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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!   

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.

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