New webinar series helps students meet accomplished UA alumni

Submitted on January 21, 2015
Cats in the Corner Office Banner showing portraits of alumni Terry Lundgren, J.A. Jance, and Laura Miller

UA Career Services and the Alumni Association are proud to present the 2015 Cats in the Corner Office Webinar series. UA students and alumni are invited to meet some incredibly accomplished UA alumni, including Terry Lundgren, CEO of Macy’s, and bestselling author J.A. Jance.

Free and open to all students and alumni of the UA, “Cats in the Corner Office” are live and interactive webinars, featuring conversations with Wildcats who are leaders in their fields. 

2015 “Cats in the Corner Office” webinars: 

January 27th: Surviving and Thriving in Grad School Workshop

Submitted on January 20, 2015

The UA Think Tank presents a workshop on surviving and thriving in graduate school this January 27, 2015 at 2pm in Bear Down Gym

Graduate school brings a host of new academic and personal challenges. This workshop will discuss some of the differences between undergraduate and graduate school and oer ideas about how to successfully approach the changes. The workshop will discuss management of time, how to tackle readings, research, and more.

MacArthur Fellows Speaker Series

Submitted on January 12, 2015

Exceptional Creativity

Significant Accomplishment

Boundless Potential

The University of Arizona’s MacArthur Fellows exemplify all three. From neuroscience and astronomy to linguistics, ethnobotany, and anthropology, these scholars are changing the world for the better. This speaker series explores and celebrates the innovation and impact of our MacArthur Fellows' work.

Location: Cesar E. Chavez Building, Room 111, 1110 E James E Rogers Way

Time: 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Dates and Speakers:

Get a leg up on D2L - Workshops by OIA for students and faculty

Submitted on January 12, 2015
UA Office of Instruction and Assessment Logo

The OIA is offering a series of hands-on D2L workshops at the start of the Spring 2015 semester. Learn more below:

1-What: Your D2L Grade Book - Getting Ready for the Start of the Semester

When: Monday January 12, 2015 11am (50 minutes)

Where: ILC Room 125  More info and register


2-What: Using the Groups Tool in D2L to Support Collaborative Projects

Check out First Friday Pitch Day

Submitted on December 2, 2014

First Friday Pitch Day at Tech Launch Arizona is your “open mic moment” for your amazing business idea. Just come with an idea and an open mind. Whether your concept is just starting to take shape or whether you’re moving along toward launch, the First Friday Pitch Day team will listen, ask helpful questions, and give you sound advice, ideas and direction. Talk with entrepreneurial experts.

Oct 22, 2pm: Effectively Using D2L Tools

Submitted on October 20, 2014

Campus Connections: Effectively Using D2L Tools

Oct 22, 2pm to 3:30pm

Modern Languages, Room 513

The Office of Instruction and Assessment's (OIA) D2L support team will be on hand to talk to you about how to put D2L tools to their best use.

To RSVP please visit: This program is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and the Office of Instruction and Assessment.

Oct 21, 3pm: Ethics, Integrity and the handling of Research Misconduct

Submitted on October 20, 2014

Ethics, Integrity and the handling of Research Misconduct

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 3pm

Student Union, Ventana Room

This workshop explores the basic principles of ethical research, the primary forms of research misconduct - plagiarism, falsification, and fabrication - how to handle the various professional and academic pressures that can often lead to research misconduct. Counts as one elective toward the RCR Certificate


Oct 16, 11:00am Crafting a Successful Grant Proposal

Submitted on October 13, 2014

Discuss the nuts and bolts of writing effective proposals and working with funding agencies to build support for your projects. Drawing on their interdisciplinary experiences, Professors Gerken and Armstrong will provide practical tips on everything from working with preliminary findings to justifying your budget.

Location: Swede Johnson Building, Room 205

This workshop is brought to you by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs as part of the Campus Connections program.