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Evidence Based Teaching Workshop at Vanderbilt

Kim Petrie
August 12, 2015

The Evidence-based Teaching Workshop sponsored by the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) is designed for future faculty with no experience with teaching as research, however all Vanderbilt University graduate students, post docs, faculty, and staff are welcome. Workshop topics include how people learn, challenge-based learning, course design, assessment, classroom management, classroom technology, and scholarly resources. The next workshop is the afternoon of August 24th and all day on the 25th.

So You Want to be a Patent Professional?

Explore the role and career of a patent professional with Hilary Dorr Lang, Ph.D. , Associate and Registered Patent Attorney at Patterson Intellectual Property Law. Patterson is a 20 lawyer intellectual property law firm in Nashville, TN, where Hilary focuses her practice on patent prosecution and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Friday, August 7 9-10am PRB 206 

Tennessee Brew Works Internship Opportunity and Info Session

Learn more about the local paid internship opportunity with Nashville's Tennessee Brew Works, a quick bike ride from campus! This opportunity is ideal for PhD trainees in their last 6 months of training or who have recently finished their dissertation. Internship and Employer Information Session: Tennessee Brew Works Featuring head brewmaster Laura Burns, PhD Friday, July 10 1:00pm Light Hall 350 

Special ASPIRE Postdoc Cafe featuring Andrea Stith

Kate Stuart
May 15, 2015

Postdocs, join the ASPIRE Program and the Office of Career Development on Thursday, May 28th, 2015  for a special session (in lieu of the regular 9 am time slot) from 4:15-5:15 pm in 350 Light Hall:   “Mentoring and Being Mentored- How to Develop this Essential Leadership Skill” Featuring special guest speaker, Andrea Stith, PhD Asst. Dir. for Interdisciplinary Education, University of Colorado BioFrontiers Institute, Boulder, CO

From Vanderbilt to AAAS Fellowship Information Panel

Kate Stuart
May 12, 2015

The AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships provide opportunities for scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking while contributing their knowledge and analytical skills in the federal policy realm.  Learn about the opportunities, process, and outcomes from the personal experiences of alumni Hillary Hager Carter, Nicole Garbarini, and Efrain Garcia as well as current postdoc Barbara Natalizio who most recently interviewed and was accepted to the program.  Thursday, May 28 12 noon-1pm  Light Hall 415 A-D 

ACS Summer Institute Applications accepted now

Kate Stuart
April 23, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Upcoming Institute Date:  August 3-7, 2015 Location:  ACS Headquarters, Washington, DC Class of 2013 Photo Credit: ACS Publications Visit the site for more information. About the ACS Publications Graduate Student & Postdoc Summer Institute

TechVenture Challenge 2015

Kate Stuart
April 2, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The TechVenture Challenge is an educational opportunity for interdisciplinary student teams to explore the commercial potential of some of Vanderbilt University's most promising new technologies. The team with the winning pitch will receive a $250 cash prize and two complimentary tickets for the scientific mentors to attend the 36/86 Conference sponsored by Launch TN.  Wednesday April 8th 5:30pm Light reception at 5pm 1600 Division St #700, Nashville, TN 37203

Conversations on Digital Pedagogy: Technologies & "Flipped" Classrooms

Kate Stuart
April 2, 2015

Interest in seeing what effective educational technology use looks like in practice is fueling a new series of conversations on teaching sponsored by the CFT and the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL). Conversations on Digital Pedagogy, will feature Vanderbilt instructors describing and reflecting on the ways they use educational technologies to enhance student learning.

The Art and Science of Job Offer Negotiation for Women with Dr. Rebecca Bryant

Negotiation and the acceptance or rejection of an offer is the final step in the job search process. But only about 25 percent of job applicants attempt to negotiate even though negotiation is widely accepted and usually expected. Women are often more reluctant to negotiate than men, and this disinclination accounts, in part, for continuing wage discrepancies between the sexes. In this workshop, Dr.

3MT 2015 Registration Ready

Kate Stuart
February 25, 2015

Three Minute Thesis Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a communication competition that challenges students to present their thesis and its significance in just three minutes using language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Communication training and presentation feedback provided Cash Prizes - see flyer   Register by March 6th to be entered into the Early Registration Raffle for a chance to win:

Roundtable with Stephanie Dew: Teaching and Hiring in the Sciences at a Liberal Arts College

Kate Stuart
February 23, 2015

The Office of Career Development presents: Teaching and Hiring in the Sciences at a Liberal Arts CollegeA Roundtable, Brown Bag Lunch, Event Featuring Stephanie Dew, Centre College Bring your lunch and talk with alumna Stephanie Dew, a professor of Biology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.  Monday, March 23, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM  Light Hall, Room 350