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Appreciation Week

appreciation week

The Graduate School organizes a week of activities each spring to acknowledge the invaluable contributions that graduate students make to Duke. The activities aim to show our appreciation by giving students access to tools for professional and personal development and opportunities to socialize and network. The festivities are part of the student appreciation week sponsored by the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students.

2019 Graduate Student Appreciation Week Schedule

Monday, April 1

10:00-11:30 a.m.: GradVeterans Kickoff Brunch (by invitation)

12:00-1:30 p.m.: Personality Type and College Teaching

4:00-6:00 p.m.: Seventh Annual GradX Talks

Tuesday, April 2

12:00-1:30 p.m.: Cultivating a Culture of Mentoring

3:30-4:30 p.m.: Flow Circus Comedy Performance (canceled)

4:30 p.m.: Tour of Rubenstein Arts Center Makerspace

Wednesday, April 3

10:00-11:30 a.m.: Navigating the Academic Job Market as a First-Gen

12:00-1:30 p.m.: Alumni Lunch: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Thursday, April 4

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Alumni Lunch: Humanities and Social Sciences

5:00-6:30 p.m.: Milestone Recognition Ceremony and Reception (by invitation)

Friday, April 5

12:00-1:30 p.m.: Alumni Lunch: Physical Sciences and Engineering


20% off at the University Store and The Gothic Bookshop

As part of Graduate Student Appreciation Week, The University Store and The Gothic Bookshop are offering 20-percent discounts for graduate students on clothing and gifts from April 1-5. Some exclusions apply, and students must present valid DukeCard prior at purchase. | Details