From: The GRAD Hub
Date: April 4
Subject: The GRAD Week 1

The Grad

Spring | Week 1

National Student Employment Week

April 8 - 12 | 
This National Student Employment Week (April 8 - 12), join the Office of Student Employment in celebrating all our student employees and supervisors on campus! Programming includes a training on workplace conflict management, a Hot Ones-inspired employer panel, and free informational interviews! More info

Teach-In Series: War and Trauma

Tuesday, April 9 (4:30-6:30 p.m.) | Craig Hall, Community Room
Please join Dean Lisa Reyes Mason, Graduate School of Social Work, and Provost Mary Clark for War and Trauma, the second Teach-In Series event, on Tuesday, April 9th, 2024, from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in Craig Hall Community Room. This event will explore the multiple impacts of trauma to people living through it, in war zones and beyond drawing on a panel of DU faculty experts. Key themes will be presented by experts with time for audience participation in questions and answers. Pizza dinner will be served. The series is co-hosted by the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Science, Graduate School of Social Work, Joseph Korbel School of International Studies, and the Provost’s Office. More Info

Eid al-Fitr

April 9 |
Eid al-Fitr, celebrated on April, marks the end of Ramadan for Muslims. It is a joyous occasion observed with special prayers, festive meals, and acts of charity. The day signifies the breaking of the fast and the joyous culmination of a period of spiritual reflection and self-discipline.

happening this week & next


Friday, April 5
Start End   Event         Location
12:00pm 1:00pm Trans Lunch Private Location (sign in to display)
Monday, April 8
6:00pm 7:00pm All Recovery Pathways Meeting Private Location (sign in to display)
Tuesday, April 9
4:00pm 5:30pm What's Next For First-Gen? Fellowship! Private Location (sign in to display)
Wednesday, April 10
6:00pm 8:00pm Arts and Crafts with TCC Private Location (sign in to display)
Friday, April 12
12:00pm 1:00pm Trans Lunch Private Location (sign in to display)
Saturday, April 13
8:00pm 12:00am Barristers Ball 2024 - Law Prom Private Location (sign in to display)
Monday, April 15
12:00pm 2:00pm Puppy Play Pens with PAWsitive Recovery Private Location (sign in to display)
6:00pm 7:00pm All Recovery Pathways Meeting Private Location (sign in to display)
6:00pm 8:00pm Social Justice 101: Disney Edition (FREE Meal/Drink Voucher) Private Location (register to display)
Wednesday, April 17
4:00pm 5:30pm DEI in the Contemporary Media Landscape with Dr. Chris Bell Private Location (sign in to display)
4:30pm 5:30pm Rainbow Rendezvous Private Location (sign in to display)

Themed Skates for Saturday Nights

| Joy Burns Arena
Transform your Saturdays all April long with our specially-themed Skate Nights, designed with you and your favs in mind. Each session runs from 8 to 9:30 PM at Joy Burns Arena, featuring the following themes: • 04/06: Spring Break – Start with a splash; beach vibes on ice. • 04/13: Swiftie Skate – Skate to the beat of T-Swift's greatest hits. • 04/20: Après Ski – Capture the chill of the ski lodge right here at home. • 04/27: Pajama Party – Close out the month in your comfiest PJs. Gather your squad and hit the ice for nights filled with music, themes, and vibes that every student will love. From Swifties to ski enthusiasts to those looking to skate in PJs, we crafted these nights for you. Make your Saturday nights legendary this April! More Info

Social Justice After Dark

| various
Social Justice Education (SJE) has announced its Spring 2024 schedule for Social Justice After Dark, a series of FREE evening workshops for ALL students beginning April 15, 2024. At each training, students will receive a FREE voucher redeemable either at the Community Commons dining hall or Starbucks. There will also be fun underwater-themed giveaways at each session! Students who complete 3 out of 5 workshops within 12 months will receive a FREE swag bag (including SJE branded long sleeve, tote bag, koozies, and custom stickers). Students can register on CrimsonConnect by scanning the QR code on the flyer or visiting here.

Storytelling, Women's Leadership, & Social Change Through Dance

Thursday, April 11th (12:15-1:30pm) | Maglione Hall (Sie Complex 5025)
How do we express our identity, form empathy for and with those of different backgrounds, and create social change when words fail? Within the arts world and beyond, how can we project and uplift the voices of people of color, who have historically been excluded from these industries, stages, and platforms? Join us on Thursday, April 11th, from 12:15-1:30pm for this dynamic conversation with performance group Urban Bush Women about art activism and diplomacy through dance and storytelling. This will be our final Cultural Diplomacy event of the year! Light lunch will be provided.More Info

Urban Bush Women

Friday, April 12 (7:30pm-9:30pm) | Newman Center for the Performing Arts
This Brooklyn based dance ensemble celebrates women (+) and members of the African diaspora in their groundbreaking work. $15 tickets for students using promo code DUST at More Info

Nuclear Threats & the Future of Arms Control

Thursday, April 25th (5:30pm-7pm, doors open at 5) | Maglione Hall (Sie 5025)
Join the Sié Center for a new event in Maglione Hall on the evening of Thursday, April 25th! Nuclear threats by Russia during the war in Ukraine, along with expanding nuclear arsenals across the world – especially in China and the Indo-Pacific – have brought nuclear weapons back to the forefront of international security. How has the nuclear landscape changed in the last few years and what should we expect going forward? Is there a future for arms control? Is the non-proliferation order safe and stable? Have new technologies exacerbated or ameliorated the threat we face from nuclear weapons today? Join experts Dr. Scott Sagan (Stanford), Dr. Matthew Fuhrmann (Texas A & M), and Dr. Debak Das (Korbel) for a wide-ranging discussion on nuclear politics and the future of arms control, moderated by Sié Center director Marie Berry. Doors open at 5pm and programming begins at 5:30; hors d'oeuvres will be served. More Info

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

Did you receive excellent academic advising last quarter? Nominate your advisor 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 your advisor here. More Info

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

| Zoom and 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. We are hosting three information sessions on April 16th, May 1st, and May 30th for interested students. You can register using link below or the QR code on the attached flyer. Since Fulbright requires institutional nomination, applicants must work with our office to get DU's endorsement. You can contact us for help at More Info

Lamont Opera Theatre presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by Benjamin Britten

Thursday, April 25 to Sunday, April 28 | Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Gates Concert Hall
Deep in the forest, Oberon and Tytania, the fairy king and queen, are quarreling. Oberon enlists his henchman Puck to find a magic plant and cast a spell on Tytania. Meanwhile, four Athenian lovers run away to the forest, and they are quickly entwined in Puck’s trickery. Join Lamont Opera Theatre and Lamont Symphony Orchestra performers for magic, mischief, romance, and sheer enchantment in Benjamin Britten’s setting of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at 2:30 p.m. More Info

Alumni Social at Club Men's Lacrosse Game

Saturday, April 6 4:00 PM start, 5:30 PM ball drop | Peter Barton Lacrosse Field
Keep the energy up for DU sports! Our No. 15 DU Club Men's Lacrosse team is gearing up for a showdown against MSU Denver on April 6th at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. Doors open at 4:00 PM with ball drop at 5:30 PM. We hope you'll come show your pride with your favorite vintage DU gear and cheer the team to victory. - Rally with your classmates - Connect with clubs, students, and alumni - Play yard games and activities - Rep your DU style Register now through Crimson Connect and come dressed in your favorite vintage DU gear to show your support for our incredible team. More Info


CAPE Gala Fundraiser

4.12.24 7-9pm | CCOM 1700
The Center for Advocacy, Prevention, and Empowerment is holding a Gala on Friday April 12th 7-9pm in our very own CCOM 1st floor Grand Forum. All Proceeds from the event will go to the CAPE Survivor Fund, which directly benefits those at DU impacted by interpersonal violence. The Gala will include an Advocacy Awards Ceremony, Fundraising for the CAPE Survivor Fund, Survivor Stories, Community Partner Recognition, Networking, Live music, delicious h'ors d'oeuvre, and Therapy Dogs! More Info

Collegiate Recovery Week

Monday, April 15-Friday, April 19 | Community Commons
Please join the Collegiate Recovery Program for a week of events to celebrate Collegiate Recovery Week! All events are listed on Crimson Connect and include puppy play pens, tabling, coffee sampling, Opioid Overdose Response Training, and yoga. For more information, email

Faculty Recital: Alice Yoo, cello & Hsiao-Ling Lin, piano

Sunday, April 14 (4:30 PM - 6:30 PM) | Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Hamilton Recital Hall
Join us for this program that includes works by Bach and Prokofiev! Cellist Alice Yoo has been warmly hailed for her sensitive musicianship, expressive nuance, and passionate commitment to teaching. She has performed extensively throughout the United States and abroad as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. Hsiao-Ling Lin's active performing career has taken her to Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall, Isabella Stewart Garden Museum and Jordan Hall in Boston, the Chicago Symphony Hall and Chicago Cultural Center, Sendai Cultural Center in Japan, and the Rachmaninoff Hall in Russia. $12, free for students & faculty. More Info

DU at home: home athletics events this week
Other News & Updates from Around Campus

Community Commons Events Team Spring Drop-In Hours

| Community Commons Operations Suite, RM 1207
Looking for help planning an event or have questions about our event spaces? Come visit the Community Commons Events Team during their drop-in hours in CCOM 1207 (by the Welcome Desk): Monday's from 11:45am-1:45pm with Katherine Tuesday's from 12:00-2:00pm with Osbin Tuesday's from 4:00-6:00pm with Eden Wednesday's from 5:30-7:30pm with Jazzy Thursday's from 3:00-5:00pm with Elitzy.

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