Posts tagged Events

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   

Beer & Biotech with Life Science TN, November 10

Kate Stuart
October 28, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Sponsored by the Life Science TN-Academic Alliance, Beer & Biotech will be held on Tuesday, November 10, 6pm, at Craft Brewed.  This installment of Beer with Biotech will include a panel of representatives from the telemedicine company Octovis.  Grad students or post-docs interested in learning about biomedical start-ups 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!   

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.

Join the discussion on the future of graduate education at Vanderbilt

Kim Petrie
September 11, 2015

Last fall, a committee of VU faculty was appointed by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente to recommend investments in graduate education at Vanderbilt. This committee, the Graduate Education Study Group, released an Executive Summary of their recommendations earlier this spring, with six areas of focus: 1. Recruitment and Retention  2. Career Development and Education

Not a Bad Gig: Academic Careers at America's Two-Year Colleges

Kate Stuart
August 14, 2015

Sponsored by the Graduate School, this workshop will explore the community college job market, examine the differences between two-year schools and four-year schools, explain what a typical community college faculty member does, and offer helpful hints and strategies for successfully applying and interviewing at community colleges. Led by popular Chronicle of Higher Education “Two-Year Track” columnist Rob Jenkins, this session is designed to be highly interactive and entertaining as well as informative.