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GRAD ANNOUNCE, January 2019

GRAD ANNOUNCE, January 2019 

Monthly email brought to you by the Graduate Life Office of Stanford Student Affairs, Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Graduate Student Council & Graduate Student Programming Board.


GRADUATE LIFE OFFICE (GLO)

  1. Follow us on social media to receive reminders and updates about our events!
  2. An Evening with Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez, Jan. 11
  3. Settle Down Sundays: Speedfriending Jan. 13, Build Your Own Self Care Kit Jan. 27, Game Night and Hot Chocolate Feb. 10
  4. Grief Gathering, Jan. 29, Feb. 21
  5. Interested in becoming a Community Associate? Come to an Info Session!
  6. Anxiety Toolbox Workshop: Feb.21, Feb. 28, & Mar. 7
  7. 5-SURE Stanford Campus Driving Service.

 

VICE PROVOST FOR GRADUATE EDUCATION (VPGE)

  1. VPGE Winter Programs
  2. Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship (SIGF)
  3. SPICE (Student Projects for Intellectual Community Enhancement) Funds
  4. DARE (Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence) Doctoral Fellowship
  5. Negotiation Matters, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, & Feb. 6 (must attend all three sessions)
  6. Quick Bytes, Jan. 16, Jan. 24, Feb. 5
  7. Academic Chats, Jan. 17
  8. Fellows Forum, Jan. 22, Feb. 7
  9. Leadership Dinners, Jan. 31
  10. WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS), Feb. 11
  11. Diversity Works: The Art and Science of High Performance Teams, Feb. 21
  12. Designing the Professional, Feb. 25 & Mar. 4 (must attend both sessions)
  13. Mentoring 101: How to Get What You Need to Thrive in The Academy, Feb. 28
  14. Stanford Ignite
  15. Hume Center for Writing and Speaking: Resources for Graduate Students

 

GRADUATE STUDENT COUNCIL (GSC)

  1. New GSC Calendar
  2. Join GSC Working Groups on Mental Health and the Working Group on Affordability and Finances
  3. GSC Social Events This Quarter
  4. Questions, comments, concerns?

 

GRADUATE STUDENT PROGRAMMING BOARD (GSPB)

  1. Join GSPB Mailing List

 


GRADUATE LIFE OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS:


1. Follow The Graduate Life Office on social media for event announcements, updates, and more!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glo_stanford

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Stanford_GLO

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stanfordglo/

 

2. An Evening with Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez

Join the Stanford Speakers Bureau on Friday, January 11 (that's today!) for a panel featuring Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez, Full Media CEO Desiree Gruber, and screenwriter Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas. The panel will discuss the recently-released film Second Act at Memorial Auditorium from 6:15-7:15 PM.

Here is the EventBrite link to reserve tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-jennifer-lopez-alex-rodriguez-tickets-53927879740?fbclid=IwAR1gLe3OJmqJyhLQ2eyrV9QNMeFaorsb8DIizmPpDS6Ey9SVXeYaZuRKoDU

 

3. Settle Down Sundays

Save the dates for the Graduate Life Office programming series, Settle Down Sundays.  Designed to help you settle down after a long a hectic week before it starts all over again!  Come join us, relax, and settle down.

 

Speed Friending

When: Sunday January 11, 2019

Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm (3 sessions: 3:00pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm)

Where: Graduate Community Center, GCC

RSVP: http://ow.ly/dWDl30ne71a

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/750345162030906/

Snacks will be provided

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Build Your Own Self Care Kit

When: Sunday January 27, 2019

Where: Graduate Community Center, GCC

RSVP: No RSVPs Needed

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/381600365941598/

Healthy Snacks will be provided

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Game Night + Hot Chocolate Bar

When: Sunday February 10, 2019

Where: Graduate Community Center, GCC

RSVP: TBA

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/606829929748291/

Snacks will be provided

 

Check our Facebook for updates for Settle Down Sunday Events

 

4. Grief Gathering

If you are currently or have ever experienced the death of a significant person in your life or are experiencing feelings of grief in a time of uncertainty, this is an opportunity to share your experiences, suggestions, and concerns about the mourning process.

This event is free and open only to Stanford students.

Tuesday, January 29 4:30pm-5:30pm

Common Room in Old Union

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Thursday February 21 4:00pm-5:30pm

Common Room in Old Union

Sponsored by the Office for Religious Life, Counseling and Psychological Services, Residential Education, Graduate Life Office, and iThrive.

 

5. Community Associate Info Sessions

If you are interested in learning more about the Community Associate (CA) position directly from current CAs, you may consider attending one (or more) of the following information sessions. Please note that all sessions are area specific and you are welcome to attend multiple sessions. In order to apply, you must have housing eligibility. For more information, go to the Community Associates application site. If you have questions about an area that is not listed, please feel free to contact the Graduate Life Office (GLO) to be linked with the appropriate GLO Dean at 650-736-7078 or graduatelifeoffice@stanford.edu

 

Escondido Village Families

Tuesday, January 22  (6:00pm) in GCC, Bogota Room

Thursday, January 31 (10:00am) in GCC, Nairobi Room

 

Escondido Village Singles and Couples

Tuesday, January 15 (6:00pm) in Studio 3 Lounge (37 Angell Court)

Tuesday, January 22 (6:00pm) in GCC Nairobi Room

Monday, January 28 (7:00pm) in Studio 5/6 Lounge (47 Olmstead Road)

 

Kennedy Residences

Wednesday, January 23 (7:00pm) in Kennedy Common Great Room

 

Lyman Residences

Wednesday, January 23 (7:00pm) in Lyman Residences Atrium Room

 

Munger Residences

Wednesday, January 16 (7:00pm) in 1st Floor Lobby, Munger Building 4

 

Off-Campus Housing

Tuesday, January 29 (7:00pm) in GCC, Nairobi Room

 

Rains Houses

Thursday, January 17 (8:00pm) in The Buttery, Rains Houses

Tuesday, January 22 (8:00pm) in The Buttery, Rains Houses

 

All Area Tabling Session

Tuesday, February 5 (5:00pm-7:00pm) in Havana Room, Graduate Community Center

 

**If chosen for an interview, dates are: March 2 & 4-5 2019**

 

6. Anxiety Toolbox Workshop

Hosted by Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).  Learn your triggers, understand anxiety and create your own self-care plan.  This graduate student only Anxiety Toolbox Workshop is broken up into 3 one hour sessions where you will learn, practice, and gain new skills to manager your anxiety and hack your Stanford Experience.

When: February 21, February 28, and March 7.

Time: 4pm-5pm

Where: Graduate Community Center, Bogata Room

RSVP: If interested, please call CAPS at 650-723-3785 to sign up and save your spot.

 

7. 5-Sure Stanford Campus Driving Service

5-SURE is a student-led driving service offering FREE UNLIMITED rides on Stanford Campus.  Available 7 days a week from 9:00pm – 1:45AM during academic term.  To request service, please call 650-725-SURE (7873).

 

Brought to you by the Office of Alcohol Policy and Education (OAPE)

 


VICE PROVOST FOR GRADUATE EDUCATION ANNOUNCEMENTS:


1. VPGE Winter Programs

Thrive in grad school with VPGE’s professional development offerings. Register now for Winter Quarter programs. For campus-wide programs and events open to all grad students, follow our calendar.

2. Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship (SIGF)

Are you a doctoral student engaged in interdisciplinary research? Apply for the three-year SIGF. See website for eligibility and fellowship terms. Info sessions: Mon., Jan. 28, 11:30 AM–12:30 PM; Tues., Feb. 5, 3–4 PM. Application deadline: Mon., Feb. 25.

3. SPICE (Student Projects for Intellectual Community Enhancement) Funds

Develop projects and activities that expand intellectual community within departments (and beyond) using SPICE funds. Application opens Fri., Jan. 25. Application deadline: Thurs., Feb. 28.

4. DARE (Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence) Doctoral Fellowship

Are you an advanced doctoral student whose presence will help diversify the professoriate? Apply for this two-year fellowship, which prepares students from diverse backgrounds to pursue and succeed in academic careers. Application opens Fri., Feb. 1.  Info sessions: Wed., Feb. 6, 12–1 PM; Tues., Feb. 12, 12–1 PM, Thurs., Feb. 21, 3–4 PM. Application deadline: Mon., Apr. 1.

5. Negotiation Matters, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, & Feb. 6 (must attend all three sessions)

Learn how to negotiate with colleagues, bosses, partners, friends, clients, and many others in this three-session workshop. Three consecutive Wednesdays: Jan. 23, Jan. 30, & Feb. 6, 4:30–7 PM. Application deadline: Thurs., Jan. 17.

6. Quick Bytes, Jan. 16, Jan. 24, Feb. 5

Get valuable nuggets of professional development wisdom that you can apply right away! Interactive Quick Bytes sessions cover a variety of topics. Wed., Jan. 16: Approaching the Job Search Beyond Academia; Thurs., Jan 24: Take the Wheel and Be the Driver of Your Graduate Education; Tues., Feb. 5: Face-to-Face Networking. 12–1:15 PM; lunch provided. Register in advance.

7. Academic Chats, Jan. 17

Could a faculty career be in your future? Explore the skills and experience to help you prepare at Academic Chats. Thurs., Jan. 17: An Academic Career at a Community College. 12–1:15 PM; lunch provided. Register in advance.

8. Fellows Forum, Jan. 22, Feb. 7

Expand your academic skills and meet new people over a healthy meal at Fellows Forum. Designed for early–mid stage doctoral students, especially those in STEM fields. Tues., Jan. 22: Top Tips for Early-Stage (or not!) Doctoral Students; Thurs., Feb. 7: Mentoring Up. 4:30–5:30 PM; refreshments and networking to follow. Register in advance.

9. Leadership Dinners, Jan. 31

Interact with proven leaders from various industries and organizations over dinner at the Faculty Club. Thurs., Jan. 31: Lily Sarafan, president and CEO, Home Care Assistance. 5:30–8 PM; apply in advance.

10. WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS), Feb. 11

Learn from other changemakers in STEM and build your professional and academic network at WINS. Mon., Feb. 11: Stephanie G. Adams, Dean of the Batten College of Engineering and Technology at Old Dominion University. 4:30–6:30 PM. Registration deadline: Wed., Feb. 6.

11. Diversity Works: The Art and Science of High Performance Teams, Feb. 21

Learn the science behind great teams and how to create and lead high performance teams in this interactive workshop. Thurs., Feb. 21, 9 AM–12 PM. Registration deadline: Sun., Feb. 17.

12. Designing the Professional, Feb. 25 & Mar. 4 (must attend both sessions)

Apply the innovation principles of design thinking to your life in this interactive, two-session workshop. Two consecutive Mondays: Feb. 25 & Mar. 4, 4:30–7:30 PM. Application deadline: Sun., Feb. 17.

13. Mentoring 101: How to Get What You Need to Thrive in The Academy, Feb. 28

Learn to cultivate strong mentoring relationships and sponsors that help you thrive in academia. Thurs., Feb. 28, 9 AM–12 PM. Registration deadline: Sun., Feb. 24.

14. Stanford Ignite

Acquire the business fundamentals needed to turn your ideas into ventures. Tuition for grad students subsidized by VPGE and the GSB. Four-week, full-time program, Sun., Jun. 23–Wed., Jul. 31. Application deadline: Tues., Mar. 12.

15. Hume Center for Writing and Speaking: Resources for Graduate Students

Individual Consultations

Working on a job letter or conference presentation? Preparing for a big interview? Stuck on a dissertation chapter? The Hume Center offers FREE writing and speaking support for grad students!

Hours:

  • Sun., 1–7:30 PM
  • Mon.–Wed., 10 AM–8:30 PM
  • Thurs., 10 AM–7:30 PM
  • Fri., 10 AM–4:30 PM

Dissertation Boot Camp

Dissertation Boot Camp offers grad students a focused, two-week opportunity to make serious progress on your dissertation or other writing project.

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Dissertation Boot Camp—Session 4

  • Registration begins: Mon., Feb. 4, 10 AM
  • Camp: Tues., Feb. 19–Fri., Mar. 1 (weekdays), 9 AM–1PM

Writing and Oral Communication Workshops

These workshops provide grad students from all disciplines with general strategies, as well as support for specific writing and speaking tasks, such as research statements, journal articles, multimedia presentations, and more. Please visit the Hume website for the most up-to-date workshop schedule.

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Telling Stories with Qualitative Data (All Grads)

  • Thurs., Jan. 31, 3:30–5:30 PM
  • Hume Center, Room 106
  • Make the shift from collecting to writing up qualitative data in this methods workshop for grad students.
  • Click here to register.

Oral Communication workshops are also organized for individual departments and programs. Contact speakinghelp@stanford.edu.

 

Writing Group Consultations

Are you interested in starting a writing group? Or find yourself in a writing group that just isn’t as productive as it could be? Contact humecenter@stanford.edu to request a consultation to help your group meet its writing goals.

Oral Communication Courses

Oral Communication courses provide innovative, discipline-based instruction to help students refine their personal speaking styles in small groups and classroom settings.

 


GRADUATE STUDENT COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS:


1.  New GSC Calendar

  • Filled with the events supported by your Graduate Student Activities Fee
  • Lots of opportunities for food, fun and new friends!

 

2. Apply to Join GSC Working Groups on Mental Health and Affordability

The GSC is seeking community members to join the GSC Working Group on Mental Health and the Working Group on Affordability and Finances. Members of these working groups will help the GSC decide our policy goals and priorities for the coming quarters. Please click here to apply for the Mental Health Working Group, and click here to apply for the Affordability and Finances Working Group. The deadline to apply is January 18th, 2019.

 

3. GSC Social Events This Quarter

  • Grad Welcome Back Social (free!) - music, treats, snacks and drinks, wellness kit making, and more surprises! 
  • Valentine’s Party at Rains Hacienda Commons  (free!) - DJ, dancing, photo booth, caricature artist, treats, prizes, snacks and beverages (soft drinks, juice, beer, wine)!

 

Follow the GSC on Facebook (facebook.com/gsc.stanford) for event dates and information.

Contact Gabby Badica (gbadica@stanford.edu) for any questions or if you would like to help. 

 

4. Questions, comments, concerns?

Reach us at chair@gsc.stanford.edu or join us at our meetings every Wednesday starting at 6 pm in the Nairobi Room (2nd Floor) GCC.

 


GRADUATE STUDENT PROGRAMMING BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS:


1. Sign up for the Graduate Student Programming Board Mailing List!

Are you interested in attending social events for graduate student run by graduate students? Then sign up for the Graduate Student Programming Board (GSPB) mailing list! Every week you will get an email with events that you can enter a lottery to attend. 

 

Click here to join our mailing list

 

For more info email your GSPB Co-Chairs, Catherine Yuh (cyuh@stanford.edu) or Pau Guinart (guinart@stanford.edu).