Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Graduate Appreciation Week, 2010 March 27 – April 10

The IUB Graduate and Professional Student Organization (GPSO) proudly presents:

Graduate Appreciation Week, 2010
March 27 – April 10

Graduate Appreciation Week is planned and sponsored by the IUB GPSO.  All events will be held in Bloomington, on or near the IUB campus.

Lotus Blossoms World Bazaar – Family Day
WHEN: Saturday (3/27) 11am-2pm
WHERE: Binford Elementary School, 2300 E. 2nd Street   
WHAT: GPSO is delighted to co-sponsor this family-friendly event.  The afternoon will include live performances, arts and crafts, and other activities perfect for children, families, and graduate students.  This event is offered free of charge.  For more information, visit

Graduate Student Roller Skating   
WHEN: Wednesday (4/7) 6:30pm- 8:30pm
WHERE: Western Skateland, 930 W. 17th Street
WHAT:  Meet up with other graduate and professional students for an evening of skating.  Kids are welcome!
PRICE: $4/person includes admission and skate rental. 

Graduate Student Conference Event: GPSO Travel Award Winner Presentations
WHEN: Friday (4/9) 2pm-3:30pm
WHERE: Herman B Wells Library, room E 174 (Media Room)
WHAT: Come hear GPSO Travel Award Winners present on their research and provide advice about applying for travel grants.  Light refreshments will be served.  The University Graduate School Awards Ceremony will follow immediately in the Wells House.

University Graduate School Awards Ceremony
WHEN: Friday (4/9) 4pm-6pm
WHERE: Wells House, 1321 E. 10th Street
WHAT: Celebrate graduate student achievement at the University Graduate School‘s Annual Awards Ceremony.

GPSO’s Annual Grad Bash at Farm-Bloomington
WHEN: Saturday (4/10) 7:30pm-10:30pm
WHERE: Farm Bloomington, in the Root Cellar and the room above, 108 E. Kirkwood Avenue
WHAT: IUB graduate and professional students are invited to enjoy an evening of live music, free food, and more!  This year GPSO is thrilled to present Grant Street Scandal in this intimate venue.  Admission is FREE to IUB graduate and professional students. 

For event details, visit GPSO’s Facebook page or the GPSO website at

GPSO is deeply grateful to the following individuals and organizations for their assistance in making this year’s Graduate Appreciation Week possible: The Herman B Wells Library, Lotus Education & Arts Foundation, Diane Dallis, and the University Graduate School.