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Student Mentoring Lunch

Do you want to meet an expert in the field for some friendly advice and insight? The mentoring lunch offers graduate students an informal opportunity to discuss their research interests and career development with an established professional in the field. As in previous years, the mentoring lunch will be held during the lunchtime poster session on both Friday and Saturday, providing approximately 400 students an opportunity to meet an expert to discuss a variety of topics in psychology. Space is limited, please check back in the fall for information on signing up. 

SPlish SPlash (Student Social Night at the Georgia Aquarium)
Thursday, March 1, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Take some time out of your busy conference schedule to relax and socialize with your graduate student peers at the Aquarium Networking Reception in the Georgia Aquarium on Thursday night. A special students only section will be available just for you. Join us for food, fun, and all the fish. A complimentary drink will be offered to all ticket holders. Hors D’Oeuvres will also be served.

Student tickets are subsidized partially by Sona Systems and Millisecond Software. This is a ticketed event. Tickets can be purchased in advance online, or at the SPSP Store on Lower Level 2 of the Hyatt Regency. For more information on the event and to order your tickets today, click here.

GASP Mentoring Lunch

Co-sponsored by the SPSP Diversity and Climate Committee, this event features volunteer faculty mentors hosting small group discussions of research and professional issues, including LGBT issues in the academic job market, positioning LGBT research for publication, obtaining funding for research on sexual-minority populations, and other diversity and professional development topics. Space is limited, please check back in the fall for information on signing up. 

GASP, the GLBT Alliance in Social and Personality Psychology, is an official affiliate of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Membership and events are open to 

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