Posts tagged Communication Skills

The Writing Studio is looking for Graduate Students!

Kate Stuart
May 22, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Writing Studio has received funding to hire additional graduate writing consultants and writing fellows for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Consultants and fellows hold one-to-one appointments with graduate and undergraduate writers, and facilitate workshops in undergraduate classrooms.  Additionally, fellows facilitate writing groups and organize educational programs.  Starting salary for consultants is$13.00 per hour.  Fellows work no fewer than 15 hours per week and receive $25,000 annual stipend.

Dissertation Writers' Retreat

Kate Stuart
May 2, 2016

The Writing Studio’s dissertation writers’ retreats are meant to provide dissertating graduate students with loosely-structured time to work individually in a quiet, collegial atmosphere.  We couple ample writing time with optional, one-on-one consultations and daily workshops meant to focus writers on their argumentation, chapter structure, and daily writing goals. Lunch will be provided each day, courtesy of the Graduate School.

Volunteer Writing Opportunity: Vanderbilt Diabetes Center

Ashley Brady
April 25, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center is developing a quarterly e-newsletter that focuses on research efforts of Vanderbilt researchers. The goal of the newsletter is to inform others about the ongoing and published research at Vanderbilt (mostly interviews from authors of recently published manuscripts) along with profiling faculty and lab researchers (both newly recruited and senior).

Making Communication Effective Workshop on 2/25

Kim Petrie
February 23, 2016

This Thursday night, before the 3-Minute Thesis competition on Friday, February 26, the 3MT keynote speaker, Alan Kantrow, Chief Learning and Communications Officer of The Governance Lab at NYU, will lead a professional development workshop on effective communication. Seats are limited so please register here.   Making Communication Effective Thursday, February 25 5:30-7pm

Global Health Case Competition

Kate Stuart
January 12, 2016
Posted in Announcements

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/vigh-sac/case/index.php

The annual case competition is organized by the VIGH Student Advisory Council and is designed to engage students in real-world global health challenges by introducing them to diverse factors that impact decision-making.  The goal of the case competition is to foster critical analysis and thoughtful action. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from across the university participate in multidisciplinary, multi-school teams to tackle a real-life global health case, working together to develop an innovative solution.

Call for Bloggers for NIH BEST Consortium

Ashley Brady
December 2, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Your school’s BEST career development program is part of a national effort to help biomedical PhDs and postdocs prepare for a variety of career options. Only a handful of schools have programs like yours and we want to give others a taste of your experience. We are looking for bloggers to write diary-style entries about the career development process to be published on the national NIH BEST website. OVERVIEW Audience: US biomed PhDs and postdocs

Looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Toastmasters: Vanderbilt Chapter

Ashley Brady
October 21, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Get better at thinking on your feet? Ace your job interview or qualifying exam? Vanderbilt Toastmasters can help! Welcome! The Vanderbilt Chapter of Toastmasters meets at 6pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month in Buttrick Hall 310  on Vanderbilt's campus. For the rest of the fall 2015 semester, we have scheduled meetings on: Oct 14, 28, Nov 11, and Dec 9.

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