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GRAD ANNOUNCE, March 2020

GRAD ANNOUNCE, March 2020 

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. Domestic Grad Taxes 101
3. Domestic Grad Taxes 201
4. Food Pantry Pop Up
5. Health Alert News an Announcements

VICE PROVOST FOR GRADUATE EDUCATION (VPGE)
1. Stanford Ignite
2. BEAM’s PhD Pathways, Mar. 19
3. DARE (Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence) Doctoral Fellowship
4. Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity (DDRO)
5. Preparing for Faculty Careers (EDUC 343C) - Spring Course
6. Designing the Professional (ENGR 311B) - Spring Course
7. Sign up for VPGE Spring Programs!
8. CTL’s Spring Quarter TA Orientation, Apr. 3
9. Quick Bytes, Apr. 7
10. Leadership Dinners, Apr. 8, Apr. 21
11. Academic Chats, Apr. 9
12. Leadership from the Inside Out: Know Yourself Before Leading Others, Apr. 13, 17, 22
13. Preparing Future Professors 
14. Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Funds (DIF)
15. Student Projects for Intellectual Community Enhancement (SPICE)
16. Hume Center for Writing and Speaking: Resources for Graduate Students

GRADUATE STUDENT COUNCIL (GSC)
1. New GSC Calendar
2. Questions, comments, concerns? 

GRADUATE STUDENT PROGRAMMING BOARD (GSPB)
1. Join the GSPB mailing list
2. March 5 March 7 - Breakfast at Philz Coffee
3. March 8 - GSPB Board Game Night
4. March 9 - Afternoon Jamba Juice Run
5. March 11 - Catered Thai Dinner
6. March 12 - Lunch at BBQ101
7. March 13 - Cécile McLorin Salvant & Darcy James Argue @ Bing
All student-hosted events are sponsored by the Graduate Student Programming Board.

CARDINAL NIGHTS
1. Cardinal Nights Mailing List

 


GRADUATE LIFE OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS:


** Events listed here are subject to change or cancellation, given uncertainty around COVID-19. The safety of our community is our top priority. If you register or apply for an event, VPGE will keep you informed directly about any changes to our schedule


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. Domestic Grad Taxes 101
Are you a domestic graduate student struggling to figure out how to file your 2019 taxes?
Join us for a basic overview of the information and forms you need

Location: via Zoom
Date: April 1, 2020
Time: 5pm-6:30pm
RSVP: https://forms.gle/WgHJ5TWBD79E99Zh9
** Zoom meeting links will be emailed out to RSVPs

Sponsored by Graduate Life Office (GLO), Stanford Financial Aid Office, The School of Humanities and Sciences, Wellness Information Network for Graduate Students (WINGS) and Stanford Mind Over Money

3. Domestic Grad Taxes 201
Are you already pretty comfortable with the basics of filing your 2019 tax return but would like to dive a little deeper? Come join us for more information.

Location: via Zoom
Date: April 2, 2020
Time: 5pm-6:30pm
RSVP: https://forms.gle/X6PGuTQr4NfHPAVC6
** Zoom meeting links will be emailed out to RSVPs


Sponsored by Graduate Life Office (GLO), Stanford Financial Aid Office, The School of Humanities and Sciences, Wellness Information Network for Graduate Students (WINGS) and Stanford Mind Over Money

4. Food Pantry Pop Up
In partnership with Second Harvest of Silicon Valley, Stanford R&DE is piloting a monthly food distribution event for Stanford students and their affiliates who self-identify as food insecure. Each eligible household will receive perishable and non-perishable food items at no cost.

Winter Quarter Dates:
• Monday, March 9 

The success and sustainability of this program depends on the participation of students. Please sign up to volunteer at the event - three time slots are available per day! Find out more about the program and how you can sign up at the Food Pantry Pop-Up website.

To receive future communication about pantry events please subscribe to the food pantry listserv: https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/foodpantry.

Please direct questions to the Stanford Sustainable Food Program:
Nell Curran, Sustainable Food Fellow
ncurran@stanford.edu

5. Health Alert News and Announcements
For up-to-date information and resources for COVID-19, infectious diseases, travel
warnings other public health issues, please visit www.healthalerts.stanford.edu

 


VICE PROVOST FOR GRADUATE EDUCATION ANNOUNCEMENTS:


1. Stanford Ignite

 

Acquire the business fundamentals needed to turn your ideas into ventures. Tuition for graduate students subsidized by VPGE and the GSB. Four-week, full-time program, Sun., Jun. 21-Wed., Jul. 15. Application deadline: Tues., Mar. 10.

2. BEAM’s PhD Pathways, Mar. 19
Explore PhD-level careers in a variety of sectors beyond academia, learn what skills are important in these sectors, and hear personal stories of how professionals have gained entry into these fields. This day-long conference features panels from PhDs in various industries, career workshops, and networking opportunities. Open to PhD students and postdocs from all disciplines. Thurs., Mar. 19, 8:30 AM–5 PM

3. 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 deadline: Mon., Mar. 30.

4. Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity (DDRO)
Does your doctoral dissertation help contribute to our understanding of diversity? Apply for DDRO funds, which cover research expenses related to dissertations on diversity-related topics. Application deadline: Mon., Apr. 6.

5. Preparing for Faculty Careers (EDUC 343C) - Spring Course
Considering a faculty career? Figure out whether you should pursue an academic career, explore the various faculty positions that exist, learn how to conduct the academic job search, and prepare yourself for the job. Designed for advanced PhD students and postdocs from any discipline (audits ok). Register via Axess.

6. Designing the Professional (ENGR 311B) - Spring Course
What do you want out of life after Stanford? Apply the principles of design thinking to designing your life and vocation in and beyond Stanford. Figure out how to weave together what fits, is doable, and will be truly meaningful. Open to all graduate students and postdocs from any discipline. Register via Axess.

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

8. CTL’s Spring Quarter TA Orientation, Apr. 3
Whether you’re a new or returning Teaching Assistant, learn best practices on how to effectively lead discussions, hold office hours, follow campus policies, and more. Fri., Apr. 3, 1-4 PM. 

9. Quick Bytes, Apr. 7
Get valuable professional development wisdom that you can apply right away! Interactive Quick Bytes sessions cover a variety of topics. Tues., Apr. 7: Self-Compassion in Academia. 12-1:15 PM; lunch provided. Register in advance.

10. Leadership Dinners, Apr. 8, Apr. 21
Interact with proven leaders from various industries and organizations over dinner at the Faculty Club. Wed., Apr. 8: Yasmin Halima, activist and co-founder of Yasmin Leadership Academy; Tues., Apr. 21: Nicole Taylor, CEO, Silicon Valley Community Foundation. 5:30-8 PM. Apply in advance.

11. Academic Chats, Apr. 9
Could a faculty career be in your future? Explore the skills and experience to help you prepare at Academic Chats. Thurs., Apr. 9: The Flipped Classroom. 12-1:15 PM; lunch provided. Register in advance.

12. Leadership from the Inside Out: Know Yourself Before Leading Others, Apr. 13, 17, 22 (must attend all three sessions) 
Learn to assess your core leadership strengths and areas for development to become an effective manager and leader. Mon., Apr. 13, Fri., Apr. 17, & Wed., Apr. 22, 9 AM-12 PM. Application deadline: Sun., Mar. 29. 

13. Preparing Future Professors 
Experience faculty life first-hand by shadowing a professor at a Bay Area teaching-focused university or community college. Application for Winter 2021 opens Fri., Mar. 27. Application deadline: Mon., May 4.

14. Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Funds (DIF)
Develop projects that advance diversity among graduate students and/or postdoctoral scholars with DIF funds. Current DIF projects range from discussion groups to mentoring programs, speaker series to outreach efforts, and more! Application opens Mon., Mar. 30. Application deadline: Wed., May 13. 

15. Student Projects for Intellectual Community Enhancement (SPICE)
Develop projects and activities that promote intellectual community at Stanford with SPICE funds. Current SPICE projects range from seminar series to journal clubs, conferences to communication groups, and more! Application opens Mon., Mar. 30. Application deadline: Wed., May 13. 

16. 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? Writing Tutors and Oral Communication Tutors are available at the Hume Center to support you.  Go to sututor.stanford.edu to schedule your free appointment. 

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 their dissertation or other writing project. Please visit the Hume website for the most up-to-date boot camp schedule. 

Dissertation Boot Camp—Session 5 (Spring Break)
• Registration begins: Mon., Mar. 2, 10 AM
• Camp: Mon., Mar. 16 - Fri., Mar. 27 (weekdays), 9 AM-1 PM

Dissertation Boot Camp “After Dark”—Session 6
• Registration begins: Mon., Mar. 30, 10 AM
• Camp: Mon., Apr. 13 - Fri., Apr. 24 (weekdays), 5-9 PM

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.

Weekly Vocal Yoga (open to all)
• Wednesdays, 12-1 PM
• Graduate School of Business (click here for the current room location)
• Help get your voice in shape at this weekly drop-in workshop! Strengthen your speaking voice through theatre-based voice training exercises. 

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. Questions, comments, concerns? 
Reach us at gsc-chair@assu.stanford.edu

 

 


GRADUATE STUDENT PROGRAMMING BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS:


1. Join the GSPB 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. 

Sign up here: bit.ly/GSPBSignUp

2. Breakfast at Philz Coffee
When: Sat, March 7, 9:30-10:30AM
Where: 101 Forest Ave, Palo Alto, CA 
Signup: https://forms.gle/bJq1wgo7aZQSdjpA6
Contact: Miao Zhang (miaoz18@stanford.edu)

This is event is to give grad students a relaxing time to try delicious coffee as well as meet and talk with other fellow students in the morning of Saturday.

3. GSPB Board Game Night
When: Sun, March 8, 6-8PM
Where: Havana Room, Stanford Graduate Community Center, 750 Escondido Rd, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Signup: No signup required!
Contact: Robert Wang (rwang01@stanford.edu)

The GSPB is hosting a grad-wide board game night! Relax and destress with some friendly board game competition over free food and EANABs. We'll have tons of games to choose from, but feel free to bring your own favorites too!

No RSVP required. Come and join the fun when you can and stay as long as you want! Note that food, catered by Ray's, is first come first served.

4. Afternoon Jamba Juice Run
When: Mon, March 9, 1:30-2:15PM
Where: Jamba @ Tresidder
Signup: https://forms.gle/vUDpC55aWeos6rWR6
Contact: Esther Goldstein (egolds@stanford.edu)

Let's make Monday better with some smoothies from Jamba!

5. Catered Thai Dinner
When: Wed, March 11, 7PM
Where: Graduate School Community Center Second Floor (above Ray's)
Signup: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfxgb1xf1dzt5N7P-sHuIkV7nEn2wA…
Contact: Shaked Regev (sregev@stanford.edu)

We will cater from a yet undetermined restaurant.

The event is capped at 20 people and if demand is high, attendees will be chosen by a lottery. The form will automatically collect your Stanford email.

Questions? Contact Shaked (sregev@stanford.edu) or Philipp (pmuscher@stanford.edu)

6. Lunch at BBQ101
When: Thu, March 12, 12-1PM
Where: 459 Lagunita Dr, Stanford
Signup: https://forms.gle/JvhrinJbVPaFowZN6
Contact: Chenyi Xia (chenyix@stanford.edu)

Come and try the delicious meals of barbecue beef, chicken, pork or tofu with your choice of classic barbecue sauces and sides. 

The event is capped at 12 people and if demand is high, attendees will be chosen by a lottery. You will only receive an email if selected.

7. Cécile McLorin Salvant & Darcy James Argue @ Bing
When: Fri, March 13, 7:10-9PM
Where: Bing Concert Hall (327 Lasuen Street, Stanford, CA 94305) (https://campus-map.stanford.edu/?id=08-650&lat=37.43201662281494&lng=-1…)
Signup: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSddVuyrUcELCxrPwpsN34pcKwhh5ty…
Contact: Trevor Bakker (tbakker@stanford.edu)

Make friends and enjoy world-class Jazz with GSPB! “Renowned jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant’s Ogresse, an original concert concept arranged and conducted by jazz luminary Darcy James Argue, uses Salvant’s eclectic choices, from hip-hop to Cuban to baroque idioms, coupled with her exquisite vocal gifts, for a one-of-a-kind audience experience. Touching on social themes such as the status of women and race relations today, the work is part of Renée Fleming’s VOICES series, co-commissioned by the Metropolitan Museum, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and Kennedy Center.” For a sample of her brilliance, check out Salvant’s NPR Tiny Desk Concert video on the event page!

 

 


CARDINAL NIGHTS


1. Join Cardinal Nights Mailing List

 

Subscribe to the Cardinal Night Mailing list to get more information on events and how to register for events.

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