Are you a graduate student who identifies as a person of color? The WSIP People of Color Writing Groups is for you. Facilitated by trained writing professionals, the program offers writing support, accountability, structure, and mentoring for participants. Space is limited, so sign up as soon as you can.
The Graduate Center website will not be available on May 19 between 5 AM and 2 PM due to regularly scheduled maintenance. Once the maintenance is complete, the website will be available for use. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
The Graduate Center will be closed on May 11, 2018, at 12 PM in honor of UA Commencement. We will resume our regular schedule on Monday, May 14, 2018. Congratulations to all of the students graduating this semester!
The Graduate Center is excited to announce our new location. We are in the pink building at the corner of 1st Street and Cherry Avenue, 1600 E 1st Street. We share the space with Classroom Technology Services and Postdoctoral Affairs. Our new location has a comfortable lounge students and postdoctoral scholars can use to study, meet up, and relax in as well as a multipurpose workshop room featuring teleconference technology.
The Graduate Center staff look forward to hosting events in our new home and welcome you to stop by.
Our hours are 9 AM to 5 PM.
April 19: Alaina Levine Talks and Workshops to help Graduate Students, Postdocs, and their Mentors & Advisors
The Graduate Center and Postdoctoral Affairs invite students, faculty, staff, and postdocs to our free professional development and career talks and train-the-trainer workshops on April 19, 2018. We are hosting Alaina Levine, UA alumna and internationally-known speaker, trainer, and author of Networking for Nerds (Wiley, 2015). All are free to attend, and RSVP is highly encouraged. Please send questions to email@example.com.
The Ph.D. and Master's Virtual Career Fair is open to students pursuing graduate degrees, postdoctoral scholars, and alumni that hold advanced degrees. All disciplines are welcome to participate. A variety of employers from industry, the public sector, and the non-profit sector are participating, and are looking to fill internship, fellowship, and full-time employment positions. It is free to attend.
This spring, the Office of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence is offering four workshops on how instructors can create more inclusive classrooms. If you attend all four workshops, you earn a “Leader in Classroom Diversity & Inclusion” certificate which could enhance your CV for the job market. The workshops bring in experts from across campus to provide practical tips on how to design inclusive classrooms. These workshops are open to all graduate students, postdocs, and faculty.
Designing Effective Courses for Diverse Learners
The UA Graduate Center and Postdoctoral Affairs are pleased to announce our presentation series “PhDs Succeeding in Multiple Career Pathways” starting February 1, 2018.
PhDs Succeeding in Multiple Career Pathways
The Office of Instruction and Assessment, the Graduate Center, Graduate & Professional Student Council, and Postdoctoral Affairs are pleased to announce our faculty job application series. Applying for faculty positions is a competitive process and leveraging your teaching experience can make a difference in you being considered for the job. This series will share best practices for representing yourself effectively in your teaching statement, diversity statement, online teaching portfolios, and the onsite teaching and job interview.
FROM ABD TO PhD
SPRING 2018 WRITING WORKSHOP SERIES
Purpose: Provide writing support for ABD (all but dissertated) students, discuss shared concerns about the dissertation process, and introduce strategies to facilitate writing. All participants should come prepared to write and work collaboratively with peers from diverse disciplines. Coffee, tea, water, and light snacks will be provided, as will pens and ruled notepads.