Previous Events

Spring 2022


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To celebrate Earth Day, we joined Tippecanoe County Recycling and Solid Waste District and helped cleaning up litter along the Wabash River.


3rd Annual HSCI Research Retreat (4/15/2022)

Description: The event included a panel discussion, poster and oral presentations, and a keynote speech by Dr. Andrew Monnot. Pictures from the retreat can be seen here.



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Students listen to Tim Luzader, Executive Director of the Purdue CCO, talk about negotiation skills.


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Students learned some skills to insure a successful job search.


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GSO hosting the HSCI seminar series guest speaker, Dr. James Mohler. Title “Detrimental Research Practices and Authorship Issues”. 

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Career Networking with Stephen Roach-Director of Employer Engagement at Purdue CCO. We learned how to create a LinkedIn profile and use LinkedIn in order to network and apply for jobs.

Fall 2021

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Students hung out, played games and celebrated surviving another semester with some hot cocoa and cookies.  We held an ugly sweater  contest.  See our photo gallery for the winners.




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The graduate students hung out, listened, and asked Lynne Fairobent about her career. 


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GSO hosting the HSCI seminar series guest speaker, Dr. Charles L. Limoli. The title of his seminar was
“The Current State of FLASH RT: What We Know and Where We Need to Go”. 


Hangout Series #3 (10/21/2021)

The students hung out and listened to Dr. Dallas Cowan talk about his career.

Fall 2021 Picnic (10/06/2021)

The graduate students, postdocs, faculty, staff, retirees, and their families gathered for a BBQ, played games, got tractor rides and enjoyed the apple orchard.


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The graduate students hung out with the new faculty members and got to know more about their research.


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New and current graduate students hanged out and got to know each other’s at Big Wood Restaurant.




GSO Q&A panel, New Students’ Orientation (08/18/2021)

Q&A session for the Fall 2021 new graduate students. Experienced graduate students answered new graduate students in a friendly and stress-free environment


Spring 2021

GSO Summer Hike (06/12/2021)
Sunny day, amazing hike at Prophetstown State Park, West Lafayette, and good time with fellow graduate students.



Hangout Series #11 (4/28/2021)

Fellowship & Grant Writing: Where Do I Start?

With Dr. Lisa Nielsen, Grant Writer and Director of Postdoctoral Office at Purdue.



Hangout Series #10: (4/21/2021)

CANCELLED due to surprising late April snow

Earth Day celebration


2nd Annual HSCI Research Retreat (4/2/2021)

The event included a panel discussion, poster and oral presentations, and a keynote speech by our special guest, Purdue Alumnus, Lieutenant Commander Lee Alleman.  Pictures from the retreat can be seen here.


Hangout Series #9: (3/3/2021)

Engaging Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Q&A with Dr. Christopher Munt, Inclusive Excellence Specialist at Purdue.



Hangout Series #8: (2/10/2021)

Valentine’s Day Party, hangout, games and unwind!




Hangout Series #7 (2/5/2021)

Mindfulness Workshop with Will Evans, the Interim Senior Assistant Director of Wellness Programs for Purdue, followed by GSO after-session


Fall 2020 

Hangout Series#6 (12/03/2020)
End of Semester Party, games, hangout and celebrating surviving through another semester!






Get hired

Hangout Series #5: (11/09/2020)

Acing the Interview with Susan Bush, Director of Employer Engagement at Purdue CCO about important techniques to ace an interview.



HalloweenHangout Series #4: (10/29/2020)

Halloween Party 
Let’s hang out, play some games and have fun! Don’t forget to wear your favorite costume. The two costumes with the most votes will win special prizes! 



Hangout Series #3:  (10/12/2020)  

Science Communication with the Public with Dr. Ellen Wells, Associate Professor of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences at Purdue 



Hangout Series#2: (09/21/2020)  

Networking Skills with Veronica Rahim, Senior Career Service Consultant at Purdue CCO 



Hangout Series#1: (08/20/2020) 

Getting to know each other, happy hour and games 





GSO Q&A panel, New Students’ Orientation: (08/17/2020) 

Get your questions answered in a friendly environment  





Fall 2019 

  • Department Fall Picnic (10/15/2019) 
  • New Students’ Orientation (08/15/2019) 
  • Welcome Back Hangout (08/14/2019) 


Spring 2019 

First Departmental Annual Retreat (04/05/2019)



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