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Graduate School Events

October 28, 2021

Science Riot comedy routine

Science Riot Comedy Crash Course

October 28, 2021 at 5:00pm6:30pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Are you a scientist? Think your job is pretty weird? Tell us all about it!! Science Riot and the Graduate School are partnering to offer a professional development workshop in science communication.…

October 29, 2021

Online and Hybrid Learning: Challenges and Opportunities

October 29, 2021 at 3:15pm4:45pm EDT

Lyman Hall, 132 and Virtual (See event details)

Teaching an online or hybrid course is very different than teaching students exclusively face-to-face. Learning to effectively use instructional technologies is part of the challenge. So is…

November 4, 2021

Christopher Caterine

Leaving Academia: A Practical Guide

November 4, 2021 at 3:30pm4:45pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

An estimated 93% of graduate students in the humanities and social sciences won’t get a tenure-track job, yet many still assume that a tenured professorship is the only successful outcome for a…

November 5, 2021

TA Program workshop: “Lesson & Lecture Working Group”

November 5, 2021 at 12:00pm2:00pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Anxious about giving your first full lecture? Interested in experimenting with the structure of your discussion section? Try workshopping it first, getting the support and input of your fellow…

Christopher Caterine

Practical Steps for the Post-Academic Job Search

November 5, 2021 at 1:00pm2:15pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

You may have heard that a Ph.D. prepares you for anything and that a perfect job awaits you outside the academy. But how do you find suitable roles and convince others that you’re the right person…

November 12, 2021

How the Figures Tell the Story: BioInspired Scientific Figure Design Workshop

November 12, 2021 at 12:30pm2:00pm EST

Life Sciences Complex, 215 and Virtual (See event details)

This workshop will cover the “figures telling the story” concept via a best-practices presentation, activities, and discussion. The faculty team of Jessica MacDonald and Jen Schwarz is…

TA Program workshop: “How Teaching Assistants Can Use Active Learning to Assess Learning Outcomes”

November 12, 2021 at 2:00pm3:30pm EST

Lyman Hall, 132

As a TA, how do you know that the students are understanding the material before they receive a grade? Are your students missing key information, but you do not know that until they take a test? How…

November 17, 2021

Teaching Mentor Information Session

November 17, 2021 at 9:00am10:00am EST

Virtual (See event details)

Teaching mentor information sessions outline the roles and responsibilities of being a teaching mentor for the Graduate School’s Teaching Assistant orientation program and the guidelines for…

December 3, 2021

TA Program workshop: “Lesson & Lecture Working Group”

December 3, 2021 at 12:00pm2:00pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

Anxious about giving your first full lecture? Interested in experimenting with the structure of your discussion section? Try workshopping it first, getting the support and input of your fellow…

December 15, 2021

Teaching Mentor Information Session

December 15, 2021 at 10:00am11:00am EST

Virtual (See event details)

Teaching mentor information sessions outline the roles and responsibilities of being a teaching mentor for the Graduate School’s Teaching Assistant orientation program and the guidelines for…

January 12, 2022

Teaching Mentor Information Session

January 12, 2022 at 9:30am10:30am EST

Virtual (See event details)

Teaching mentor information sessions outline the roles and responsibilities of being a teaching mentor for the Graduate School’s Teaching Assistant orientation program and the guidelines for…

January 21, 2022

Teaching Mentor Information Session

January 21, 2022 at 2:00pm3:00pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

Teaching mentor information sessions outline the roles and responsibilities of being a teaching mentor for the Graduate School’s Teaching Assistant orientation program and the guidelines for…

January 26, 2022

Teaching Mentor Information Session

January 26, 2022 at 11:30am12:30pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

Teaching mentor information sessions outline the roles and responsibilities of being a teaching mentor for the Graduate School’s Teaching Assistant orientation program and the guidelines for…

January 28, 2022

Teaching Mentor Information Session

January 28, 2022 at 1:00pm2:00pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

Teaching mentor information sessions outline the roles and responsibilities of being a teaching mentor for the Graduate School’s Teaching Assistant orientation program and the guidelines for…

January 31, 2022

Teaching Portfolio Construction workshop

January 31, 2022 at 5:15pm6:45pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

The session is an interactive workshop designed for all graduate students with an interest in beginning, constructing, and/or improving a Teaching Portfolio. These portfolios are used in the…

February 4, 2022

TA Program workshop: “Lesson & Lecture Working Group”

February 4, 2022 at 12:00pm2:00pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

Anxious about giving your first full lecture? Interested in experimenting with the structure of your discussion section? Try workshopping it first, getting the support and input of your fellow…

March 4, 2022

TA Program workshop: “Lesson & Lecture Working Group”

March 4, 2022 at 12:00pm2:00pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

Anxious about giving your first full lecture? Interested in experimenting with the structure of your discussion section? Try workshopping it first, getting the support and input of your fellow…

April 1, 2022

TA Program workshop: “Lesson & Lecture Working Group”

April 1, 2022 at 12:00pm2:00pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Anxious about giving your first full lecture? Interested in experimenting with the structure of your discussion section? Try workshopping it first, getting the support and input of your fellow…