Posts in Workshops and Seminars

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.

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

VU Alumni Association sponsored Entrepreneurship Panel, 10/8

Kate Stuart
September 9, 2015

 The Nashville Vanderbilt Chapter and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center are bringing together the principals of five companies who have their finger on the pulse of founding startups in Nashville. These experts will discuss presenting an idea and raising money for a new company as well as navigating the angle, private equity and the venture capital landscape. Thursday, October 8, 2015  Networking Cocktail Hour 6 p.m.  Panel Discussion 7 p.m.  Registration required by October 2.

Event: Applying for Academic Jobs

Kate Stuart
September 8, 2015

Applying for Academic Jobs, Thursday, September 10, 5:00–6:30pm in Alumni Hall 201 Fall is the prime academic job search season You’ll learn about the process, the documents you need to create, and what to expect in your search Sponsored by Graduate School Career Development To register, click here.