Posts tagged Events

VU-Wise BBQ Picnic June 21st 2017

Angela Zito
June 12, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Come join us for our summer bash and meet other VU-WiSE members! We’ll be providing the food, so bring your sunglasses, frisbees, and friends for an afternoon in the sun! All students, postdocs, faculty and staff invited.

VU-WiSE Event: Elevator Talk Salon

Kate Stuart
April 3, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Elevator Talk Salon April 18, 2017 4-6 PM Alumni Hall 201 4-5 PM Elevator Talk presentations 5-6 PM Reception – Meet and Mingle This event is a chance for our members to present and learn about the work in STEM being done by women at Vanderbilt and to meet and network with VU-WiSE members.

Career Panel Discussion with VU-WiSE (Vanderbilt University Women in Science and Engineering)

Kate Stuart
March 13, 2017
Posted in Announcements

This event will host a panel of women in science (PhD students, Post-doctoral fellow, MD/PhD, and clinical scientists) to talk about their careers and what lead them to their respective career paths. The first 15 minutes will have the panelists describing their experiences, while the remainder of the session will be up for student questions. The event is open to all ranges of students, post-docs and faculty.

PhD Career Connections: Forensic Science

Kate Stuart
January 13, 2017

Join us for a panel discussion on careers in Forensic Science featuring Christina Wells 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 Wells and Eric Warren.

Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences (CQS) Summer Institute

Kate Stuart
January 5, 2017
Posted in Announcements

This summer the Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences (CQS) is hosting their 4th annual Summer Institute from August 7-18, 2017.  The CQS Summer Institute provides graduate students, research fellows, faculty and investigators the opportunity to gain fundamental skills to apply the theory and methods behind the design and conduct of clinical research studies, covering core knowledge in biostatistics and bioinformatics, as well as more specialized studies of data visualization, modeling, statistical software and analysis, high-dimensional experiments, next-generation sequencing, and ge

Paying Uncle Sam: Understanding Taxes for Stipends, Grants, and Fellowships

Kate Stuart
December 5, 2016

So you have a fellowship that doesn’t take out any federal tax.  Do you have to pay it during tax season?  What about the other funding that is taxed?  What tax credits and deductions should you take advantage of?  Come and have your tax questions answered by CPAs Briana Mullenax and Cindy Anderson, senior managers of Lattimore, Black, Morgan, & Cain.  They will cover issues about how to file taxes for both domestic and international students.

LinkedIn is Your Friend

Kate Stuart
December 5, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Learn how to effectively use LinkedIn for your job search, even for those with advanced degrees. LinkedIn offers tools to make connecting and finding jobs easier. We will demystify these and highlight its best uses for graduate students and postdocs.

STEM Pedagogy Club hosting Center for Teaching's Cynthia Brame

Kate Stuart
December 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt’s STEM Pedagogy Journal Club will be meeting Thursday, Dec. 15 from 4-5pm in MRBIV 11455. We will be discussing digital learning techniques with Dr. Cynthia Brame, assistant director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. You can read up on our topic here: http://www.lifescied.org/content/15/4/es6.full.pdf+html. No experience needed, all are welcome to attend! Email tyler.perfitt@vanderbilt.edu with any questions.

Councilwoman Johnson campus visit, Dec 1

Kate Stuart
November 28, 2016
Posted in Announcements

A representative from District 23, Councilwoman Johnson will share some of her experiences serving on Metro Council, specifically about the complexity of integrating science into public works and planning decisions at the local level in Nashville. This is a great opportunity to talk to an influential member of the local government and gain some insights about some of the decisions the Council is currently evaluating and the role of science in informing those discussions. 

Consulting 101 via VUADCC

Kate Stuart
November 15, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Advanced Degree Consulting Club (ADCC) at Vanderbilt will be hosting a workshop titled, Consulting 101: Why An Advanced Degree is a Perfect Match for Consulting on Thursday, November 17th at 12 pm. This event will introduce and explain why consulting is a rewarding career option for advanced degree candidates. The workshop will feature expert advice from consultants from McKinsey & Company and North Highland.

Event: Collaborative & Career Opportunities with the FDA

Kate Stuart
November 9, 2016

Collaborative & Career Opportunities with the FDA Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 12:00 – 1:00 pm ESB 044 Guest Speaker: Brian Beard, PhD (BME, Vandy ’95) Deputy Director, Division of Biomedical Physics FDA/CDRH/OSEL   Many people in industry and many graduates do not realize the breadth of research that goes on in the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH).  

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