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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.

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