The Graduate Center has moved to 1600 E 1st Street. Come check out our new location!

Submitted on April 24, 2018

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

Submitted on April 16, 2018

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

March 28: Online Career Fair for Graduate Students, Postdocs, and Alumni

Submitted on March 14, 2018
Evite about the Virtual Career Fair sharing testimonials

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.

Spring 2018 Campus Connections Diversity in the Classroom Workshops

Submitted on February 26, 2018

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.

Series Schedule:

Designing Effective Courses for Diverse Learners

Spring 2018 Faculty Job Application Series starts January 23 - Get a leg up on the competition!

Submitted on January 18, 2018

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.

Spring ABD to PhD Writing Workshops - January 25, February 22, and March 29

Submitted on January 8, 2018

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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.

Register for Alan Alda Science Communication Workshops by January 19

Submitted on January 4, 2018

Do you ever wonder what makes a successful science communicator?
Do you wish you knew how to effectively communicate your research to a variety of 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!

January 11: Panel on Negotiation for Faculty Positions

Submitted on January 4, 2018

An announcement from UAPA and the office of Postdoctoral Affairs:

The University of Arizona Postdoctoral Association and the office of Postdoctoral Affairs are co-sponsoring a panel discussion on the negotiation process during faculty-position hires. We’ve put together a panel of UA professors across a wide range of disciplines who have recent and direct experience with the negotiation process, and who are eager to discuss the process and answer any questions you may have.