From: The GRAD Hub
Date: May 16
Subject: The GRAD Week 7



The Grad

Spring | Week 7

Campus Safety Announcement

A comprehensive review and engagement process has resulted in a report outlining DU’s upcoming improvements to our campus safety model. These improvements have been approved and will move forward as outlined in the report. Upcoming actions: DU’s campus safety officers will not carry firearms, which is in line with the model we have today. In the case of an active shooter on campus, trained campus safety officers will have access to firearms stored securely on campus, with strict protocols for their use. The development of a new 24/7 mental health response model to better respond to calls for behavioral and mental health concerns.  Increased campus safety transparency and engagement with the DU community. Read more from the Chancellor Here
 

Grad Grab & Gather Picnic

Tuesday, May. 21 (3:00 PM - 5:00 PM) | Campus Green
Join the Office of Student Engagement for an exciting picnic on Campus Green on May 21, 2024, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Free food and picnic blankets will be provided, and there will also be Minute to Win It games and prizes available. Register Here

Grad Cafe

Thursday, May 16. (2:00 PM-4:00 PM) | Community Commons, Room 3800
Attention graduate students! Come and join the Office of Student Engagement in the Community Commons on Thursday, May 16th, for the Grad Cafe event from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Come and enjoy free coffee while connecting with fellow graduate students.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Thursday, May 30 (12:00pm-1:00pm | Room details will be sent to registered participants
DU's Office of Scholar Development & Fellowship Advising is promoting the Fulbright U.S. Student Program that provides awards to support a year abroad during the Academic Year 2025-2026. It offers opportunities in over 140 countries in four major categories (along with some special awards): 1. Study/Degree program (such as earning a Master's at certain schools abroad) 2. Research 3. Creative or Performing Arts 4. English Teaching Assistantships Applicants can be graduating seniors, alumni, and graduate students. Register using the link for our information session on May 30th. Can't make it? Register your interest and we'll be in touch. Since Fulbright requires institutional nomination, applicants must work with our office to get DU's endorsement. You can contact us for help with your applications at fellowships@du.edu. More info
 

happening this week & next

Events

Thursday, May 16
Start End   Event         Location
5:00pm 7:00pm FIRST@DU End-of-Year BBQ Private Location (sign in to display)
6:00pm 7:00pm History Club Weekly Meeting Private Location (sign in to display)
Friday, May 17
12:00pm 1:00pm Trans Lunch Private Location (sign in to display)
12:00pm 1:00pm Weekly Bible Study Anderson Academic Commons
1:30pm 3:30pm Tour Google with NSBE Private Location (sign in to display)
6:00pm 7:30pm Weekly Community Dinner Private Location (sign in to display)
6:30pm 10:00pm Board Game Club Weekly Meeting Private Location (sign in to display)
Saturday, May 18
12:00pm 5:00pm DU Arcade Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science
Monday, May 20
6:00pm 8:00pm Queer & Ally Level 2 (FREE Meal/Drink Voucher) Private Location (register to display)
Tuesday, May 21
4:30pm 6:00pm The Men of Color Meet-Up (Dinner) Private Location (sign in to display)
Thursday, May 23
6:00pm 7:00pm History Club Weekly Meeting Private Location (sign in to display)
Friday, May 24
12:00pm 1:00pm Trans Lunch Private Location (sign in to display)
12:00pm 1:00pm Weekly Bible Study Anderson Academic Commons
6:00pm 7:30pm Weekly Community Dinner Private Location (sign in to display)
6:30pm 10:00pm Board Game Club Weekly Meeting Private Location (sign in to display)
Thursday, May 30
2:00pm 5:00pm The Mindful Mile Private Location (sign in to display)
4:00pm 7:00pm SVA/ODS Backyard Games Private Location (sign in to display)

Langar@DU and Sikhlens Film Festival

Saturday, June 1 (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM) | Graduation Green, west of the Daniels College of Business
Dear DU community members, This year’s Langar@DU and Sikhlens Film Festival, a community event organized by students in partnership with Colorado Sikhs, will be taking place Saturday, June 1, from 11:30am to 1:30pm on Graduation Green, west of the Daniels College of Business. As part of the course COMN 2040 Inclusive Community, students work alongside each other and community partners to plan and execute an event that celebrates community and inclusiveness. The students invite all members of the DU community and their friends and family to join them in enjoying free food, fun activities, and a Sikhlens film festival. For more information about the event and to register, please visit their website! Langar (pronounced Lung-ger) is a Sikh practice that highlights several tenets of Sikhism including service and respect towards all people regardless of their race, religion, sexuality, gender or class. Through Langar, attendees are served a free meal to enjoy with other members of the community in an experience that brings everyone together. This event is open to all, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and DU neighbors. All are welcome! Guests are invited to drop in at any time during the event to partake in delicious food and exciting activities! Sikhlens will be presenting Sikh independent films throughout the event, including the premiere of Rhymes with Hunger, a documentary following the 2023 Langar@DU event. Volunteers needed! Upon arrival, volunteer duties will be distributed to those interested. More Info

Introducing the 2024-25 Newman Center Presents season

| Newman Center for the Performing Arts
The 2024-25 Newman Center Presents season has been announced! From bluegrass star Andrew Marlin to Broadway legend Patti LuPone, the season promises something for everyone. Dance lovers can look forward to Montreal's RUBBERBAND, while jazz enthusiasts having 6x GRAMMY winner Billy Childs coming our way. Students have access to $15 tickets for all Newman Center Presents performances starting June 28 (promo code DUST at promo.newmantix.com). More info
 

Nominate an Advisor for the Provost's Award for Excellence in Academic Advising

Do you know an outstanding academic advisor on campus? Nominate them for the Provost's Award for Excellence in Academic Advising. Graduate and undergraduate faculty and staff academic advisors, for whom advising is at least a portion of their responsibilities, are eligible to be nominated. Nominate an advisor here.
 

Other News & Updates from Around Campus

Summer in Colorado

Summer at DU means adventure. Biking, hiking, kayaking, four National Parks, and more are right at your doorstep when you study on campus this summer, plus the chance to get ahead on your degree. Summer courses are flexible, with in-person, hybrid, and online options offered over nine different sessions. [CTA] Register for summer classes now at du.edu/Colorado-summer. More info
 

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