Feb 26 | Graduate Council Meeting
Mar 1 | Application to walk in Spring Convocation due
Mar 2 | Comprehensive Exam/Nonthesis Project Final Exams due for graduation
Mar 2 | Last day to submit Language Verification Form for graduation
Mar 2 | UPDA Board Meeting
Mar 2 | CTLE Workshop: Constructing Rubrics and Using them Effectively in the Classroom
Mar 9 | Last day Thesis Office accepts department-approved manuscripts over 200 pages
Mar 9 | CTLE Workshop: Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch
Mar 13 | Emerging Diversity Scholars Fellowship applications due
Mar 13 | Excellence Through Diversity Scholars Fellowship applications due
Mar 13 | “Writing for Foundation Funding” Workshop / Finding Funding for Those Outside of STEM Fields Workshop
Mar 13 | Taco Tuesday (Diversity)
Mar 14 | Postdoc Lunch and Learn
Upcoming Special Events
“Finding Funding Opportunities”
February 13, 2018 | 2:00 – 3:00 pm | Room 1150, Marriott Library
RESCHEDULED – WATCH THIS SPACE FOR INFORMATION
“Writing for Foundation Funding”
March 13, 2018 | 2:00 – 3:00 pm | Room 1150, Marriott Library
This set of funding workshops explores opportunities for students outside of STEM fields to receive financial support for their research. Led by Peter Krause, Assistant Librarian of the Marriott Library, the two workshops will discuss how to begin a funding search outside of STEM resources and the best practices for creating a successful application for funds.
CTLE Workshop: “Constructing Rubrics and Using Them Effectively in the Classroom”
March 2, 2018 | 9:30 – 11:30 am | Faculty Center, MLIB 1705
Evaluating student performance can be an overwhelming and daunting task…. come to this session to explore an effective evaluation tool that will decrease student confusion on what you want them to know/do and increase student understanding on how they can demonstrate exemplary on a learning task. During this session, we will discuss what is a rubric, why rubrics should be used, and how to develop an effective rubric using 8 simple steps. You will leave this session with all the resources you need to construct, develop, and create effective evaluation rubrics to use with students in your classes.
CTLE Workshop: “Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch”
March 9, 2018 | 9:30 – 11:30 am | Faculty Center, MLIB 1705
This highly practical workshop will explore how to condense complicated research ideas and proposals into short, effective presentations that can be used professionally and casually to explain the impact of your research and its potential. Ideal for graduate students and postdocs entering the workforce, or for anyone who wants to practice a more compelling way to share ideas with people outside of their discipline.
CTLE Workshop: “Explore Adobe”
March 30, 2018 | 9:30 – 11:30 am | MarrioTT Library, Room 1120
Come experiment with the latest adobe products and see how you can add a visual component to your course assignments, regardless of discipline. We will also cover several Adobe mobile apps such as Spark, Clip and Comp that allow students to create on the go.
CTLE Workshop: “The World of Podcasting”
April 6, 2018 | 9:30 – 11:30 am | Faculty Center, MLIB 1705
Ever considered creating a podcast to spread your research ideas or enhance your outreach efforts? Podcasting can be a powerful way of popularizing your ideas, networking with a wide audience, and even achieving research goals. And, it’s not just for the extroverted! Join Associate Professor Nels Elde and other podcasters from the University of Utah to discuss the rewards and challenges of developing your own podcast.
CTLE Workshop: “Design and Deliver Media in Canvas”
April 13, 2018 | 9:30 – 11:30 am | MarrioTT Library, Room 1120
The media tools inside Canvas have recently upgraded. Come explore how to create, host and embed media in your Canvas course. You will also learn best practices for creating narrated PowerPoints and using your webcam.