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Halloween Trivia and Mocktail Social, October 29th, 2020, 5-6:15 PM

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The Graduate Student Council (GSC) would like to invite you to a virtual “Halloween Trivia and Mocktail Social” event on Thursday, October 29th from 5-6:15 pm.


Please come join us and share with us your Halloween costume and enjoy a mocktail (suggested recipe below). We are also excited to hear about your Halloween celebration stories or any other cultural/religious celebrations that are happening around this time. We will have Halloween and horror movie trivia and the winning teams will receive gift card prizes (up to 100$).


Mocktail Recipes:

Zombie Juice

  • 2 parts lemon-lime soda

  • 1 part water

  • 1 part Torani Green Apple Syrup

  • A splash of cranberry juice

Combine ingredients and stir, garnish with eyeball ice cubes

Cider Sangria (from Oyster Bah in Chicago)

  • 3 oz apple cider

  • 5 oz fresh lime juice

  • .75 oz pear syrup

  • 2 dashes orange bitters, such as Regan’s

  • 1 Tbsp diced apples and pears

  • Splash of tonic

Combine all ingredients, shake, and pour into a snifter glass. Add additional ice if needed.


Vampire Punch

  • 1 part Hawaiian Punch (or any other red punch)

  • 1 part apple juice

  • 1 part cranberry juice

  • 1.5 parts ginger ale

Combine all ingredients over ice.

Looking forward to seeing all of you at our first Virtual Halloween Celebration.

Naming & Boundaries: A Conversation with Graduate Students, October 16th, 2020

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Bring your lunch and join us for a conversation on gender-based violence, including naming harassment, boundary violations, and the new Title IX policy.

CART live captioning will be provided. Please send any questions or additional accommodation requests to

Co-sponsored event from UIC Campus Advocacy Network (CAN), Women’s Leadership and Resource Center (WLRC), Graduate Student Council (GSC), and Women in Engineering Program.


GSC Graduate Student Town Hall, May 1st, 2020, 3-4:30 PM

Thank you, to all the panelists and participants for engaging in informative discussions related to student healthcare, graduate studies/employment, research activities, immigration, and student affairs.

Our Panelists:

  1. Susan Poser, Ph.D., UIC Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
  2. Karen Colley, Ph.D., Dean of the Graduate College
  3. Joanna Groden, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research
  4. Robert Barish, M.D., M.B.A, Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs; accompanied by: Dr. Susan Blendsdale, M.D., Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control at UI Health, and Kevin Dorsey, Executive Director Managed Care, Hospital
  5. James Hammerschmidt, Ph.D., Associate Vice Provost for Global Engagement, Executive Director, Office of International Services

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Meeting Recording

Panelists’ Office and Contact Information

UIC Internation Alumni Panel, February 26th, 2020

“How will you launch your engineering career in the US?”

In association with Office of International Services (OIS) and Engineering Career Center (ECC)

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Cover Letter and LinkedIn Workshop, November 12th, 2019

Prepare to find your dream job

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