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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

Next Postdoctoral Cafe - “Writing a Better Cover Letter” - 2/26/15

Kate Stuart
February 19, 2015

If you have not already had the chance to attend, please come for coffee and pastries to a Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning session to learn more about the Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program and to explore topics in career development and professionalism.  Please join us for our next meeting where we will be discussing: “Writing a Better Cover Letter”

ASPIRE to Connect postponed to March 3

Kim Petrie
February 16, 2015

Due to icy weather, the annual ASPIRE to Connect workshop has been rescheduled from February 17 to March 3, 2015.  The speakers, agenda, and location for the new March 3 date will remain the same. See the ASPIRE to Connect website for session times and speakers. If you were registered for February 17 and can attend on March 3, great! You don't need to do anything except show up.

Management Bootcamp at Experimental Biology meeting

Kim Petrie
February 10, 2015

Are you attending the annual Experimental Biology meeting in Boston this year? The NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education is planning to offer their Management Bootcamp as a pre-session to the Experimental Biology (EB) Conference in Boston.  This two-day workshop is intended for postdocs, junior faculty, and advanced graduate students. More info/topics are below, and travel awards are available.  Registration is open until February 13: Click HERE to apply for the "NIH Boot Camp" and

Event: Accountability-The New Standard for Integrity in Authorship and Publication in Biomedical Research

Kate Stuart
January 21, 2015

Accountability-The New Standard for Integrity in Authorship and Publication in Biomedical Research Workshop Date: January 26, 2015 Start Time: 12:00pm End Time: 1:00pm Location: 214 Light Hall Presenter: Elizabeth Heitman, PhD, Associate Professor Target Audience: All faculty, staff and students performing research

Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning, changes for Spring 2015

Attention Postdoctoral Fellows, If you have not already had the chance to attend, please come for coffee and pastries to a Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning session to learn more about the Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program and to explore topics in career development and professionalism. 

Life Science TN Roundtable Series

Kate Stuart
January 9, 2015

Life Science Tennessee is hosting a series of roundtable discussions to outline the need for access to capital for early stage life science companies. The roundtables will also serve to outline Life Science Tennessee's Access to Capital and State of Entrepreneurship for Life Science Tennessee Companies in Tennessee reports. A copy of those reports can be found HERE.

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