Will be today at 5.30PM.
Dear Grad Students,
The Graduate Council Travel fund has launched! The fund aims to subsidize cost of transportation and conference registration fees for students who are specifically attending a conference to give a presentation on their novel primary research. You can find more info and the link to the application under the Funding tab.
We look forward to receiving your funding requests!
The application for the Elections & Rules Committee is up and running! The committee runs the Spring Quarter elections and processes candidate complaints and appeals. See the link for more details; the application is due on Thursday, February 27.
Here’s a reminder to check out College Council’s Office Hours! Come meet your representatives to learn about SG, to bring up specific concerns, or to just shoot the breeze. This is the schedule for Winter Quarter.
[UPDATE] The position has been filled. Thanks to all who applied!
- Required: you must be a student at the University of Chicago
- $10/hr, paid through the UChicago payroll
- Time commitment of about 4-8 hours per week, should be available every other Monday at 6pm, some Tuesdays at 5pm, every Wednesday at 7pm, and some Thursdays at 5:30pm. If not all of these times work, just note that in your email.
- Note-taking for meetings, notes must be neat and organized and are made public at sg.uchicago.edu
- Ordering food for meetings
- Setting up and cleaning up
- Occasionally updating the SG website and various small tasks
Please email Tyler Kissinger, Community and Government Liaison, at email@example.com if you are interested! We are hoping to fill this position before first week of winter quarter (1/6/14).
SG is sponsoring shuttles to Midway and O’Hare on the Friday and Saturday of finals week, free of charge to all UChicago students! Sign up here before spots fill up:
The Director of UChicago Dining, Richard Mason, will be at Wednesday’s College Council meeting. He will be discussing various aspects of running a campus-wide dining program and will also touch on the many changes in the dining halls this year. Please come with questions!
For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/664643076909633/
Come mingle with Michele Rasmussen, the newly-appointed Dean of Students in the University, at a Student Government-sponsored Fireside Chat in Hallowed Grounds! Light refreshments will be provided.
The Dean of Students in the University, a newly-created position within the administration, will act largely as a liaison between the College and the graduate and professional schools of the University of Chicago. Some of the organizations under the Dean’s purview are Student Health and Counseling Services, ORCSA, the University Community Service Center, the College Programming Office, OMSA, the Office of LGBTQ Student Life, the Office of International Affairs, Student Disability Services, Student Emergency Response Systems, and Resources for Sexual Violence Prevention, among others.
Michele has served in administrative posts at Duke University and, most recently, Bryn Mawr. She holds a Ph.D in Biological Anthropology & Anatomy from Duke and has done significant research on the behavioral habits of the lemurs of Madagascar.Fireside Chat with Michele Rasmussen
College Council is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s first-year election. 539 voters participated and the results, which are listed below, were much more competitive than last year’s.
Katherine Shen, 178
Bruce Chi, 164
Saachi Gupta, 157
Leeho Lim, 130
Michael Weller, 122
Kelton Eagle Anderson, 121
Blaine Crawford, 118
Joe Witt, 115
Sebastian Perez, 112
Ala Tineh, 91
Gautam Kaul, 77
Luke Morell, 32
Congratulations to the new representatives and thanks to all those who ran! Katherine Shen, Bruce Chi, Saachi Gupta, and Leeho Lim will be seated at the Student Government Assembly tonight (Thursday, October 17) in the Reynolds Club South Lounge at 6 pm and will attend the weekly public College Council meetings at 7 pm every Wednesday.
First years, cast your vote here for your College Council Representatives! Just make sure you log in with your UChicago username. Voting is open only to first years and will remain open until 5 pm on Thursday, October 17. Results will be announced immediately after in C-Shop.