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Hello everyone!

Here we are: Reading Week!!! Let's finish off the semester strong! The AACC Staff had their final Staff Party yesterday (see our compliment jars above). We at the CaD Team have had the most wonderful time contributing to the community this past year and we look forward to doing the same next year! Vicky and I will be returning as CaD Team members and Ryan will be a PL. Say hi if you see us aorund! Have a wonderful exam week and summer break!!!

Love,

CaD Team ❤️
Phone Banking & Fried Dumplings Study Break!
Spring Long Night Against Procrastination
HAVEN Free Clinic Summer Term
Pizza & Postgrad Awards
Rhodes, Fulbright, Gates Cambridge: oh my! Student perspectives on applying for postgraduate funding
Library Announcements
National Name Exchange
Academic Strategies Weekly Update
Yale Daily News Recruitment Website
Seeking Bilingual Students
The Reading Resilience Project
Asian American Health Advocates
OCS Internship Positions
Phone Banking & Fried Dumplings Study Break!
It’s not even reading week, and we’re already planning study breaks! Join RALY, Planned Parenthood, and the AACC Civic & Political Engagement Team for a fun break from studying with fried dumplings, friends, and phone banking for reproductive rights. We’ll be in the AACC (Multipurpose Room and Yung Wing Living Room) from 6-8 pm on Tuesday, April 30. Feel free to come whenever and stay as long as you like!

We will be phone banking on Paid-Family Medical Leave (SB 1 An Act Concerning Paid Family Medical Leave), which is a bill that aims to establish a paid family and medical leave system in Connecticut. You don’t need to have previous phone banking or advocacy experience to attend -- we’ll give you a brief overview when you get here.

** Please bring your laptop if you plan on coming **

We hope that this is one of many collaborative advocacy nights in support of reproductive rights.
Spring Long Night Against Procrastination
Tryna study for finals but can't get work done? Come to the AACC for an ARETHUSA CHEESE PLATTER, puppy videos, and people who will force you to be productive!

RSVP here!
https://forms.gle/SMDcyeLPLcjc8h6h9

The Long Night Against Procrastination is for students who want to get serious work done before finals. At this event, the Asian American Cultural Center will provide a distraction-free, quiet environment for you to work... along with regular breaks for snacks, stretching and cute animal videos.
HAVEN Free Clinic Summer Term 
HAVEN Free Clinic is starting recruitment for our Summer 2019 term, which will run from June 8th until September 21st. We hope you will apply and join our amazing team of student volunteers! 
 
Applications are due by 11:59pm on May 14th. Please be advised that there is a mandatory training session for all new volunteers on June 2nd. 
 
HAVEN provides free primary care services to uninsured adults living in the New Haven area. Our services include medical care, education, social services, reproductive health, and behavioral health, among other necessary services for vulnerable populations. In the attached document, you will find descriptions of each department available at HAVEN, as well as the requirements for volunteers within each department. For further information about the clinic itself, please visit our website, havenfreeclinic.com.
 
If you have any questions about the application, reach out to the HAVEN Board (hfcrecruitment@gmail.com).
Pizza & Postgrad Awards
Rhodes, Fulbright, Gates Cambridge: oh my! Student perspectives on applying for postgraduate funding
Get the inside scoop on what it’s like to go for awards to support study, research, and teaching abroad after graduation. Panelists will speak about their experiences with the application process, bust some myths, and share their perspective on what strategies worked for them.
Thursday May 2nd – 5:30-6:30pm, LC 101.
Library Announcements
National Name Exchange
Yale University belongs to the National Name Exchange (NNE) Consortium, a consortium of universities nationwide whose goal is to inform minority undergraduate students of the opportunities available in graduate school. We would like to invite you to participate in this name exchange by clicking on the link below. By doing so, you will receive graduate admissions and financial aid information from many of the participating institutions. Click on this link for the entire list of National Name Exchange participants.



How to Participate:
It is quick and easy to participate in the NNE. Information you provide using the secure web site will be accessed only by representatives from participating universities who will provide you information about their graduate programs, summer research and internship opportunities. The absolute deadline for participation is Sunday, June 30, 2019. Once this deadline is passed, we will be unable to make any changes to the profile in your database. Click on the link below:
http://apps.grad.uw.edu/nne/students/login.html
Once on the site, insert the invitation code: WelcomeNNE2019
Please be advised this is a case sensitive password!



Note: You have been invited to participate in the NNE based on your demonstrated academic merit. Please do not pass this invitation code on to others. Congratulations on your achievement. We look forward to your continued scholarship in graduate school! For more information on the National Name Exchange, visit their website at: http://apps.grad.uw.edu/nne/



Participating National Name Exchange (NNE) Institutions
Boise State University, Brown University, California Institute of Technology, Case Western Reserve University, Cornell University, Duke University, Emory University, Florida A & M University, Florida International University , Harvard University, Howard University, Indiana University, Iowa State University, Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Miami University, Northwestern University, Ohio State University, Oklahoma State University, Oregon State University, Princeton University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rutgers University, Southern Methodist University, Stanford University, Texas A & M University, University of Alabama, University of Arizona, University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Los Angeles, University of California, San Diego, University of California, Santa Cruz, University of Chicago, University of Colorado, Boulder, University of Delaware, University of Florida, University of Idaho, University of Illinois, Chicago, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, University of Kentucky, University of Maryland, College Park, University of Miami, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Missouri, University of New Mexico, University of North Carolina, University of North Texas, University of Notre Dame, University of Oregon, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, University of Southern California, University of Utah, University of Washington, Vanderbilt University, Virginia Tech, Washington State University, Washington University, Yale University
Academic Strategies Weekly Update
Academic Strategies Workshops
All workshops are held in the Poorvu Center (the new name for the CTL). Room M104A is located on the Poorvu Center’s Writing Center mezzanine, just up the stairs near the 301 York St. entrance to Sterling Library.
 
Writing Emails, Presentations, Reports: Academic and Professional Communication (for undergrads)
Tuesday, April 30, 6:00, Poorvu Center M104A
Have a professional internship this summer? Developing an end-of-semester presentation of your research? Come learn the strategies for writing effectively for professional and formal academic audiences.
Creating a Timeline for senior thesis (for juniors)
Wednesday, May 1, 4:00, Poorvu Center M104A
Planning to write a year-long or 1-semester senior thesis next academic year? Get a head start on your planning and preparation with our senior thesis workshop! Get an overview of the senior thesis process and draft a project calendar to get it all done.
 
Meet 1-1 with our Academic Strategies Mentors
It’s crunch time! Meet with an Academic Strategies Mentor to make a plan to get it all done. Students report feeling calmer and more confident after working out a study plan with a mentor.
 
Want to make an appointment? Visit our online scheduler.
 
First-Generation/Low-Income Community Initiative
FGLI Study Break: Tuesday, April 30, 9-11 pm, Athenaeum Room, Saybrook College
New FGLI space! New Ambassadors! New professional clothes! Come decompress from finals and make some paper flowers to decorate our new FGLI space. We’ll have old and new ambassadors to talk to, sweet tunes, and professional clothing for the taking.
 
Career Closet: Need professional clothing for a summer internship or a new job? Check out the Career Closet, organized by the Community Initiative and the AACC.
 
Yale College Dean’s Office Resources: Check out the resources available for students on significant financial aid, including the Loaner Laptop program, the Career Closet, and the Winter Clothing Grant: https://fgli.yalecollege.yale.edu/financial-resources/deans-office-services. For emergencies or unexpected expenses, talk to your RC Dean or HOC and check out our SafetyNet system.
Yale Daily News Recruitment Website
Thinking about what you'd like to explore next year? Whether you're a writer, artist, photographer, illustrator, or designer, the YDN has a place for you, for as much or little time as you like! One of the YDN's projects this year has been the creation of a brand-new recruitment website, which explains how to get involved with each desk at the YDN, increasing information accessibility and de-mystifying the process. The website can be found at www.yaledailynews.com/recruitment -- we hope it's a helpful tool as we ease into summer and next fall!
Seeking Bilingual Students
The Yale Interpretation Network (YIN) is seeking bilingual students and employees interested in making a difference in the New Haven area. Non-English speakers often face language barriers when seeking services like mental health care and legal assistance. Many organizations would like to accommodate this community but often lack the resources to do so.
 
YIN provides high-quality, pro-bono interpretation and translation services to bridge the gap between non-English-speaking community members and social services. Time commitment can be anywhere from once a year to once a week, and you can make a significant impact in our community. Please complete this form if you’re interested in participating:
 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdkktgal-AnwR_z4hS3ac--gfq9khhpePgGzCFPkNoBFlGZdw/viewform?usp=sf_link
The Reading Resilience Project
The Reading Resilience Project is an initiative to amplify underrepresented voices in library collections. Yale students are encouraged to recommend works by and about people of color, the result of which is an ever-growing crowd-sourced list of books. RRP books will be put on display in Bass Library for the month of February, and you can preview the full book list at: https://guides.library.yale.edu/Reading-Resilience.

To submit a book (or other creative work), use this form: bit.ly/rrpyale.  
Asian American Health Advocates
Interested in making a difference in Asian American communities through healthcare advocacy? Asian American Health Advocates (AAHA) is a new organization seeking to decrease the health disparity in Asian American communities through increasing healthcare knowledge. This is done primarily by translating and disseminating public health ads in order to provide accurate and up-to-date health information to Asian Americans communities. If interested, please email julia.ding@yale.edu
OSC Internship Positions
Check out these summer internship positions: Bulldogs Across America internship positions are available in multiple industries/functions. Check out the listed positions, and log into Yale Career Link to apply. Email careerstrategy@yale.edu with any questions.
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