The UA Think Tank in collaboration with the Graduate Center and the University Libraries present a series of workshop to help graduate students learn about resources and strategies to maximize their success during their time at the UA. Topics range from surviving and thriving, managing time and stress, and staying motivated, to maximizing library resources for research, writing, and preparing for comprehensive exams. All workshops convene at the UA Think Tank in Bear Down Gym on Tuesdays from 2PM to 3PM unless otherwise noted. For more information, please contact Amanda Parkman, UA Think Tank Academic Skills Coordinator, at email@example.com or (520) 626-6654.
Are you looking for a job for next year, and want to do work helping UA graduate students? The Graduate and Professional Student Council have the following paid positions open for hire:
Don't forget to sign up for the UA Graduate College Office of Fellowships and Community Engagement summer workshop series! They are pleased to offer workshops that span the fellowship application process. Everything from the planning the application to writing and revising the application will be covered. Sign up today to make sure you secure your spot! Workshops will run from June 9 to July 28.
As part of President Hart's goal of 100% Engagement, UA Career Services is waiving fees associated with some of its online resources. These resources range from initiatives like the Real World Readiness program, Career Beam, Kuder, and access to Resume Guides as well as other presentation and networking resources.
The UA Graduate Center invites the UA community to attend an interdisciplinary panel on the subject of academic writing and publishing!
The panelists will include Professors Tricia Serio (Molecular and Cellular Biology) and Monica Casper (Gender and Women’s Studies), and Dean Marc Miller (College of Law). Building upon their experience serving as editors for journals and publications of their respective fields, the panelists will share strategies for effective writing and publishing that you can use to enhance your own writing and increase your chances for publication.
The UA Graduate Center invites you to attend a panel on interdisciplinary research and collaboration!
The Graduate Center has brought together professors from across diverse fields ranging all the way from Music to Neuroscience to share their insights and expertise in forming and advancing effective interdisciplinary teams.
Light hor d'oeuvres and refreshments will be available starting at 5:00PM and the panel discussion will start at 5:30PM in the Student Union Memorial Center Copper Room.
The Spring PhD Careers Lectures presented by Andrew Green, Ph.D. counselor at the UC Berkeley Career Center, are back by popular demand.
Dr. Green survived the academic job search himself and spent six years at Connecticut College - serving on numerous search committees. Green is known for his work helping PhDs and postdoctoral scholars find careers both inside and outside of academia.
UA Career Services and the Alumni Association are proud to present the 2015 Cats in the Corner Office Webinar series. UA students and alumni are invited to meet some incredibly accomplished UA alumni, including Terry Lundgren, CEO of Macy’s, and bestselling author J.A. Jance.
Free and open to all students and alumni of the UA, “Cats in the Corner Office” are live and interactive webinars, featuring conversations with Wildcats who are leaders in their fields.
2015 “Cats in the Corner Office” webinars:
The UA Think Tank presents a workshop on surviving and thriving in graduate school this January 27, 2015 at 2pm in Bear Down Gym
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:
Graduate school brings a host of new academic and personal challenges. This workshop will discuss some of the differences between undergraduate and graduate school and oer ideas about how to successfully approach the changes. The workshop will discuss management of time, how to tackle readings, research, and more.
The University of Arizona’s MacArthur Fellows exemplify all three. From neuroscience and astronomy to linguistics, ethnobotany, and anthropology, these scholars are changing the world for the better. This speaker series explores and celebrates the innovation and impact of our MacArthur Fellows' work.
Location: Cesar E. Chavez Building, Room 111, 1110 E James E Rogers Way
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Dates and Speakers: