Science Communication Workshops by the Alan Alda Center this February - Sign up by January 15

Submitted on January 3, 2017

Do you ever wonder what makes a successful communicator?

Do you wish you knew how to effectively communicate your science to various audiences?

Come learn how to be not just a successful science communicator, but a remarkable science communicator, from the experts at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science® at Stony Brook University. Register today to secure one of the 32 slots available.


Spring 2017 Foreign Accent Modification Workshop Enrollment Open

Submitted on January 3, 2017

This spring 2017, the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is offering its semester long workshop on accent modification. It’s well worth checking out.


SLHS 497/597: Workshop on Foreign Accent Modification (1 credit)

  • Instructor: Janet Hawley, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Spring 2017: January 11th-May 4th
  • Thursdays 9:00-10:00 AM
  • Location: Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Room 203, 1131 E Second St, AZ 85721

Course Description

Survival Skills and Ethics course is accepting students. Learn research-based strategies for graduate school and beyond!

Submitted on November 2, 2016

Looking for information on how to be successful in graduate school and beyond? Professor Jenny Hoit's Survival Skills and Ethics course this spring is a proven resource for success. In addition to spreading research-based strategies on a variety of topics germane to graduate student and postdoc success, all students have the opportunity to earn Responsible Conduct of Research certification upon course completion. Please see the information below for more details.

Graduate Writing Oases Program to offer graduate students dedicated writing space and assistance

Submitted on October 25, 2016
Student writing with a pen and paper

The UA Graduate Center, in collaboration with the Writing Skills Improvement Program and the Think Tank, invites you to our new program, Graduate Writing Oases.


Starting November 3, we will provide spaces throughout campus where you can focus on your writing projects—whether class assignments, theses, grant proposals, dissertations, or manuscripts for publication. Each writing oasis location will be open for three hours. During the first hour, a writing specialist from the Writing Skills Improvement Program or the Think Tank will be available to answer questions and provide suggestions.

Site hosts are the Office of Student Engagement in the Student Union, the Writing Skills Improvement Program in the Geronimo building on University Boulevard, and the Poetry Center

New Postdoc Fellowship Program at University of Pennsylvania

Submitted on September 19, 2016

The University of Pennsylvania has just announced a new postdoctoral fellowship opportunity. Check out the call for candidates below for more information. In addition, be sure to check out the How to Find a Postdoc page to learn about UA openings and related postdoc position listing databases.

Postdoctoral Fellowships for Academic Diversity at the University of Pennsylvania  and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Get advice on Academic Publishing this September 20 - Lecture Series with the esteemed Prof. Gordon Hutner

Submitted on September 14, 2016
Portrait of Professor Gordon Hutner, University of Virginia

The Arizona Quarterly, the UA Department of English's Graduate Literature Program, and the Graduate Center are excited to announce a two lecture series on the topic of Academic Publishing. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend. Attendees will learn about the academic publishing process and ways to be effective in getting published in scholarly journals, books, and more.

“Scholarly Publishing: What, Where, When, and How”

Considering a faculty position? Don't miss the Preparing for Faculty Job Applications Brown Bag Discussion Series

Submitted on September 1, 2016

The Office of Instruction and Assessment, the Graduate Center and the Graduate & Professional Student Council would like to invite you to our “Preparing for Faculty Job Applications” Brown Bag Discussion Series. This is a series of 4 brown bags, with the first one starting this coming Tuesday on September 6th. Attached and copied below is the schedule for the series.

“Preparing for Faculty Job Applications" Brown Bag Discussion Series Schedule

Campus Connections Workshop Fall Schedule for Graduate Students and Postdocs Now Available

Submitted on August 29, 2016
Logo of the Campus Connections Program, which looks like an outline of Old Main and the fountain outside of Old Main

The Fall 2016 workshop schedule for the Campus Connections Program is now available. Through Graduate Center sponsorship, most sessions are open to graduate students and postdocs, in addition to new faculty members. Check out the schedule below for more information on each session and how to register for these free workshops. There are three workshop tracks: Getting Published, Diversity in the Classroom, and Advancing Faculty Careers.

Please email Dr. Laura Hunter at with questions.