Posts in Workshops and Seminars

Teaching Statement Graduate Student Workshop

Kate Stuart
February 2, 2016

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 the disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome.    Facilitator: Dani Picard, Senior Graduate Teaching Fellow Wednesday, Feb. 10th • 4:15-5:45pm • Location: CFT

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  

The Job Search for International Students

Kate Stuart
January 15, 2016

The search for internships and post-graduate employment can be quite challenging for international students. This workshop, sponsored by the Graduate School, will help you understand the process and will address how to use all available resources to help you compete effectively in the job market. Registration requested: ​

CIRTL Spring Opportunities, registration deadline 1/19/16

Kate Stuart
January 6, 2016

This month CIRTL is kicking off the Spring 2016 semester with a new set of online courses for the cross-Network community. We've extended our registration deadline to Tuesday, January 19, and classes begin the week of Monday, January 25. Visit our website at to read more and register for a course. Please note that our Teaching-As-Research course will now be on Monday afternoons, not Tuesdays.

Registration open for CIRTL Spring 2016 Courses

Kate Stuart
November 25, 2015

Next spring CIRTL is offering four courses that each reinforce our pedagogical cornerstones. Two courses, The College Classroom and Research Mentor Training, are currently open for registration. Our Teaching-As-Research course will open in the coming weeks. Registration for our spring MOOC on Teaching-as-Research in the context of evidence-based STEM teaching, will be open in early 2016. Visit our website to read more and register for a 

Event from Dept of Sociology: "Not As Glamorous As It Looks: Challenging Structures and Cultures of Exclusion in Academia

Kate Stuart
November 20, 2015

The Department of Sociology Colloquium Series presents: "Not As Glamorous As It Looks: Challenging Structures and Cultures of Exclusion in Academia" Featuring Andi Stepnick, Professor of Sociology, Belmont University Friday, December 4, 11am, Garland Hall 209

Event: Interviewing with the Deans

Kate Stuart
November 9, 2015

Panelists: Dr. Camilla Benbow (Dean, Peabody College of Education & Human Development) and Dr. Lauren Benton (Dean, College of Arts & Science)   Three Vanderbilt deans share insights gleaned from interviewing numerous candidates for academic jobs. What impresses a dean? What should a candidate be prepared to discuss? What should a candidate NOT do when meeting with the dean? This panel offers a rare opportunity to benefit from the wisdom of highly experienced academic deans. Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Event from Chemistry: Implementing Molecular Phenotyping and Systems Medicine Approaches in Personal and Public Healthcare

Kate Stuart
October 30, 2015

The Chemistry Graduate Association of Students (GSAC) and the Chemistry Department would like to extend an invitation to you to attend the 14th Mitchum E. Warren, Jr. Lecture in Chemistry: November 9th, 2015 4:15pm-5:30pm 208 Light Hall   

Event: Inclusive Teaching Graduate Student Workshop

Kate Stuart
October 15, 2015

What is an inclusive classroom? What practices and plans can instructors learn to promote classroom inclusivity? Together, we will examine issues of power and identity as they impact teaching and learning. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students & Postdocs from across the disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome. Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching. Facilitators: Richard Coble and Dani Picard

The Quest for Women's Empowerment luncheon, Oct 29

Kate Stuart
October 14, 2015

On Thursday October 29, scholar-practitioner Pamela O’Leary will be speaking on “The Quest for Women’s Empowerment.” O’Leary will be talking about leadership development and career opportunities for women in settings as diverse as the United Nations, Capitol Hill, and grassroots organizations. O’Leary will share her diverse experiences from the field, including drafting legislation, directing leadership projects and networks, conducting research and policy analysis, and developing and facilitating leadership training for women.

Webinar series on engaging scientists and engineers in public policy starts September 29

Kim Petrie
September 25, 2015

The Engaging Scientists and Engineers in Policy (ESEP) Coalition, a group founded in 2013 and hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), is hosting a new webinar series on the importance of scientists and engineers engaging in public policy at all levels of government. The first webinar of the series will be Tuesday, September 29, 4:45 p.m. EDT. Registration is available here.