration of 10 years of incredible growth in the field of social entrepreneurship. CASE’s 10-Year Anniversary Celebration will feature a series of inspiring and thought-provoking TED-inspired talks to reflect on the past 10 years and provide a glimpse into the future of social entrepreneurship. More information and registration available here:

9. The Duke Science Review: Info Session
When: Thurs, Dec 6th: 7PM
Location: Duke South Amphitheater
Free Dinner (pizza, soda, and dessert) Provided
Come to The Duke Science Review information session to learn more about how to get involved. Duke Science Review is the new premiere campus wide science review journal created by medical students for the Duke scientific community. The publication will give graduate and undergraduate students from a variety of disciplines the opportunity to publish review articles on scientific subjects. These review articles can be about personal work or about any topic you are interested in!

10. 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.

11. Graduate Christian Fellowship Christmas Party
When: Fri, Dec 7th: 7-10PM
Location: 816 Duluth St
Contact: Graduate Christian Fellowship
The Graduate Christian Fellowship will be hosting our yearly Christmas party. All are welcome to join. Meet at Steve Hinkle's house (816 Duluth St.) at 7pm on December 7th. For carpooling options contact Guests are encouraged to bring one small item for a gift exchange (no more than $5 in value) and a snack to share.

12. Holiday Carnival at the John Avery Boys and Girls Club
When: Fri, Dec 7th: 5:30PM-8:30PM
Location: John Avery Boys And Girls Club
Contact: Ijeamaka Obodoagha
The John Avery Boys and Girls Club is a private, nonprofit organization that seeks to inspire youth to reach their full potential through character and leadership development, sports, technology, education and career development, health and life skills and gang prevention through targeted outreach. The MMS Black and Latino Business Association at the Fuqua School of Business will be hosting a holiday carnival for the kids. This carnival is composed of various activity tables (e.g. face painting, ornament making, bounce house) free to children from the local Durham community. If you are interested in volunteering with this community service project please contact Ijeamaka at

13. Hot Chocolate: Redefining Relationships
When: Fri, Dec 7th: 8PM
Location: Mary Lou Williams Center
Contact: Amanda Mosby
Cost: FREE!
A discussion over desserts about sex, love and drama in black relationships. All are invited. Hosted by the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association

Next Week (12/10-12/16)

14. Friends of the Duke Libraries Study Break
When: Tues, Dec 11th: 8PM
Location: Perkins Library Lobby
Contact: Megan Lawson
Cost: FREE!
Need a break from studying for finals? Stop by Perkins Lobby for FREE baked goods, hot coffee, and more! This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Duke Libraries, Campus Club, Student Health Nutrition Services, and Pepsi. Don’t be late—the treats don’t last long!

15. 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

16. 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.

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