GSG has funding for full– and part-time graduate students at Creighton University who are presenting at an academic conference. Funding for full-time students will include up to $500 for travel/lodging and up to $200 for registration and abstract fees, with the total not to exceed $700. Funding for part-time students includes up to $250 for travel/lodging and up to $200 in registration and abstract fees, with the total not to exceedi$450. Note: GSG does not reimburse for food expenses. Follow this link to find out how to receiving funding—https:// www.creighton.edu/?id=47107
In the fight against cancer, silence is the last thing we need. Come join GSG for a Relay for Life event to honor cancer survivors, promote how individuals can reduce their cancer risk, and raise money to help end cancer. The event will be held at the KFC on March 28 at 6:00 pm.
Get the new CUMail! No more irritating "overage" emails. Go to http://newcumail.creighton.edu/
1. Tap on the "Go get it" button.
2. Once longed into AMI tap "Migrate me to the new CUMail"
3. You're done! Pass this information on to another Creighton friend and enjoy!
NOTE: To learn how to reconfigure your phone, go to http://newcumail.creighton.edu and to login to your email once you’ve moved, use the new URL (http://outlook.office365.com/owa/creighton.edu)
The GSG is seeking committee members for the Service Committee, Social Committee, and Finance Committee. For descriptions of these committees, please visit the following webpage https://www.creighton.edu/gradschool/currentstudentinfo/gsg/committees/index.php.
If you are interesting in serving on a committee, please contact Katie Langenfeld (KatieLangenfeld@creighton.edu). Include in your message: 1) the name of your graduate program, 2) when you expect to graduate, 3) what committee(s) would you be interested in serving on, and 4) any previous experience you have that would help you as a committee member.
The Application for Degree for May and August graduates is now open in NEST. To apply go to: Student Login/Student Services/Student Records/Degree Application and Graduation Participation via the NEST. Students graduating in May need to submit a degree application by February 15, 2014. August graduates wishing to participate in the May Hooding/Commencement ceremony can apply through March 15, 2014. August graduates NOT planning to participate in any May ceremonies can submit their application through June 15, 2014.
A message from President Lannon: Project Homeless Connect Omaha is a one-day event hosted by Creighton on Friday, March 28, 2014, from 8 a.m. – 2:30 pm that connects homeless individuals in our community to services including: housing, health care, legal resources, employment counseling, haircuts, Social Security, dental care. General volunteers are needed for set-up, clean-up, greeting, directing, registering, and serving food, among other positions. Most volunteers will serve as “navigators” and assist guests in filling out a basic intake form and staying with them through the process of accessing services. Health care professionals who can offer their skills are also needed. Volunteers can sign up to help in the morning, afternoon, or all day http://blogs.creighton.edu/ccsj/project-homeless-connect-omaha/volunteer-registration/. Registration will be open through Thursday, March 20th, or until volunteer capacity is reached. Questions - about the event or about volunteering for the event - should be directed to PHCO@Creighton.edu.
The History Graduate Student Association at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln would like to invite Creighton Graduate Students to join them at the ninth annual James A. Rawley Conference in Humanities, on March 14-15, 2014 at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln’s City Campus. This year’s conference theme is “The Impact of Interaction: Exploring Cultural Convergence” and will include a keynote address by Dr. Bernadette Andrea, a professor of English at the University of Texas at San Antonio. We invite all interested students—both senior undergraduate and graduate students—to submit a 250-word abstract and one page C.V. for topics covering historical encounters between communities, cultures, classes, or individuals, from sharing and exchange to conflict and misunderstanding. Send the abstract and one-page C.V. to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 10, 2014. The official call for papers can be found at http://www.unl.edu/historygsa/rawley/cfp.shtml.
This years St. Albert’s Day/University Research Day will be held on Tuesday, April 1 from 9:30 AM- 3:30 PM at the Harper Center. Students involved in research or a scholarly project are encouraged to present a poster or do an oral presentation. The Abstract Submission Form is available on the Graduate School website at http://succeed.creighton.edu/about/current-students/st-alberts-day. Please submit abstracts by March 20.
Working late and need a ride to your vehicle or somewhere on campus? The shuttle route runs until 1 am. Additionally, shuttle services provides JayRide a FREE taxi service to anywhere the shuttle runs every day from 11pm until 2am. For a ride, call 402-546-TAXI (8294).
The downtown shuttle is back! CSU is providing a shuttle to downtown Omaha. Check out CSU’s homepage for the schedule. The shuttle runs on the weekends starting at 9:00 p.m. and will run through the route for the last time during the 1:00 a.m. hour.
If you would like to submit an item for inclusion in the weekly newsletter please send the information to Katie Langenfeld at KatieLangenfeld@creighton.edu by Monday at 5pm of that week.
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