Fall 2016 Writing Workshops for ABD Students

Submitted on August 22, 2016


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 students from across diverse disciplines. This series will continue with three new workshops in the spring.

The workshops series is facilitated by the Writing Skills Improvement Program and the Think Tank Writing Specialist, and is sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Council and the Graduate Center.

Presentation Slides and Video Link for Interactive Teaching Workshop Available

Submitted on April 27, 2016

Couldn't attend the April 13, 2016, Interactive Teaching Workshop in person? No worries! The slides and presentation video are now available on the Graduate Center's Resources Page in the Teaching Resources section and in the text of this annoucement. Enjoy!

Interactive Teaching Workshop (April 13, 2016)

April 13 Workshop and Discussion on Collaborative Research to share best practices

Submitted on April 8, 2016
Whether you are looking to enhance your collaborative research management skills, or you are new to the idea of collaborative research, this workshop by the Responsible Conduct in Research Program is for you. Attendees will learn best practices related managing effective collaborative research teams, especially those with industry ties, and ways of navigating the ethical challenges related to collaborative work.  

Want to improve your teaching? Check out our workshop on Interactive Teaching this April 13th!

Submitted on March 26, 2016

The Graduate Center is proud to host five of the UA’s top teaching professors this April 13th. They will share insights and strategies for using interactive teaching methods. Attendees will learn ways to implement interactive teaching techniques into their teaching repertoire, regardless of classroom type.

Interactive Teaching Workshop

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016
  • 3:00-5:30 pm
  • Education Building, Room 353


Looking for a faculty position? The Strategies for Faculty Job Applications Brown Bag Series is for you!

Submitted on March 23, 2016

The Office of Instruction and Assessent, the Graduate & Professional Student Council, and the Graduate Center invite you to our upcoming Brown Bag series. Please see full details below.

“Strategies for Faculty Job Applications" Brown Bag Discussion Series

Career & Professional Development Lectures on March 8 and 9

Submitted on February 29, 2016
Flier for the Beth Fischer and Michael Zigmond Career and Professional Development Lectures

This March 8 and 9, the Graduate Center, the Office for Research and Discovery, and the School of Mind, Brain and Behavior will host internationally acclaimed professors Beth A. Fischer and Michael J. Zigmond. Drs. Fischer and Zigmond are known for their work in research ethics and professional development, having conducted workshops in Asia, Africa, Europe, and North and South America.

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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