From: The GRAD
Date: March 2
Subject: The GRAD Week 9

Week 9 | Winter 2023

Save the Date! Graduate Student Appreciation Week!

April 2nd-8th
Coming soon, we will be joining in the national celebration of Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) during the second week of the Spring Quarter! This will be a week of free events, giveaways, professional development, and so much more! Stay tuned to the @uofdenvergrad Instagram account and Crimson Connect for event announcements and sign-ups for the very popular professional headshots!

Grads Time To Game!

Are you looking for time to relax? make your way to the community commons, Graduate Student Lounge (Room 3800) on March 9, from 1 pm-3 pm. It will be all about games. Every winner of any game will get a prize. Free food from birdcall and we will have vegetarian options as well. If you are good at Bingo, birdcall gift cards, and many more magnificent prizes are for you. Come and game that stress out! Register here

March Graduation Celebration

Wednesday, March 8 (10:30 AM - 1:30 PM) | Burwell Center for Career Achievement 1st Floor Join us in celebrating the success of all the March 2023 Graduates! This includes both undergraduate and graduate students! A LinkedIn photo station and resume reviews will be available as well as snacks, beverages, giveaways, and raffle prizes including a Topo Designs Backpack and Colorado-themed artwork. Stop by any time on March 8th between 10:30 am – 1:30 pm in the Burwell Center for Career Achievement to join in the festivities as we welcome our newest grads to the DU Alumni Community! NOTE: This is NOT a commencement ceremony. More info

CAHSS Faculty + Community

Thursday, March 9 (6-7:30 p.m.) | Sturm Hall, Room 286 and on Zoom
Please join the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences for our annual Faculty + Community event, featuring brief lightning talks by four CAHSS faculty members. Each faculty member will present on their recent work or research and its impact on the public good at DU and the broader community. FACULTY PRESENTERS: Jared Del Rosso, associate professor, Departments of Sociology & Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies: "Teaching Toward Hope: What We Can Learn from the Study of Denial" Rafael Fajardo, associate professor, Department of Emergent Digital Practices: "Artful Games // Gameful Art" Carol Helstosky, professor, Departments of History, Urban Studies and Gender & Women's Studies: "Students as Researchers: Preserving the Life Histories of Colorado Veterans" Paige Lloyd, assistant professor, Department of Psychology: "Examining Race Disparities in Pain Care from a Social Psychological Perspective". More info

Explore the Metaverse With Voices of Experience

It was once a thing of science fiction, but today, the metaverse is a new frontier for companies in every sector of the business world. Join us in the Cable Center at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, for Voices of Experience, a signature event series at the Daniels College of Business. Executives from Crocs and Craig Hospital will discuss the way this new technology is making a difference in the retail and healthcare industries. The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. More info

Better Weather at Goosetown Tavern

Thursday, March 9 (8:30pm-12am) | Goosetown Tavern DU student bands Better Weather and Assistance are playing a show at a local venue, Goosetown Tavern, on March 9. They are two acts that make up DU’s lively music scene and students can see them both live! Venmo $12 per ticket w First and Last name, or use the venue’s ticket link. More info

Artists Affecting Change: Music and Poetry for Social Justice

Thursday, Mar. 9 (5:00 PM - 6:00 PM) | Community Commons Room 1600
Poet Jovan Mays will join Lamont faculty members Conrad Kehn and Richard Harris, as well as guest artist Steve Wilson (trombone), for a special event taking place in Community Commons room 1600. They will perform Kehn’s “Flood,” which was composed in response to the murder of George Floyd. The four artists will discuss and provide context for the work, and answer questions from the audience. A reception will follow the performance. More info

HerDU Registration Is Live

On March 7-8, the Women’s Coalition will host its annual conference, HerDU. Registration for the sessions is open and will feature a series of incredible speakers, including Dr. Anne DePrince who will be giving the keynote “Awareness isn’t enough: Our common cause taking action to end intimate violence.” Join us this year as we consider Justice, Action and the Future of Gender Equity. More info

Mayoral Forum 

March 14 | Maglione Hall DU is set to demonstrate our commitment to civil, open-minded political engagement by opening our campus to hosting one of a series of mayoral forums, and we hope all of you can attend. On March 14, 2023, Aaron Harber will be presenting and facilitating a conversation with Mayor Michael Hancock and four Mayoral candidates. The conversation will start with Mayor Hancock’s twelve years in office and his advice to mayoral candidates. Mayor Hancock’s portion of the forum will be followed up by a discussion with the candidates facilitated by Harber. The forum will be hosted in Maglione Hall and will be filmed for prime-time broadcast on PBS 12, Colorado Public Television, and Channel 12. If you are interested in attending the forum, doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with a scheduled start time of 6:00 p.m.

WINNERS of the Intl' Women's Day Sticker Competition

Wednesday, March 8 (9:30 -3:00 pm) | Table outside of Sturm Hall
The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures celebrates International Women's Day and congratulates the winners of the Sticker Competition. First, second, and third places won $100, $75, and $50 dollars and the winner's design has been transferred onto stickers which will be given away at our outside table in front of Sturm Hall on Wed March 8 from 9:30 to 3 pm. Come by! Celebrate International Women's day and get a sticker! More info


National Geographic Live featuring Alicia Odewale

Monday, March 30 (7:30 pm-9 pm) | Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Archaeologist Alicia Odewale uncovers stories of resilience in the hundred years since the attack on Black Wall Street in Tulsa's vibrant Greenwood district. Learn how archaeology can be used as a tool for reclaiming a narrative and pursuing restorative justice. More info

Michelle DeYoung

Thursday, March 30 (7:30 pm-9:30 pm) | Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Grammy-winner mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung performs a vocal recital with pianist Cody Guy Garrison. A Colorado native, DeYoung will be performing a wide-ranging repertoire including the work of Korngold. Students, use promo code DUST for $15 tickets. More info

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Monday, March 27 (7:30 pm-9:30 pm) | Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Passionate expression. Thrilling athleticism. Paul Taylor Dance Company is one of the world's most renowned modern dance ensembles. Students use promo code DUST for $15 tickets. More info

Lamont Wind Ensemble - Sustainability Concert

Wednesday, March 8 (7:30 PM) | Newman Center, Gates Concert Hall
Lamont Wind Ensemble - Sustainability Concert Wednesday, March 8, 7:30 p.m. Gates Concert Hall In a collaboration with the DU Center for Sustainability, this program expresses each composer's aspiration to communicate the grandeur of our natural world, the deep spiritual connection we can all experience with nature, and the fear and urgency that accompanies a call for greater attention to sustainability. More info

Hiring: Program Assistant for Office of Student Employment

The Office of Student Employment is looking to hire a program assistant to help with programming and training for student employees and their supervisors on campus. We want to keep making student employment at DU better, and we want your help to do it! Apply here by March 6th and please direct any questions to!

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