Meeting recap 5/19/14

Highlights from the WCS-UW member meeting on May 19th, 2014 (full recap here).

  • Attend the graduate student and advisor communication workshop this Friday at 11:30 in CHB 439 (stay tuned to this email list and the chemistry department list for a copy of the mentoring toolkit).
  • Plan on attending our next event after that, a mindfulness workshop and discussion of mental health resources with Meghann Gerber of the mental health clinic at Hall Health. This event will take place around June 16-18ish.
  • Email Marie ( if you’re interested in joining the Danz lecture committee and helping plan the events around Jill Tarter’s visit to UW. Also, check out Jill Tarter’s TED Talk.
  • Add to our new collection of resources for mental health, conflict resolution, managing stress, etc. on this google doc. We’re compiling a list of useful resources that grad students may not be aware of, and we’ll distribute it as widely as possible.
  • Add any last-minute suggestions for our summer book club to the brainstorming doc.
  • Get excited for our future events, from the inaugural WCS-UW lecture to bocce ball and boating…

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