October 23: Free presentation on Big Data and Visualization by UA researchers

Submitted on October 18, 2017

The University of Arizona Libraries is celebrating Open Access Week by sponsoring a program on Big Data and Visualization. Big data is becoming an integral part of research, business, government, and our personal lives – in history, science, politics, economics, business, and social media. A prime example is the growth in the volume of data from social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Big data presents many challenges related to its characteristics, processing, management, and visualization.

New Free and Online Mentoring and Career Development Resource for UA students, postdocs, and faculty

Submitted on September 6, 2017

Given that mentoring is so beneficial to people in academia, Faculty Affairs and the Office of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence (ODIEX) are excited to announce that all of graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and faculty are eligible to create free accounts for the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD).  This nationally recognized organization provides online career development and mentoring resources that can increase success with publications and securing external funding, increase confidence as a researcher

Utilize Campus Connections Workshops to Build Career Skills for Academia

Submitted on September 6, 2017

The Campus Connections Program is sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs and the Office for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence (ODIEX), and they invite graduate students, postdocs, and faculty to participate in their high quality professional development workshops taking place this Fall.

A Message from Laura Hunter, Associate Diversity Officer, on the Fall 2017 Campus Connections workshops:

The Faculty Job Application Series Workshops Schedule is now available!

Submitted on September 6, 2017

The Office of Instruction and Assessment (OIA), Graduate and Professional Student Council, the Graduate Center, and Postdoctoral Affairs are excited to announce our Fall 2017 series on “Preparing for Faculty Job Applications.” Open to students and postdoctoral scholars. Materials from each session will be available online through OIA’s website after the conclusion of the sessions.

“Preparing for Faculty Job Applications" Series Schedule

Dates: September 12, 19, 26, and October 3

Looking for Funding or Application Support? OFCE Fall 2017 workshops can help!

Submitted on August 15, 2017

Looking for funding or application support? The Office of Fellowships and Community Engagement assists graduate students applying for external funding.

Visit OFCE's website for complete workshop information and to register for workshops:

Fall 2017 Workshops

Think Tank Graduate Student Workshops for Fall 2017

Submitted on August 15, 2017
Don't miss the Think Tank Fall 2017 Graduate Student Workshops! Great for learning more about what resources are available or jogging your memory, these workshops are a resource for your success.

Tuesdays from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in La Aldea Graduate Housing, just south of 4th Street and west of Tyndall Avenue (west and south of Tyndall Garage). Your map app will find it at 825 E. 5th Street. 

UA Libraries offers funding to attend OpenCon 2018 in Berlin!

Submitted on August 15, 2017
UA Libraries offering funding to attend OpenCon 2018

Are you a graduate student or early career academic professional who’s passionate about opening up access to educational and scholarly resources? Keen on being part of a community that’s dedicated to and engaged in Open Access advocacy? Then OpenCon 2017  (November 11-13, 2017, Berlin, Germany) is the conference and community for you. The UA Libraries is sponsoring one UA graduate student or early career academic professional to attend.

May 31: 6th Annual Arizona's Career Mixer to connect Students and Alumni with Arizona Employers

Submitted on May 18, 2017
Arizona's Career Mixer: Keep the best University Talent Local

Looking to meet with Arizona employers from a variety of fields. The Arizona Career Mixer is a great place to start whether you have recently graduated or just want to interact with organizations hiring university talent. This event is hosted by the UA, ASU, NAU, UA Alumni Association, and ASU Alumni Association.

Main website:


Postdocs & Advanced Graduate Students! Learn about Data Curation May 25th with part 1 of the Data Literacy Series

Submitted on May 18, 2017

Data Literacy Workshops for Postdocs and Advanced Graduate Students

  1. Data Curation for Postdocs and Advanced Graduate Students May 25, 12-1:30 in Main Library A112
  2. Data Management for Postdocs and Advanced Graduate Students – TBA