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April 6UPDATED Writing Center Workshop – CANCELLED Developing and Delivering Conference Presentations (sec 2) 3:30PM, 6176 Helen C. White Hall
April 7Virtual Lab: Assessment Strategies using Asynchronous Options – Facilitated sharing of remote teaching strategies 10:00AM, Remote Blackboard Collaborate Session via Canvas
April 7CANCELED: Creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP) 11:30AM, Memorial Union, Check TITU
April 7UPDATE: Last Steps to Completing the PhD Degree, Canvas: https://canvas.wisc.edu/courses/172748 – This workshop will be offered online. Participants will be able to access Canvas for the presentation and then participate in an online discussion during the scheduled workshop time. 1:00PM, Online: https://canvas.wisc.edu/courses/172748
April 8Virtual Lab: Improving the Remote Student Experience – Facilitated sharing of remote teaching strategies 10:00AM, Remote Blackboard Collaborate Session via Canvas
News and Announcements
Stay informed important issues affecting graduate students with news and priority announcements from the Graduate School.
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- February 26, 2020
- February 11, 2020
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Alumni career profiles
Explore the variety of career paths open to you as a UW–Madison graduate by reading the success stories of some of our alumni.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Holzbaur Lab, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Chantell Evans graduated with her PhD in Neuroscience in 2015. She is now a postdoctoral fellow in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and was selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute as one of 15 early-career scientists in the first cohort of Hanna Gray Fellows, a program that supports scientists with the potential to become leaders in academic research.
President, Civilytics Consulting LLC Jared Knowles founded Civilytics Consulting, LLC, in 2016 to pursue his passion of providing high-quality public performance metrics for government services. Knowles completed his political science PhD in 2015 at UW–Madison, where he was also a fellow in the Interdisciplinary Training Program in Education Sciences.
Board Liaison and Strategic Initiatives at the Overture Center for the Arts; Founder and Executive Director of the LunART Festival Iva Ugrčić moved to the U.S. in 2014 to pursue a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at UW–Madison, which she earned in 2017. While on campus, she also earned a minor in Business in the Arts from the Bolz Center for Arts Administration at the Wisconsin School of Business. She now serves in the Board Liaison and Strategic Initiatives role for the Overture Center for the Arts.
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Research and Innovation
Our philosophy is clear and time-tested: the creation of new knowledge through research depends on educational excellence and graduate education is perfected through research. Our graduate students, and the work they do, illustrate this synergistic relationship. This Wisconsin tradition is built on a foundation of world-class faculty, diverse students determined to succeed, research innovation and facilities and programs second to none.
April 3, 2020
Investing in Graduate Education
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) plays an essential role in supporting the innovative research and graduate education that are cornerstones of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. These profiles illustrate the diverse and important ways that WARF contributes to graduate student success at UW–Madison.
PhD student, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Marin studies the interaction of agriculture, development, and the environment in the Brazilian Amazon, focusing on how zero-deforestation policies in the cattle sector affect both deforestation and agricultural productivity.
PhD Candidate, Zoology
Lucas studies population genomics and evolutionary ecology. He is fascinated by how ecological processes, such as population dynamics and species interactions, interact with genomic processes.
PhD student, Chemistry
Lianna's research focuses on the defect-driven growth of two-dimensional materials and their characterization toward solar fuels, light absorbers, and other electronic applications.