What's Happening March 8th to 12th

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Celebration of International Women’s Day
Monday, March 8
Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union
In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Everywoman’s Center, the Women of Color Leadership Network and the GSS Graduate Women’s Network have come together to organize an afternoon of art, poetry, music, food, information and self-care. From 3:00-4:00 there will be information tables featuring literature from campus-based women’s organizations, refreshments, massage and henna tattoos, as well as an opportunity to be inspired by the Women of Hope poster art show. From 4:00-5:00 there will be a reception and an exceptional poetry reading honoring the lives of women including: Leslea Newman, Lenelle Moise and Karen G. Johnston.

GSS Meeting
Monday, March 8
905-909 Campus Center
GSS will have its second meeting in this semester. Please come and discuss all the relevant issues, including Family Housing rent issues, the April Soccer Tournament, GSS Elections, 2010 US Census, and the Finance Committee.

Writing Program Diversity Action Group
Monday, March 8
Bartlett 303
The Diversity Action Group meets every other Monday (same week as Practica) at 5 PM in Bartlett 303. Drop in and join us for lively discussions on the teaching of Basic and College Writing!

International Students Career Workshop
Tuesday, March 9
Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union
The Career Services, GEO, and the International Programs Office will be hosting a series of career workshops for international students. These workshops are aimed at helping international students learn best practices for seeking jobs in the U.S. Read more.

Grad Bills/Payroll Deduction Form Due
Wednesday, March 10
GEO- eligible graduate students are entitled to a 95% reduction of their student health insurance costs for a single plan. To exercise this option call the Bursar’s Office at (413) 545-2368 email us at ude.ssamu.nimda|rasrub#ude.ssamu.nimda|rasrub, or visit the Bursar’s Office at 215 Whitmore Building, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00am-5:00pm.
Billing Info
Payroll Deduction Form
EGO Wiki Bursar's Bill How To

Professional Seminar Series: Academic Conferences
Wednesday, March 10
Location: TBA
This seminar will go over how to find conferences, give you examples of conference abstracts, offer advice and tips about attending conferences, and give you a chance to ask questions. Everyone is welcome, from new grad students who have never submitted a conference abstract, to veterans of conferences who can offer their advice, and everyone in between. This seminar is part of EGO's Professional Seminar Series and will be followed by this month's EGO meeting.

English Graduate Organization Meeting
Wednesday, March 10
Location: TBA
Please join us for the next EGO meeting following the Professional Seminar Series. Everyone is welcome. Submit topics for the agenda to umassego AT english.umass.edu.

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