Meeting Minutes – October 1st 2014

  • Intro to GrEBES – who we are, what we do
  • Into to travel grants
  • Thom – Describe budget
    • Seminar Series
    • UnderGrEBES
    • Winter Retreat – out of town
    • Professional Development (Food)
    • Welcome Back BBQ (Food)
    • Grad Admissions (Food)
  • Solicitation of nominees for Treasurer in Training
  • Michelle Wood – Seminar series
    • Weekly seminar series? Or move to a symposium?
      • Budget
        • $7000 from IEE or $20,000 (probably) from Biology
      • Hold and assign dates?
      • Green – every other seminar is a fly-in seminar
    • Spring invitations?
    • GrEBES invite 1 person
      • For Spring term
      • 2 lists – fly-in and OR people
    • For seminar committee (maybe talk about next meeting?)
      • Replace seminar series with something else?
      • What are you willing to do?
    • Invitations go out, know who wants to come; use doodle poll
    • Any invitations out by mid-October?
  • Roo – Astrobiology t shirts
    • Presents multiple designs
    • 10 colors = $25
    • 5 colors = $20
    • 2 colors = $15
    • 1 color ~= $10
    • Print our own shirts?
      • Braedan thinks that someone has one in ION
    • Pre print spring seminar t shirts
    • Agree on simple design – just the virus
    • Send t-shirts to last years speakers
  • Meetings moved to Tuesday

GrEBES Agenda Items 10.01.14

  1. Quick overview of GrEBES budget/activities for the quarter & year
  2. Michelle Wood will come by to discuss the Seminar Series
  3. Nominate and vote for Treasurer-in-training
  4. Astrobiology Tee Shirt – Roo will give an update
  5. Public Seminar Series – Oceans! Kristin will give an update
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