Announcements

From ABD to PhD Spring 2016 Workshop Series

Submitted on February 21, 2016

The Graduate Center and the Graduate & Professional Student Council are partnering with the Writing Skills Improvement Program to host a workshop series focusing on the needs of all but dissertated (ABD) students, specifically preparing for and completing dissertation work in a timely and effective manner.

The workshops will provide writing support; encourage students to discuss the dissertation process; and disseminate strategies for facilitating writing.

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March 2: Free Online Career Fair for UA Students, Postdocs, Alumni with or pursuing Advanced Degrees

Submitted on February 21, 2016
GCC PhD & Masters Virtual Career Invitation Picture

The UA Graduate Center and Career Services are participating in the Graduate Career Consortium's fourth annual Ph.D. and Master's Virtual Career Fair. The fair is open to master's degree and doctoral students, as well as postdoctoral scholars and alumni that hold advanced degrees. Employers participating in the fair include government agencies, fellowships, industry, and nonprofit organizations.

Free to participate.

Event contact: David Bradshaw, Graduate Center Program Coordinator, bradshad@email.arizona.edu, 520-621-0580

Graduate Center partners with Think Tank and UA Libraries to offer weekly workshop series for Graduate Students

Submitted on January 20, 2016

The UA Think Tank in partnership with the Graduate Center, UA Campus Health Services Counseling and Psych Services (CAPS), and the UA Libraries, is proud host a weekly workshop series focused on helping graduate students with topics ranging from time management, writing resources, and managing stress.

The workshop series will be on Tuesday afternoons from 2PM to 3PM at the UA Think Tank in Bear Down Gymnasium unless otherwise noted. No RSVP required.

New Improving Student Writing Workshops available to help faculty and GTA's create effective writing assignments

Submitted on January 19, 2016

The Office for Instruction and Assessment and the UA Writing Program are proud to host several workshops for faculty instructors and graduate teaching assistants in implementing quality writing assignements into their general education courses.

All workshops will be led by Professor Lindsay Hansen and Writing Support Specialist Brad Jacobsen. The workshop schedule is as follows.

Incorporating Informal Writing Opportunities

Looking for strategies to boost your teaching skills? Check out the Strategies for Effective Teaching Workshop Series.

Submitted on October 12, 2015

Be the best teacher you can be! Attend the Strategies for Effective Teaching Workshop Series.

The Office of Instruction and Assessment, the Graduate & Professional Student Council, and the Graduate Center are proud to host the Strategies for Effective Teaching Workshop Series this fall semester. Whether you will be starting a teaching position next semester or are currently teaching, these workshops have something for everyone. All workshops are open seating, no RSVP required. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

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