Announcements

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: https://grad.arizona.edu/ofce/workshop-and-presentation-materials

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: http://career.arizona.edu/events/az-career-mixer-students-alumni

OVERVIEW

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

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May 23: Panel Discussion on how to find and apply for Postdoc Fellowships

Submitted on May 16, 2017

The Office of Fellowships and Community Engagement invites you to a panel discussion featuring four current postdoctoral scholars as well as the director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to discuss approaches to applying for postdoctoral positions.

The panelists will share their experiences applying to postdoctoral positions and give advice on effective strategies for obtaining postdoctoral funding.

Light refreshments will be served.

Postdocs: May 9 Workshop to Share Effective Management Strategies

Submitted on May 3, 2017

UA Postdoctoral Affairs and the UA Postdoctroal Association are proud to present a panel discussion on Effective Management Strategies. The discussion will focus on the managerial aspects of a faculty job or other jobs outside of academia. UA Faculty and HR professionals will answer questions about lab management, employee relations, and communicating with administrators.

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Grad Slam 2017 Final Round: Diverse Talks and Results

Submitted on April 11, 2017
UA Grad Slam Finalists with Masters of Ceremony Jude Udeozor and Meg Lota Brown, PhD

Winners of the Grad Slam Grand Prizes, sponsored by UA Research, Discovery, & Innovation, are:

  • 1st Place ($3,000): Tim Frost, Biomedical Engineering GIDP doctoral student, for his talk "Accelerating drug discovery with microfluidic models"
  • 2nd Place ($2,000): Samantha Reznik, Clinical Psychology doctoral student, for her talk "Developing a new intervention for treatment-resistant depression"
  • 3rd Place ($1,000): Lora Key, History doctoral student, for her talk "Mexican Americans in the World War II Era"

The Grad Slam Honorable Mention Award recipient and this year’s People’s Choice Award winner is

  • Lourena Arone, Plant Pathology doctoral student, for her talk "Impacts of farming practices on fate of aflatoxin in the environment"

The recipient of the Best Environmental Presentation Award ($1,000), sponsored by the Institute of Environment, is:

  • Lourena Arone, Plant Pathology doctoral student, for her talk "Impacts of farming practices on fate of aflatoxin in the environment"

Best Environment and Social Justice Presentation Award Winner, sponsored by the Haury Program, went to two students. Each received an award of $1,000:

  • Lora Key, History doctoral student, for her talk "Mexican Americans in the World War II Era"
  • Daniel Bernal, dual program doctoral student in Law (JD) and Rhetoric, Composition, and Teaching of English (PhD), for his talk “The Simpla Phi Solution: The Benefits of Self-Help Forms in Eviction Hearings”

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