Sept 7 | UPDA Board Meeting
Sept 7 | Grad Student Resource Fair
Sept 10 | State Registration Census taken – last day for departments to input Tuition Benefit information
Sept 12 | Postdoc Pitches Workshop
Sept 12 | Thesis Office Formatting Workshop
Sept 13 | Secrets of the Thesis Office Exposed! What Thesis Editors Want You to Know Workshop
Sept 14 | One Button Studio & Adobe Spark: Record & Create Video Presentations (CTLE Workshop)
Sept 17-21 | Postdoc Appreciation Week
Sept 17 | Postdoc Appreciation Day
Sept 17 | Where Do I Go From Here? Paving Your Path to Career Success (Postdoc Appreciation Week Keynote address)
Sept 17 | TBP Signature Report Due
Sept 18 | Marriott Library Graduate Student Social
Sept 19 | Thesis Office Formatting Workshop
Sept 20 | Your Career is Now: Building Professional Success as a Graduate Student Workshop
Sept 20 | Science on Tap: The Spleen: A Mean, Lean, Diving Machine
Sept 21 | Exploring Inclusive Teaching Strategies in the Classroom (CTLE Workshop)
Sept 24 | Graduate Council Meeting
Sept 26 | Thesis Office Formatting Workshop
Sept 28 | Navigating the Library Database & Meet the Librarians (CTLE Workshop)
Sept 27 | Director of Graduate Studies (DoGS) Meeting
Upcoming Special Events
THESIS & DISSERTATION FORMATTING WORKSHOPS
Wednesdays in September
Faculty Center, Marriott Library
During these workshops, a specially designated Thesis Editor will work with students in small groups to identify potential formatting problems with their thesis or dissertation manuscript. Bring your laptop for hands-on help!
Workshops are limited to students using Word.
WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE? PAVING YOUR PATH TO CAREER SUCCESS
Keynote Speech of the Postdoc Appreciation Week
September 17 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
2110 Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB)
What careers are available to PhDs? Finding out your career potential is an important part of making your plans for future success. Postdocs, graduate students, faculty, and staff are all invited to this special keynote address about finding your passion and pursuing fulfilling careers. Postdocs should be sure to stick around for the other postdoc events going on this day and throughout the week!
YOUR CAREER IS NOW: BUILDING PROFESSIONAL SKILLS as a GRADUATE STUDENT
September 20 | 10:00 – 11:00 am
Room L126 WEB
Whether you plan to pursue academia or want to keep your options open to other opportunities, the time to start developing yourself professionally is now! Basic professional skills such as networking, interviewing, and negotiation will serve you well, both as a graduate student and as you prepare for job talks, industry, teaching positions, or career interviews.In this workshop, the Graduate Career Coach from the Career and Professional Development Center will discuss the simple actions you can take today to prepare you for your professional future.Whether you’re just starting your studies or nearing graduation, this workshop is an excellent way to build up skills and prepare for your post-graduation goals.
SCIENCE ON TAP: THE SPLEEN: A MEAN, LEAN, DIVING MACHINE
September 20 | 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Green Pig Pub, Salt Lake City
The Bajau people of Southeast Asia can dive up to 200 feet underwater while holding their breath. But what evolutionary advantages allow them to do this? Join Science on Tap at 7pm on Sept. 20th at the Green Pig Pub where Dr. Melissa Ilardo will discuss how the spleen plays a role in freediving!