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GSAC Newsletter: REMINDER- Plenary Tonight; GWC UAW Vote Tomorrow
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Graduate Student Advisory Council Newsletter

GSAC Announcements

REMINDER: Plenary Tonight!

Plenary Meeting Schedule


September 13th
October 18th
November 15th
December 6th

Meetings will be held from 6:30-8:30 pm in Room 206 in the Casa Hispanica (612 West 116th Street). All are welcome!

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Events

GWC-UAW-- Graduate Worker Vote Tomorrow
Wednesday and Thursday all Research Assistants, Teaching Assistants and Trainees at Columbia University will be eligable to vote whether or not to form a union.

Votes can be cast:
Morningside Campus:
Wednesday Dec 7th and Tuesday Dec 8th (10am-8pm), Earl Hall

CUMC: Wednesday Dec 7th and Thursday Dec 8th (10am-8pm), Hammer LL1-104

Lamont-Doherty: Wednesday Dec 7th (10am-3pm), Sutton House

Nevis Laberatory: Thursday Dec 8th (10am-12pm), 136 Broadway


For more information: columbiagradunion.org

 

Opportunities

GSAC Travel Grant Applications Now Open

Eligible graduate students may apply for individual travel grants (up to $500) to defray the costs associated with presenting their work at academic conferences and workshops. Conference registration fees, transportation (by the most economical means available), and lodging (excluding meals) may all be reimbursed. Travel grants will be awarded twice annually, with preference given to those who show demonstrated need based on an evaluation of the applications by the finance committee.

Applications and more details can be found on the GSAC webpage

Please e-mail the GSAC Finance Chair at finance.gsac [at] columbia.edu with questions.


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Getting involved with GSAC

If you would like to become involved with GSAC, please consider becoming a Department Representative. Department Representatives are a department’s voice on GSAC. They serve as voting members of the plenary (steering committee members are nonvoting), in addition to serving on committees where much of the policy and decisions are deliberated and GSAC’s plans are executed. Many GSAS departments do not currently have a representative. See here for a list of vacant positions.

December 6, 2016


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#DidyouKnow that starting in fall 2015, Arts & Sciences doctoral students will have access to adoption benefits? If you are thinking of expanding your family through adoption, you may be eligible for up to $5000 worth of reimbursements from GSAS. For more info, visit http://bit.ly/1zHYaXf
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