Posts tagged Events

VUWiSE Meeting, January 9

Kate Stuart
January 3, 2014

VUWiSE Meeting: 09 Jan, 2 pm, Light Hall 419 A-D  The next VU Women in Science and Engineering (VUWiSE) meeting will be Thurs, 09 Jan, 2pm, at Light Hall, 419 A-D. Please join us!  We will discuss updates about our programming (with a focus on outreach, mentoring, and social events), hold officer elections, form committees, and discuss plans for future events.  

VU Women in Science & Engineering End of Semester Cookies and Coffee

Kim Petrie
December 6, 2013
Posted in Announcements

The new VUWiSE group is organizing an informal, end-of-semester, "cookies and coffee" gathering. It will be Thursday, December 12 at 4:00pm at the Margaret Cuninggam Women's Center. More information about VUWiSE is available at their website or Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/VUWISE. To RSVP (not required) or for more information, please contact VUWiSE: 

Registration now open for (free!) annual GradSTEP conference sponsored by the VU Center for Teaching

Kim Petrie
December 4, 2013

Registration is now open for the annual GradSTEP conference sponsored by the VU Center for Teaching. Held in January each year, GradSTEP provides several workshops and discussions on teaching, learning, and professional development issues across the disciplines. All Vanderbilt graduate and professional students, as well as post-doctoral fellows, are invited to attend.

National Academies of Science to sponsor Communication Workshop on December 9-10

Kim Petrie
December 4, 2013

On December 9-10, the National Academies of Science is sponsoring a science communication workshop, Sustainable Infrastructure for Life Sciences Communication. Leaders from the life sciences community and research organizations can join in person or by webcast to explore the barriers to public communications in the life sciences.

Interested in a career in clinical genetics? Attend the special educational session for students at the ACMG annual conference in Nashville in March.

Kim Petrie
November 25, 2013

If you are a graduate student considering a career in clinical medical genetics, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) announces a (FREE!) special educational session for students to be held at ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Nashville, TN. The 2014 ACMG meeting being held March 25-29 is the educational and networking event for medical and clinical geneticists, genetic counselors, and other medical practitioners who are providing comprehensive diagnostic, management and counseling services for patients with, or at risk for, genetic

PhD Career Connections on Science Outreach and Education is rescheduled for December 11

Kim Petrie
November 25, 2013

The October 2013 PhD Career Connections about Science Outreach & Education has been rescheduled for December 11 at 4:00PM in 415A-D Light Hall. Speakers include alumni Dr. Melissa Fischer and Dr. Kimberly Mulligan, and Dr. Kristin McGraner, Executive Director of Nashville's STEM-focused charter middle school, STEM Preparatory Academy.  Advance registration is requested at http://phdcced-outreach.eventbrite.com. Please note: this event was originally scheduled for October but was cancelled due to a speaker conflict.

Join us January 14 for PhD Career Connections: Technical Sales and Support

Kim Petrie
November 15, 2013

Join us January 14, 2014, for a PhD Career Connections seminar about Careers in Technical Sales and Support, co-sponsored by the Chemical Biology Association of Students (CBAS). This panel discussion will be from 8:30-9:30am in Preston Research Building Room 206. The discussion will feature Dr. Sara Fitzgerald, Dr. Christine Rozanas, and Dr. Eric Roush of GE Healthcare.

Career-related events at International Education Week

Kim Petrie
November 6, 2013

International Education Week is an annual initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, http://iew.state.gov/, to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the U.S.  Vanderbilt is celebrating IEW with a range of events, including some with a career and professional development focus.

International Opportunities: A Going Global Workshop

Are you an American student or postdoc looking for employment abroad? Are you an international student or postdoc looking for employment in the US? Don't miss this workshop on November 13 about Going Global, a valuable resource for your international job search.  Going Global, a service provided to Vanderbilt students at no cost by the Vanderbilt Center for Student Professional Development, provides country-specific career and employment information, including worldwide internship and job postings, H1B employer listings, corporate profiles, and career resources for 30 countries.

"Students for Science Policy" events with the Academic Alliance of Life Science Tennessee

Kate Stuart
November 5, 2013

The Academic Alliance of Life Science Tennessee has a new program for graduate, law, and business students interested in learning about and gaining experience in science policy.  This program will complement LifeSciTN's initiatives to advance the life science industry in Tennessee and will connect their advocacy initiatives to our students.

Kenny Gibbs to discuss science policy and research on career choice of STEM PhDs

Don't miss the November PhD Career Connections seminar about Science Policy on Wednesday, November 13! The speaker is Dr. Kenny Gibbs, who recently finished a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship at the National Science Foundation. During his AAAS Fellowship, Kenny conducted research about factors that influence career choice of STEM PhD students and postdoctoral fellows.

General interest meeting for Vanderbilt Women in Science group

Kim Petrie
October 25, 2013

There has been a recent effort to develop a Women in Science and Engineering Initiative across the Vanderbilt campus. This new venture will host a general interest meeting on Friday, November 1st from 3-5pm in 208 Light Hall. This meeting is open to ALL students, fellows, faculty and staff. The group will give updates on their current efforts, and solicit suggestions and ideas of what you would like to see happen as this initiative develops at Vanderbilt. Additionally, the group will describe ways to help and become involved.

Insomniac’s Paradise: A Sleep-Inducing Foray into the World of Patents

Kim Petrie
October 25, 2013

The Life Science Tennessee Academic Alliance announces the next installment of the Accelerate Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship series, taking place November 19 at 5:30pm in the Owen Graduate School of Management Room 230. “Insomniac’s Paradise: A Sleep-Inducing Foray into the World of Patents” will be presented by Alan Bentley, M.S., Assistant Vice Chancellor of the Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization. Learn everything you need to know

Vanderbilt MPH information sessions to be held in November

Kim Petrie
October 24, 2013

Vanderbilt’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program is hosting two campus information sessions in November for prospective students.  Vanderbilt’s M.P.H. program prepares leaders to make an impact on today’s most pressing and complex health challenges.  Learn more about our innovative program from M.P.H. faculty members, current students, and program staff at one of our upcoming campus information sessions:           

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