November 2017

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

CAPS and BGWA are coming together for Mindful Mondays! We will be meeting in the Graduate Student Center - third floor conference room. Our session will cover the following topics:

  • Exploring the impact of oppression on women
  • Fostering a sense of community and empowerment
  • Providing wellness practices for managing stress
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4:23 pm - 8:00 pm

As the holidays approach, SCRWP is hosting a Dinner & Discussion on "How to Respond to Racism from Family". We'll start with two groups for people of color and white folks to discuss separately the barriers to addressing race-related issues with family and overcoming complicity, then we'll unite in one group to discuss the issues all together and debrief on conversational dynamics in multi-racial spaces. 

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9:30 am - 11:00 am

"Academics who write for 30 minutes a day produce, on average, more peer-reviewed publications than academics who write for big blocks of time. But the 'snacks' have to be regular — 45 minutes once a week doesn't work, but 45 minutes a day 5 days a week does wonders."--Maria Gardiner & Hugh Kearns, Nature, 2011

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lattes with the Ladies is a series of coffee chats held by Penn Graduate Women in Science and Engineering where you have a chance to meet female scientists from a variety of careers. Please note, the meetings are capped at eight students to ensure that everyone is able to take part in the conversation.

Lauren is a computational biology postdoctoral fellow in the oncology research group at Janssen Research & Development. Come talk with her about her experience in data science and her new career at Janssen!

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5:21 pm - 10:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join GAPSA IDEAL Friday, November 10, 2017 for our biannual All Access Party! This Fall, we'll be at the Pyramid Club, atop a 52-story skyscraper in Center City. Join us for cocktails, incredible views of the city, and general celebration of our campus-wide affinity groups!

This event is 21+ only. You must bring a government-issued ID.

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE!

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9:30 am - 11:00 am

"Academics who write for 30 minutes a day produce, on average, more peer-reviewed publications than academics who write for big blocks of time. But the 'snacks' have to be regular — 45 minutes once a week doesn't work, but 45 minutes a day 5 days a week does wonders."--Maria Gardiner & Hugh Kearns, Nature, 2011

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3:00 pm

Join E.E. Just for our Fall Seminar Series:

Daniel Colon-Ramos, PhD

"Cell biological changes at the synapse allow C. elegans to form a memory"

Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Yale School of Medicine

Co-founded Ciencia Puerto Rico

Reception will follow the seminar outside in the commons area.

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Black Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (BGAPSA) and Association of Black Social Workers (ABSW), invite you to participate in a two-hour workshop, Trauma 101: Becoming Trauma Aware, taught by Lakeside Global Institute and funded by United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ).

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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 

“But Dad, Why was He shot?” Racial Socialization and the Psychosocial Wellbeing of Black Youth

Dr. Riana Anderson
Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California

- Although no magic formula exists for helping youth of color get through the racial dynamics of our society, Dr. Anderson will discuss a few things that research tells us is useful. She will also discuss how this stress impacts emerging adults and parents, and what strategies can be waged from a family or community level to address these problems. 

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5:10 pm - 8:30 pm

 

A lecture on black boys and education. The course will intentionally draw linkages between the pervasive undervaluing and criminalization of black boys and men in society and how those same patterns are evident in school, college, and university settings.

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