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GRAD ANNOUNCE, November 2019

GRAD ANNOUNCE, November 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. Grad 201: Emotional Intelligence for Healthy Relationship, Nov 5
3. Contemplation By Design Summit, Oct 29 – Nov 7
4. Community Associate Info Session, Nov 7
5. SARA Biweekly Drop-In Office Hours for Graduate Students

VICE PROVOST FOR GRADUATE EDUCATION (VPGE)
1. Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity (DDRO)
2. Fellows Forum, Nov. 4
3. Quick Bytes, Nov. 7, Nov. 19
4. Leaders in Higher Education: Three Different Paths to the Same Presidency, Nov. 13
5. Why Smart People Suffer from Imposter Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It, Nov. 14
6. Academic Chats, Nov. 20
7. Professional Development and Interdisciplinary Learning Courses
8. Haas Center’s Graduate Student Workshops
9. Hume Center for Writing and Speaking: Resources for Graduate Students

GRADUATE STUDENT COUNCIL (GSC)
1. New GSC Calendar
2. Graduate Student Funding Committee
3. Questions, comments, concerns?

GRADUATE STUDENT PROGRAMMING BOARD (GSPB)
1. Nov 2 - Saturday Hike at Coal Mine Ridge
2. Nov 2 - Stanford Diwali!
3. Nov 6 - Indian food dinner, on campus
4. Nov 5 - Discover Downtown: Kirk's SteakBurgers + Babka by Ayelet
5. Nov 6 - Dinner at The Counter
6. Nov 6 - Movie Night: Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)
7. Nov 7 - Teaching Abroad w/ the Science Corps!
8. Nov 8 - Blend Together - Med Campus Fall Social
9. Nov 16 - Pick Your Own Movie

All student-hosted events are sponsored by the Graduate Student Programming Board.

 

CARDINAL NIGHTS
1. Cardinal Nights Fall Quarter Schedule 2019
2. Cardinal Nights 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. Grad 201: Emotional Intelligence for Healthy Relationships

“Emotional intelligence is the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one's emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. Come here from Donovan Yisrael of Wellbeing at Stanford about how understanding EI and the skills that support it can help you improve your relationships with others. These can be relationships with roommates, cohort members, friends, or advisors.

Please let us know if you will be in attendance at our program Grad 201: Emotional Intelligence for Healthy Relationships.

Date: Nov 5th
Time: 12:00-1:00pm (lunch served at 11:45)
Location: Kingscote Gardens, Rm 306

Learn more about our facilitator Donovan Yisrael (https://vaden.stanford.edu/people/donnovan-somera-yisrael-89-ma)

Please contact Roselyn Thomas, GLO Assistant Dir of Programs, for any disability-related accommodations for this event. She can be reached at rrthomas@stanford.edu.

 

3. Contemplation By Design Summit, Oct. 29 – Nov. 7

 

Free events will be offered October 29 – November 7, 2019 to bring the Stanford community together in experiences that further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. Quiet the striving mind and refresh yourself through contemplation. Experience ways of being that nourish and sustain wise, purposeful engagement.

Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited. Please register to reserve your place in the sessions. Please see the Stanford Events Calendar for updates on session descriptions and locations.

Find out more at this link: https://contemplation.stanford.edu/summit.php

4. Community Associate Info Session, Nov. 7

Interested in student leadership opportunities? Want to get involved in the grad community? Apply to be a Community Associate! Come to next week’s info session to learn about eligibility requirements, what it means to be a CA (from current CAs), and what being a CA will look like in the new EVGR buildings.

Event Details:
o When: November 7, 2019
o Where: Havana Room, GCC (750 Escondido Rd)
o Time: 5pm –6:30pm

o For more information, go to the Community Associates application site. Applications for New CAs will open in Winter quarter. If you have questions please feel free to contact the Graduate Life Office (GLO) at 650-736-7078 or graduatelifeoffice@stanford.edu.

5. SARA Office Hours for Graduate Students

The Office of Sexual Assault & Relationship Abuse Education and Response (SARA) is hosting biweekly drop-in office hours for graduate students to offer a more accessible location to connect with our team. Please see details below and contact nkalley@stanford.edu with any questions!

• School of Medicine, D-CORE (Lane Library, Room L002A, downstairs next to the Tech Bar): 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 12-2 pm
o Dates for Fall Quarter: October 17; November 7; November 21; December 5; December 19
• Law School, Crown Building, Room 245: 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 12-2 pm
o Dates for Fall Quarter: October 24; November 14; December 12
• Coming to the GSB Soon!

Snacks provided while supplies last.

 


VICE PROVOST FOR GRADUATE EDUCATION ANNOUNCEMENTS:


1. Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity (DDRO)
Is your doctoral dissertation on a diversity-related topic, such as income disparity, educational equity, or political or ethnic discrimination? Apply for DDRO funds to cover research expenses related to the completion of your dissertation. Application deadline: Tues., Nov. 5.

2. Fellows Forum, Nov. 4
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. Mon., Nov. 4: Fun and Effective Networking. 5-6 PM; dinner and networking to follow. Register in advance.

3. Quick Bytes, Nov. 7, Nov. 19
Get valuable professional development wisdom that you can apply right away! Interactive Quick Bytes sessions cover a variety of topics. Thurs., Nov. 7: Creating a Flourishing Life; Tues., Nov. 19: Effective Slide Design and Delivery. 12-1:15 PM; lunch provided. Register in advance.

4. Leaders in Higher Education: Three Different Paths to the Same Presidency, Nov. 13
Meet Foothill College’s 5th, 6th, and 7th presidents at this panel presentation. Learn about their personal and professional experiences, and how they became president of one of the most highly-rated community colleges in the country. Wed., Nov. 13, 4-5 PM. Registration deadline: Sun., Nov. 10.

5. Why Smart People Suffer from Imposter Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It, Nov. 14
Have you ever thought the success you’ve achieved was a fluke/luck/good timing, or that you’ve done a good job of fooling people to believe you are more intelligent than you actually are? Learn how to combat the imposter syndrome and increase your confidence. Thurs., Nov. 14, 4:30-6 PM. Registration deadline: Sun., Nov. 10.

6. Academic Chats, Nov. 20
Could a faculty career be in your future? Explore the skills and experience to help you prepare at Academic Chats. Wed., Nov. 20: University-Community Relationships. 12-1:15 PM; lunch provided. Register in advance.

7. Professional Development and Interdisciplinary Learning Courses
Explore more courses. Take advantage of Stanford’s open course enrollment culture to take courses with faculty and students from across campus. Build your skills in communication, leadership/management, teaching, and more.

8. Haas Center’s Graduate Student Workshops
Develop your skills as a community-engaged scholar, and explore career paths with a focus on community-based research.

9. 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.

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.

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. Graduate Student Funding Committee
Looking to get connected with graduate student organizations on campus?
Curious about how student organizations put on events?
Join the Graduate Student Council Funding Committee!

You will need to be available every Monday night (and some Tuesday nights if Monday is a holiday) during the quarter in the fall, winter, and spring quarters 2019-2020 as well as every other week during summer quarter 2019 in accordance with the Graduate Student Council meeting schedule.

Your job will be pretty easy - just taking notes during the meeting as we meet with different student organizations to plan their events and the funding for those events. Your other responsibility will be attending/auditing GSC-funded events (4 per quarter) and reporting back to the Funding Committee.
This is a great way to get more involved with graduate student life! There is also a stipend associated with this position!

Contact GSC Funding Chair Amina Ly <aminaly@stanford.edu> for more information!
3. Questions, comments, concerns?
Reach us at gsc-chair@assu.stanford.edu

 


GRADUATE STUDENT PROGRAMMING BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS:


1) Saturday Hike at Coal Mine Ridge
When: Saturday, Nov 2, 9:30AM-12:30PM
Where: Coal Mine Ridge (carpool leaves from GCC)
Signup: https://forms.gle/aq9MoRDucgn7zoAK9
Contact: Scott Zhang (zhangsc@stanford.edu)

Let's escape the Stanford/Palo Alto bubble, hike up the foothills, and enjoy the lovely fall weather!

We will hike the Toyon and Old Spanish Trails (4.0 miles, 670 ft elevation gain), only 20 minute drive from Stanford. Moderate difficulty. Full trail info.

Carpool and snacks will be provided.

2) Stanford Diwali!
When: Saturday, Nov 2, 5:00pm-11:59pm
Where: MemChu, WhitePlaza, and Old Union Ballroom
Signup: https://www.facebook.com/events/718932378567980/
Contact: Krishna Rao (kkrao@stanford.edu)

We are celebrating an Indian Festival filled with cultural performances @MemChu, free Indian dinner @WhitePlaza and DJ Night @OldUnion Ballroom. More details in signup link.

3) Indian food dinner, on campus
When: Wednesday, Nov 6, 7PM
Where: Graduate Community Center Second Floor (above Ray's)
Signup: https://forms.gle/xxNpSBpfSxTFMMWSA
Contact: Shaked Regev (sregev@stanford.edu)

We will cater from a yet undetermined restaurant (probably Darbar).

Date and Time: Nov 6th, 7PM
Location: Graduate School Community Center Second Floor (above Ray's)

The event is capped at 15 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)

4) Discover Downtown: Kirk's SteakBurgers + Babka by Ayelet
When: Tuesday, Nov 5, 6:30-8PM
Where: Kirk's SteakBurgers, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301. (Town & Country Village).
Signup: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12-rsR2HtdBvGk4vX5zUNW3xKo1X0g2vqr8y_kq…
Contact: Anex Jose, Vince Pane (anexjose@stanford.edu, vpane@stanford.edu)

Meet new people while enjoying a dinner at Kirk's SteakBurgers and Babka cake from Babka by Ayelet afterwards (optional), in Town & Country Village, Palo Alto.

Date and Time: 05 Nov, 6:30 PM
Location: Kirk's SteakBurgers, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301.

The event is capped at 10 people and if demand is high, attendees will be chosen by a lottery. Only those selected in the lottery can attend the event. The total budget cap per person is $ 15 ($ 13.5 + Tax).
Questions? contact Anex Jose (anexjose@stanford.edu) and Vince Pane (vpane@stanford.edu)

5) Dinner at The Counter
When: Wednesday, Nov 6, 6-7PM
Where: The Counter (https://goo.gl/maps/5CUMAVd2kCKJZTtaA)
Signup: https://forms.gle/PAwqYMs2dQdefkXS7
Contact: Esther Goldstein (egolds@stanford.edu)

Let's have dinner at The Counter (California Ave location)!

This event is capped to 10 people, and if the demand is high a lottery will be performed. By entering the lottery, you understand that GSPB will cover up to $15 (including tax).

6) Movie Night: Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)
When: Wednesday, Nov 6, 6:30-10PM
Where: Showtime Icon Theater. 2575 California St #90, Mountain View, CA 94040
Signup: https://forms.gle/Wzq3pNPMqqwTKuD27
Contact: Robert Wang (rwang01@stanford.edu)

Please join us for another exciting movie night! This time we will be watching the upcoming blockbuster: Terminator: After Dark. Directed by Tim Miller and produced by James Cameron. You already know this will be a good one. See trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxy8udgWRmo

This event is capped at 20 people, and if the demand is high a lottery will be performed. Please RSVP before Sunday (Nov 3). I will send out the confirmation emails Monday morning (Nov 4). You must have a valid student ID to attend this event as the movie tickets are for students only.

Also note that we will be carpooling to the theater in Mountain View. It’s about a 15-minute drive. Please indicate on the signup form if you are willing to offer other student rides.

Movie synopsis from Paramount Pictures:
27 years after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, a new, modified liquid metal Terminator (Gabriel Luna) is sent from the future by Skynet in order to terminate Dani Ramos (Natalia Reyes), a hybrid cyborg human (Mackenzie Davis), and her friends. Sarah Connor comes to their aid, as well as the original Terminator, for a fight for the future.

7) Teaching Abroad with the Science Corps!
When: Thursday, Nov 7, 7:30-9:30PM
Where: Escondido Village Cottage Room, 150 Comstock Circle, Stanford, CA, 94305
Signup: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1jXoxnQIFuZhigcAmkFcp0Waq0ISsucmFZThA-…
Contact: Ariel Jacobs (abjacobs@stanford.edu)

An informational session about funding opportunities with the Science Corps for recent-PhD graduates to teach science abroad. This organization provides a 6-month fellowship for PhD scientists to develop science curricula in underprivileged communities, host workshops, design and implement pedagogical experiments and teach classes. The co-founder of the Science Corps and first fellow Ben Rubin will be discussing his experiences teaching in the Philippines. This event is capped at 20 people, and if the demand is high a lottery will be performed. Pizza will be included!

8) Blend Together - Med Campus Fall Social
When: Friday, Nov 8, 12-1PM
Where: Blend Eatery Stanford (https://www.yelp.com/biz/blend-eatery-stanford-2)
Signup: https://forms.gle/S8a6jNGvKU1ME67V6
Contact: Molly Uyeda and Alice Yu (mjuyeda@stanford.edu, ayu1@stanford.edu)

Come take a break, meet other students near the med school campus, and try the new yummy Blend Eatery Restaurant!

9) Pick Your Own Movie
GSPB Pick Your Own Movie
When: Saturday, Nov 16th, 10:30am-2:00pm
Where: Cinemark Redwood Downtown 20 (825 Middlefield Road)
Signup: Must be a member of the GSPB mailing list to receive invite to reserve tickets. Tickets will open on Nov 3rd. Please sign up for the mailing list by going to http://bit.ly/GSPBSignUp
Contact: GSPB Coordinators gspb.stanford@gmail.com
Check out a new movie with friends on us! Register for free tickets to local Cinemark movie theaters. Connect with friends in small groups on Saturday to see a movie. Travel via a free shuttle from the GCC or drive yourself.


CARDINAL NIGHTS


1. Cardinal Nights Fall Quarter 2019 Schedule
• 11/1 – Harriet/Terminator: Dark Fate Private Screening
• 11/8 – Spiderman: Far From Home Screening
• 11/9 – Stanford Night at the Sharks
• 11/14 – Glow Mini Golf
• 11/15 – Paint Night Studio
• 11/21 – Frozen II Private Screening
• 12/6 – Stress Less
• 12/7 – WinterFest at Great America

Questions? Contact CardinalNights@stanford.edu

2.   Join Cardinal Nights Mailing List
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