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Spring Break Dissertation Writers' Mini-Retreat offered by the Vanderbilt Writing Studio

Kim Petrie
January 16, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Writing Studio is hosting a Spring Break Dissertation Writers' Mini-Retreat. The retreat will take place on Monday and Tuesday of spring break, March 6-7. A short on-line application form is due by February 20. Here is a link to the information page and application form: https://vanderbilt.edu/writing/events/dissertation-writers-retreat/  

Coursera Opportunity: Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization

Kate Stuart
January 15, 2017

Project management has been proven to be the most effective method of delivering products within cost, schedule, and resource constraints. This intensive and hands-on series of courses gives you the skills to ensure your projects are completed on time and on budget while giving the user the product they expect. You will gain a strong working knowledge of the basics of project management and be able to immediately use that knowledge to effectively manage work projects.

Spring Pre-Flight Program at the Wond'ry now accepting applications through January 30th!

Ashley Brady
January 13, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Wond'ry Pre-Flight Accepting Applications: Ever thought entrepreneurship will play a role in your life? Have an idea for a new product, technology, or new way of doing something? The Wond’ry in partnership with Vanderbilt’s CTTC and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center will offer a new session of PreFlight sponsored by Waller Lansden Dortch, & Davis, LLP beginning on February 1st. This 11 week program provides the foundational knowledge to successfully identify, assess, and ultimately launch a quality for profit or nonprofit venture.

PhD Career Connections: Forensic Science

Kate Stuart
January 13, 2017

Join us for a panel discussion on careers in Forensic Science featuring Christina Williams and Eric Warren. Friday, February 3 8:45-9:45am Light Hall 202 Networking immediately after the event.Register here. Join us for a panel discussion on careers in Forensic Science featuring Christina Williams and Eric Warren.

5th Dannon Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant

Kim Petrie
January 11, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Dannon Company is pleased to announce its 5th Dannon Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant opportunity. Established in 2012, the Dannon Fellowship Grant has been expanded to include the gut microbiome in recognition of its remarkable potential on the human body. As part of their continued commitment to support scientists and advance research of the gut microbiome, The Dannon Company is offering two grants of $25,000 each to undergraduate, graduate or postdoctoral scholars to enhance their academic path.

Join Life Science TN for a Day on the Hill and Legislative Reception, Feb 15, 2017, Nashville, TN

Ashley Brady
January 10, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Join Life Science Tennessee members for this important annual event where our industry joins together in Nashville to advance our state policy agenda. During this legislative "Day on the Hill" at the Tennessee General Assembly, members meet one-on-one with state legislative leaders about the impacts and opportunities for industry growth in Tennessee.  

Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement

Kate Stuart
January 9, 2017

Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement, Monday, January 30, 3:00–4:30pm in the CFT Classroom online In this workshop we will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students & postdocs from across disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome. Facilitators will be Lydia Bentley and Alexis McBride, Graduate Teaching Fellows. Sponsored by the Center for Teaching.

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