Events from 2007

Social hour at Brewsky's — Tuesday, August 21, 4:00-6:00 PM
Come join us at Brewsky's in the Haymarket (201 N. 8th Street) for free appetizers (up to $250) while you meet and chat with fellow graduate students. We will be in Brewsky's basement. Brewsky's has half-price drinks and appetizers on Tuesday nights.

Potluck Picnic at Holmes Park & Lake — Saturday, August 25, 12:00 PM (noon)
Join us for end of the summer potluck fun. We'll be at Holmes Park (70th & Van Dorn) on North Shore Road, near the playground. It's a potluck event, so bring some food to share with others.

Happy Hour — Wednesday, September 5, 5:00-6:00 PM
Stop by for happy hour at The Watering Hole at 1321 O Street.

Bowling Night — Thursday, September 27, 6:00-8:00 PM
We'll be bowling up a storm at Lanes 'N' Games in the East Campus Union (37th and Fair). If bowling is not your thing, you can come hang out and enjoy free Pepsi products. To get there, students can take the campus bus or park at the meters.

GSA logo contest — Deadline: Friday, October 12
GSA needs a new logo and we want you to be a part of this process! You have the opportunity to express your creative and artistic abilities! The winning logo will be featured on the brand new GSA letterhead, regalia and other GSA materials! We are offering $300 to the graduate student who comes up with the best logo for the UNL Graduate Student Association. Preference will be given to entries that are consistent with the "unified look" of the other university logos, but also incorporate the mission of the Graduate Student Association. All submissions must be received by Friday, October 12th, 2007 and the winning logo will be announced at the January 2008 Legislative Assembly meeting.
Flyers for the contest: wide version, tall version

Salsa lessons at Sur Tango — Thursday, October 18, 9:00 PM-1:00 AM
Come and have a great time learning to salsa with other grad students at Sur Tango (1228 P St.)! Lessons start at 9pm and cost $5. General admission starts at 10pm and only costs $1.

Volleyball at the City Campus Rec Center — Monday, October 29, 6:00-8:00 PM
We'll be playing volleyball at the City Campus Recreation Center. There will be free sub sandwiches and Pepsi.

Country Swing Dancing at the Pla Mor — Sunday, November 11, 7:00 PM-12:00 AM
Show off your moves at the Pla Mor (6600 W O St)! Not quite confident of your moves? Don't worry, there will be dance lessons at 7:00pm followed by dancing until midnight. Email gsa@unl.edu by Friday, Nov. 9, if you are interested in carpooling.

Social Hour at Yia Yia's — Tuesday, November 27, 5:00-7:00 PM
Join us to relax while enjoying pizza, drinks, and socializing with other graduate students.

Karaoke at Randy's — Thursday, December 13, 9:30-11:30 PM
Come get your sing on with fellow graduate students.

Graduate Student Appreciation Week — April 2nd-6th
as proclaimed by Governor Heineman

Proclamation of April 2-6 as Graduate Student Appreciation Week


Graduate Student Appreciation Week — April 2nd-6th
GET READY! Graduate students, do we have a treat for you! Governor Dave Heineman has proclaimed April 2-6 as Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week! The Grad Student Association has many events coming for you during that week, such as free massages, climbing wall, social hour with free appetizers, workshops, and much more. See below for details.

FREE Grad Student Only Yoga Class — Monday, April 2, 10:30-11:30 AM
GRADUATE STUDENT APPRECIATION WEEK is upon us, and the Graduate Student Association brings you a FREE BEGINNER'S YOGA CLASS from 10:30-11:30 AM on Monday April 2nd to kick off the week of festivities. Come join other graduate students in relaxation while fueling your body for the remaining few weeks of the semester.

Brown Bag: Preparing Apps for OGS Awards — Tuesday, April 3rd, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Graduate Students! The Graduate Student Assn brings you Dr. Laurie Bellows from the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) for a "Brown Bag" on Putting Together a Winning Application for the OGS TA and RA Awards. We will be presenting the award for the 2006-07 Graduate Student of the Year award at this workshop.

FREE Campus Rec R&R for Graduate Students — Tuesday, April 3rd, 2:00-7:00 PM
GRADUATE STUDENTS! Come join other grads for FREE adventures on the CLIMBING WALL from 2:00-3:30 PM, for CHAIR MASSAGES from 3:00-7:00 PM and for FREE NUTRITION COUNSELING from 6:00-7:00 PM in the City Campus Rec Center Atrium on April 3rd. Brought to you by the Graduate Student Association for Graduate Student Appreciation Week.

UNL Mentors talk about how they do it — Wednesday, April 4th, 3:30-5:00 PM
UNL Faculty give a "Practical Talk about Mentoring" in the City Union on April 4th from 3:30-5:00 PM. Also at this talk, a faculty member will be presented with the 2006-07 Outstanding Service to Graduate Students Award. Grad Students, come learn what it takes to become the mentor you always hoped you'd be. Brought to you by the Graduate Student Association.

Writing Winning Fellowship Applications — Thursday, April 5th, 2:00-3:30 PM
The Graduate Student Association brings you Liz Banset and Jane Schneider from the Office of Graduate Studies to walk you through how to write a winning application for one of their fellowships. Come get a first-hand "how-to" on Thursday April 5th from 2:00 to 3:30 PM in the City Union! Please see our website for more details:

Graduate Student Talent Show — Thursday, April 5th, 7:30 PM
Grad Students! Do you have talent other than researching and teaching? Do you sing, dance, act, write, make people laugh, juggle, flip, or just want to try something crazy for the heck of it in front of a bunch of other graduate students who are going to do it for fun? Maybe you just want to watch! FREE FOOD and PRIZES April 5th at 7:30 PM at the CULTURE CENTER.

Grad Student Social Hour — Friday, April 6th, 4:00-7:00 PM — FREE FOOD
Come One (grad student) Come All (grad students) to BUZZARD BILLY'S! The Graduate Student Association is sponsoring a social hour for graduate students Friday April 6th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Come early for FREE APPETIZERS! We'll be at Buzzard Billy's in the Haymarket (8th and Q) and we're looking forward to seeing you there!

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