Monthly Archives: August 2013

Making Your Internet More Reliable

Regardless of if you use the Internet on campus or off, you can prevent your Internet from going out by using an alternative DNS server. Set your DNS settings to use 8.8.8.8 (Google) or 208.67.222.222 (OpenDNS) This method works particularly … Continue reading

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Keeping Up With GSA Events

So there are several ways to make sure you are aware of all upcoming GSA events. Read your email! We send out lots of emails before big events, especially those that require RSVPs. This website has posts about upcoming events, … Continue reading

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Summer BBQ Pictures

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We have pictures from the 2013 CSE Summer BBQ… Enjoy!

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New Faculty and Department Chair

This semester we have the honor of welcoming a new department chair and two new faculty members! I hope all of you are as excited as we are that they are joining the WUSTL family. Here’s some information on who … Continue reading

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CSE Orientation Events

So August 30, 2013 is our orientation day, and we’re hosting several exciting events! Welcome Back BBQ When: 12:30 pm Where: Lopata Courtyard (between Jolley and Cupples 2) Who: All CSE grad students, staff, and faculty Doctoral Program Orientation When: … Continue reading

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Favorite Restaurants and Farmer’s Markets

Favorite local restaurants/bars: Bridge – A nice wine bar Bobo Noodle House – A short walk across from campus at Skinker Rooster – Great crepes Bailey’s Chocolate Bar – No explanation really needed. Give it a try. Ted Drewe’s – … Continue reading

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Voter Registration and Driver’s Licenses

These can usually be done at the same location, but finding the full list of locations and required documents can be surprisingly annoying. For your convenience, we’ve found them for you. List of required documents DMV Locations The closest location … Continue reading

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Random Advice

Some things we wish someone had told us when we started the PhD program. While they may seem like common sense, it never hurts to be reminded of the obvious. Don’t play office politics, speak poorly of others (constructive criticism … Continue reading

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Health Insurance

The biggest thing we get questions about from incoming students is health insurance. As graduate students, we are eligible to get health insurance through the school. The most up-to-date information on that can be found on the SHS website. Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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School Services: Immigration, Disabilities, and Health

We always get questions about supporting services on campus. There&amps a great support system on campus for just about everything, but here&amps some information about the ones we get the most questions about. Immigration There&amps two really great resources for … Continue reading

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