Graduate Student Appreciation Week 2021


 

2021 Graduate Student Appreciation Week Event Schedule

Ask an LGS Dean

  • 4 pm-5 pm
  • RSVP and submit your questions here. 
    • You will receive an email with the Zoom link and instructions on how to participate within 24hrs prior to the event.

The concept of “open-door policy” has a very different meaning during these unprecedented times. During this hour LGS Deans will virtually answer questions submitted by the LGS student body.  

Contact: jennifer.cason@emory.edu

Building a Mindful Day Meditation

  • 8:30 am
  • Register here

Learn how to get your week off to a great start. This class introduces the basics of non-negotiables and offers each week different strategies to navigate life’s challenges.

Laney EDGE Presenting: Virtual Trivia

  • Time: 4-6 pm EST
  • RSVP here
    • One week before the event, we will send an email with the Zoom link and instructions on how to participate.

How much do you know? This is Trivia Night, Laney EDGE Style. NO TEAMS NEEDED. 

The Trivia topics will be American History and Pop Culture, with specific categories highlight diversity groups:

  • Black/African American History
  • Latinx History in the US
  • Asian American and Pacific Islanders History
  • LGBTQAI++ History
  • Women's History

There will be “door” prizes and the Trivia winners will receive Gift Cards. Sign up today!

Contact: amandamariejames@emory.edu 

3MT Competition

  • 4 pm-6 pm
  • Register to attend the 3MT Finals here

This competition is an opportunity for PhD Candidates to tell the story of their research to a diverse audience in under three minutes using only a single visual slide. Come watch our amazing students compete in the virtual 3MT Finals Competition!

Contact: robert.pearson@emory.edu 

WERQ (Dance Fitness Cardio)

  • 6:40 pm
  • Register here

A term borrowed from the dance-world which means "own it." This fiercely fun dance fitness cardio workout is based on hip hop and pop music, involving an attitude of confidence and empowerment. A class for everybody and anybody!

Professional Photos

  • 10 am - 2 pm
  • Register here
  • All slots have been filled for this event. Students may register to be added to waitlist.
  • Location: The Emory campus quadrangle

We are offering a limited number of opportunities to have your professional photograph taken. This is a great opportunity to get a recent photograph for your LinkedIn or your online presence.

Contact: robert.pearson@emory.edu

Building Connections Across Campus

Build your Emory network through creative storytelling from personal experiences.  During this session, facilitated by the Recreation and Wellness Team, LGS students will have the opportunity to meet and connect with other graduate students at Emory.

Contact: Emily.Kara.Neutens@emory.edu

Professional Photos

  • 10 am - 2 pm
  • Register here
  • All slots have been filled for this event. Students may register to be added to waitlist.
  • Location: The Emory campus quadrangle

We are offering a limited number of opportunities to have your professional photograph taken. This is a great opportunity to get a recent photograph for your LinkedIn or your online presence.

 Contact: robert.pearson@emory.edu

Align & Flow Yoga

Come explore how deep and integrated alignment in your asana practice can lead to greater strength, freedom, and flexibility. A well-rounded class that will incorporate some flow and some strength to leave you feeling spacious and whole, as well as set you up with the knowledge you need for a sustainable practice moving forward.