Panel Discussion February 3: Interviewing for Non-Academic and Academic Careers

Submitted on January 27, 2017

Effective Interviewing in Multiple Career Pathways for Graduate Students and Postdocs Panel Discussion

  • February 3, 2017
  • Student Union Memorial Center, Ventana Room
  • 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
  • Reception to follow the panel discussion

The four speaker panel representing multiple sectors will share best practices for interviewing with a focus on strategies for individuals with or pursuing graduate and professional degrees.

Spring 2017 Responsible Conduct of Research Workshops Schedule Now Available

Submitted on January 26, 2017

A memo from the Responsible Conduct of Research Program on their spring 2017 workshop schedule


Date: January 25, 2017

From: Scott Pryor

Training & Education Program Manager Research, Discovery & Innovation


Subject: Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop Schedule, Spring 2017

New Brown Bag Series to Address Stress Management for Graduating Graduate Students

Submitted on January 25, 2017

Stress Management for Graduating Graduate Students Brown Bag Series

Spring 2017 Workshop schedule

RSVP is not required.  Feel free to bring your lunch (Note: Only home-made and Student Union food allowed).  Open to all graduate students and postdocs.  

Workshop #1: Just Getting Things Done (and Getting Out of Here)

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 11:00am – 12:00pm
Student Union Presidio Room

Topics covered:

ABD to PhD Writing Workshops Spring 2017

Submitted on January 25, 2017

From ABD to PhD Spring 2017 Workshop Series

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. Coffee, tea, water, and light snacks will be provided, as will pens and ruled notepads.

Grad Slam 2017 Registration Open through February 10

Submitted on January 18, 2017
Grad Slam Logo (a a starburst with the words "Grad Slam: $1000 a minute" written on it

The registration form for Grad Slam is open through February 10, 2017. Grad Slam is a campus-wide competition for the best 3-minute graduate student presentation of a research or creative project. It is an excellent opportunity for students to enhance their communication skills and is an effective way of showcasing to the UA community and the public the innovative research and creative work associated with graduate education at the UA. All disciplines are encouraged to participate. All talks must be live oral presentations.

Looking to teach in higher education? The "Faculty Job Applications" Workshop Series this January and February can help with that!

Submitted on January 18, 2017
A group of students meeting with a professor to discuss a project

Looking to enter the professoriate after graduation or just want to know how to best leverage your skills in higher education fields? The "Preparing for Faculty Job Applications" Workshop Series facilitated by the Office of Instruction and Assessment can help you develop key parts of your application and get you acquainted with the best practices for applying for faculty positions.

GPSC Student Showcase 2017 - Apply by January 30 to participate!

Submitted on January 11, 2017
GPSC Student Showcase Call for Applications - Apply by January 30

Looking for a venue at which to present your research or creative work to the public? Apply for GPSC Student Showcase. Student Showcase is the largest and one of the longest running exhibition of student research and creative work on campus. Participants have the opportunity to do poster presentations of their work for the public and a chance to win cash prizes and other recognition.

Think Tank Grad Student Workshops 2017 New Location - La Aldea Residence Hall

Submitted on January 5, 2017
Spring 2017 Think Tank Grad Student Workshop Schedule

The UA Think Tank, in collaboration with campus partners, is proud to host another series of workshops for graduate students. Covering a variety of topics, these workshops provide quick tips, resources, and strategies to help students be successful during their studies at the UA. The location of the workshops for Spring 2017 is at La Aldea Graduate Residence Hall. La Aldea is located at 825 E 5th Street, near Euclid and 6th Street.

Please see the schedule of workshops below.


Interested in data science? Check out the Data Incubator Fellowship

Submitted on January 4, 2017

Data science aka Big Data is a burgeoning field, often crossing disciplinary boundaries and leading to exciting projects and innovations. The Data Incubator Fellowship program helps individuals hone and develop skills to be effective contributors or users of data science, and it's all free. Read the message from Michael Li, a postdoc from Cornell University, to learn more about the Data Incubator Fellowship.

Science Communication Workshops by the Alan Alda Center this February - Sign up by January 15

Submitted on January 3, 2017

Do you ever wonder what makes a successful communicator?

Do you wish you knew how to effectively communicate your science to various 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. Register today to secure one of the 32 slots available.