Posts in Workshops and Seminars

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

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. 

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