Upcoming Events

Writing Center Workshop

Writing Graduate Research Proposals


September 26th, 12:00pm–1:30pm

6191 Helen C. White Hall

Roll up your sleeves for this hands-on workshop! We'll explore ways for getting a thesis or dissertation started; for organizing your introduction, literature review, and methods sections; and for obtaining useful feedback. Reserve a place online.

Writing Center Workshop

On the Academic Job Market: Composing the All-Important Cover Letter

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Communication

September 27th, 3:30pm–5:00pm

Writing Center Commons, Helen C. White Hall

This workshop is an introduction to using your cover letter effectively to demonstrate how you are the most qualified candidate for the academic position. Reserve a place online.

NSF GRFP Faculty Reviewers Panel

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Leadership

September 27th, 4:30pm–6:00pm

Northwoods , Union South

This panel will feature faculty members who have served as reviewers for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program competition. They will share insights about the review process and tips on how to make your application more successful. Register here: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ah5ng4XPI3nA20t

Grad School After Coursework: Tips for a Successful Transition

Managing projects and people

September 28th, 3:00pm–4:30pm

For graduate students finalizing coursework and beginning independent research and writing, or those who anticipate doing so soon, the transition to dissertator status can be just as challenging as entering graduate school. This workshop features advice from faculty panelists and hands-on activities to help you make a smooth transition. Learn practical strategies for focusing on your writing, managing your time to stay on track, and developing a supportive mentorship environment.

Stata for Researchers

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Inquiry, discovery, and creation

September 29th, 2:00pm–4:00pm

3218 Sewell Social Sciences

REGISTRATION FOR THIS TRAINING IS REQUIRED. PLEASE GO TO http://ssc.wisc.edu/sscc_jsp/training/details.jsp?class_id=2351 TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS. Stata is a popular statistical analysis software, as it is both very powerful and relatively easy to learn. This class will teach you the fundamentals of Stata and give you a strong foundation you can build on to become an expert Stata user.

Writing Center Workshop

Designing Writing Assignments that Motivate Deep Reading


October 2nd, 3:00pm–4:30pm

6176 Helen C. White Hall

Students from all disciplines and at all levels of study often have difficulty engaging with some of the more challenging texts in our courses. This workshop explores how we can design writing assignments that move students to read more deeply, more purposefully, and more effectively. Reserve a place online.

Ford Foundation Fellowships Information Session

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Leadership

October 2nd, 4:00pm–5:00pm

Auditorium, Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building

This session will provide information on the application process for Ford Fellowships. Register here: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eVzqQEvSfgRTCM5 Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation.

Managing Your Rights as an Author: Graduate Students and Copyright

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Managing projects and people

October 3rd, 4:00pm–5:00pm

Biocommons/ 110A, Steenbock Library

Have you given any thought to managing your own copyrights? Would you automatically sign a publishing agreement without reading the fine print? What are the implications of public access to your thesis or dissertation after deposit or of delaying release? This session will address common authors' rights issues encountered by graduate students. Please register at: https://goo.gl/forms/t2aYPp74puDk76bI3

NSF GRFP Workshop: How to Address the Broader Impact in Your Fellowship Application

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections

October 4th, 9:00am–11:00am

H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building

The National Science Foundation employs two criteria in the review of Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) applications, namely intellectual merit and broader impact. This workshop will help you address the concept of broader impacts in your fellowship application. You will discuss strategies for writing a successful broader impact plan, hear from panelists about successful proposals, and learn about resources on campus focused on effective integration of research and education.

NSF Application Broader Impacts Workshop: How to Address the Broader Impact in Your Fellowship Application

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Leadership

October 4th, 9:00am–11:00am

H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building

For more information visit: https://delta.wisc.edu/Events/workshops.html Register here: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eW2EBly5q2QHDlX

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