Posts tagged Events

It's Symposium time! 2016 brings Careers in Industry.

This year, the BRET Office of Career Development is excited to welcome research and development professionals in industry. The unique perspectives, as well as practical tips about applying to jobs in industry, will be helpful to explore as well as strategize a career in industry.

Women's Center Events: Equal Pay Day, more

Kate Stuart
April 5, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center is offering many events this month of interest to trainees: Equal Pay Day 2016  Tuesday, April 12  Equal Pay Day at Vanderbilt Discounts  8 a.m. - 10 p.m.  In honor of Equal Pay Day, businesses near campus will be offering various discounts to Vanderbilt women. The list of participating businesses can be found here. 

PhD Careers in Consulting, hosted by VUADCC

Kate Stuart
March 21, 2016

The Vanderbilt University Advanced Degree Consulting Club invites you to: PhD Careers in Consulting Wednesday, March 30 12-1PM Featheringill Hall, Room 136 Lunch served! Want to apply your PhD training in the real world? Have passion for solving problems? Want to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment? Come learn what consulting has to offer!

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

Insights of Navigating American Academic Sciences from an International Scholar

Kate Stuart
February 19, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Vanderbilt International Scholarship Program (VISP) is sponsoring a symposium of biomedical research from 9:10 a.m. to noon on February 26 in room 208 Light Hall. Eight undergraduate interns and three graduate scholars supported by the program will present their work, followed at 11:30 a.m. by a keynote address by Jun Ding, Ph.D., assistant professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University.

Science policy workshop sponsored by AAAS - an opportunity for Vanderbilt PhD students

Kim Petrie
February 10, 2016

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is hosting a workshop in Washington D.C. for students in STEM disciplines to learn about science policy and interact with federal policy makers.  The workshop, Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE), is April 17-20, 2016. 

Women in the Academy Events, Spring 2016

Kate Stuart
January 27, 2016

This program, sponsored by the Graduate School and coordinated by the Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center, offers PhD students who identify as women a chance to reflect on the ways that gender affects their experience as they begin their professional journey in the academy.  Lunch is provided.   Negotiating the Academy with Your Hair on Fire: Where Scholarship and Activism Meet Wednesday, February 3, 11:30-1, Sarratt 331 Featuring Reverend Dr. Emilie M. Townes, Dean, Vanderbilt Divinity School  

December Life Science TN Beer with Biotech

Kate Stuart
December 2, 2015
Posted in Announcements

December 8th, Craft Brewed, 6PM This installment of Beer with Biotech will include a panel of professionals involved in media, with a particular focus on entrepreneurship and investment.  Grad students or post-docs interested in learning about the media's perspective on such topics or who would like to network with members of the academic and industrial life science community here in Nashville are welcome, first beer is on us!