Don't miss the Be Your Best in Grad School workshops!

Submitted on September 15, 2015

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 or (520) 626-6654.

Summer workshops available to help you with Fellowship Applications

Submitted on May 15, 2015

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.

Panel on Academic Writing & Publishing this April 9!

Submitted on March 18, 2015

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.

Panel on Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration this April 2!

Submitted on March 18, 2015

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.

PhD Career Lectures this March 5-6

Submitted on February 27, 2015

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.

New webinar series helps students meet accomplished UA alumni

Submitted on January 21, 2015
Cats in the Corner Office Banner showing portraits of alumni Terry Lundgren, J.A. Jance, and Laura Miller

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: 

January 27th: Surviving and Thriving in Grad School Workshop

Submitted on January 20, 2015

The UA Think Tank presents a workshop on surviving and thriving in graduate school this January 27, 2015 at 2pm in Bear Down Gym

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.