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DISCLAIMER: We are not tax experts and cannot be found liable for taxes filed incorrectly. We are excited to share the Tax guide for US Citizen and Foreign Permanent Resident Students (IRS defined: US Citizens, US persons, and US Resident Aliens). In it you’ll find examples of how to calculate estimated taxes for Federal and […]
This week on The Petri Dish we caught up with Dr. Petra Levin, Co-Director of Plant and Microbial Biosciences here at WashU. Not only is she an experienced mentor and scientist, but she is also an innovator of education, working to generate graduate student courses which seamlessly bleed into the graduate skill building. I invited […]
The Petri Dish is a weekly chat-session hosted by DBBS SAC members. This informal chat allows for social interaction in a time of social distancing and brings in guests who can help us continue to be productive (or just survive) during our lab-free lives. We send out weekly reminders on Friday morning with the Zoom […]
We know this is a stressful time, with constant changes to our day-to-day lives and disruptions to our science. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a short list of resources focusing on wellness, health, and scientific progress. Mental health and Meditation Have anxiety about Coronavirus? Check out this article in SELF (https://www.self.com/story/coronavirus-anxiety) suggested by our […]
The Future Educators hosted a Mentored Teaching Experience (MTE) panel for first-year graduate students to answer questions about the required MTE. Click here to download the slides from the MTE panel 2020-03-09. Below you’ll also see some other takeaways. If you want the best chance of getting your top class pick then email the coursemaster […]
We’re not really graphic designers (some of us have a bit of experience), but we are grad students. So with that knowledge, please enjoy our tax infographic for how to file taxes for US Citizens. International students should look for help from the Office of International Students and Scholars, who have teamed up with The Law […]
Congrats, first-years! It’s time to join a lab! SAC has put together a list of questions that may help you in your decision making process.
Did you know that you have free access to the NYT sponsored by Student Union? Follow these instructions from the Graduate Professional Council: Complimentary Access to The New York Times with link http://nytimesaccess.com/washingtonuniversity/ Notes: This is a test trial for graduate students and if a lot of interest is shown, we may be permanently added […]
Congratulations! The semester is almost over! We’re glad you’re here, and we hope you’ll join us on Dec 17th, 8:30-10am in Needleman for free breakfast! We’ll provide coffee, fruit, bagels, donuts, etc!
There is less than 1 week until the midterm election and many items on the ballot in Missouri. We recommend you craft a plan to make sure you successfully vote. This means decide how you will vote in advance (feel free to write them down and bring with you) and when you are going to the polls. […]
Oct 1st, 2018 – SAC Meeting Minutes Ice cream social – October 4th McDonell Courtyard. 4:30-6. Please remember to fill out the climate survey that you received! First year representative elections will be happening soon – stay tuned! SAC is looking to form a SAC communications task force to help increase the visibility and usability […]