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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This spring 2017, the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is offering its semester long workshop on accent modification. It’s well worth checking out.
SLHS 497/597: Workshop on Foreign Accent Modification (1 credit)
- Instructor: Janet Hawley, MS, CCC-SLP
- Spring 2017: January 11th-May 4th
- Thursdays 9:00-10:00 AM
- Location: Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Room 203, 1131 E Second St, AZ 85721
Survival Skills and Ethics course is accepting students. Learn research-based strategies for graduate school and beyond!
Looking for information on how to be successful in graduate school and beyond? Professor Jenny Hoit's Survival Skills and Ethics course this spring is a proven resource for success. In addition to spreading research-based strategies on a variety of topics germane to graduate student and postdoc success, all students have the opportunity to earn Responsible Conduct of Research certification upon course completion. Please see the information below for more details.
The UA Graduate Center, in collaboration with the Writing Skills Improvement Program and the Think Tank, invites you to our new program, Graduate Writing Oases.
Starting November 3, we will provide spaces throughout campus where you can focus on your writing projects—whether class assignments, theses, grant proposals, dissertations, or manuscripts for publication. Each writing oasis location will be open for three hours. During the first hour, a writing specialist from the Writing Skills Improvement Program or the Think Tank will be available to answer questions and provide suggestions.
Site hosts are the Office of Student Engagement in the Student Union, the Writing Skills Improvement Program in the Geronimo building on University Boulevard, and the Poetry Center
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