Posts tagged Work-Life Balance

CIRTL Offering: Topics in STEMinism: Women Preparing for Post-PhD Careers in STEM

Kate Stuart
September 27, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Join us on Wednesdays in October for our drop-in, online event series Topics in STEMinism: Women Preparing for Post-PhD Careers in STEM. In weekly events, the series will examine the various ways in which social and cultural contexts shape women's experiences in male-dominated STEM fields.  Questions about our programming? Contact us at info@cirtl.net.  

October schedule for The Psychology of Peak Performance: A workshop series for all Graduate & Professional Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Angela Zito
September 25, 2017

This workshop series is designed to promote expert performance by exploring common issues impacting graduate and professional students and postdoctoral scholars. During each session, we will briefly cover theory and research on the topic and provide a space for attendees to discuss their related experiences and to gain support and consultation.

The Psychology of Peak Performance: A workshop series for all Graduate & Professional Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Angela Zito
August 15, 2017

The Psychology of Peak Performance A workshop series for all Graduate & Professional Students and Postdoctoral Scholars Offered by the Psychological and Counseling Center, in conjunction with the Graduate School. Facilitator: David Sacks, PhD, HSP

Graduate & Professional Student Town Halls on Mental Health and Wellbeing

Kate Stuart
February 9, 2017
Posted in Announcements

You are invited to the Graduate & Professional Student Town Halls Hosted by the Chancellor's Strategic Planning Committee on Mental Health and Wellbeing Two opportunities to give your input on mental health and well-being at Vanderbilt University. Refreshments will be served at each event.   Sessions for Graduate and Professional students will be:             Monday, February 13th, 10 a.m. to noon in the Student Life Center BOT Room

Paying Uncle Sam: Understanding Taxes for Stipends, Grants, & Fellowships

Kate Stuart
January 9, 2017

Graduate School Career Development, our partner of the BRET Office of Career Development, is hosting this very helpful session.  So you have a fellowship that doesn’t take out any federal tax. Do you have to pay it during tax season? What about the other funding that is taxed? What tax credits and deductions should you take advantage of?

Paying Uncle Sam: Understanding Taxes for Stipends, Grants, and Fellowships

Kate Stuart
December 5, 2016

So you have a fellowship that doesn’t take out any federal tax.  Do you have to pay it during tax season?  What about the other funding that is taxed?  What tax credits and deductions should you take advantage of?  Come and have your tax questions answered by CPAs Briana Mullenax and Cindy Anderson, senior managers of Lattimore, Black, Morgan, & Cain.  They will cover issues about how to file taxes for both domestic and international students.

Writers' Accountability Group, Center for Student Wellbeing

Kate Stuart
September 2, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Writers' Accountability Group (WAG) offers students in the graduate and professional schools an opportunity to support each other through the writing process, facilitated by a CSW coach. Members will meet approximately monthly for one hour sessions, sharing goals and accountability -- not text. Longer write-ins are scheduled periodically as well, offering participants a committed writing time and space. Meetings: 9-10am, CSW Classroom Friday, Sept 16 Friday, Nov 11 Friday, Dec 16

"Balancing Health & Science"-- Health and Wellness Series for Scientists 2016-2017

Ashley Brady
August 14, 2016

As a result of a scientist wellness survey on “Professionalism and Professional Health and Wellness of the Scientist” conducted earlier this year, Charlene Dewey, M.D., will be offering a yearlong program titled: The Year of the Scientist: Balancing Health & Science. All basic scientists with a Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., MPH, MSCI, and all post-doctoral fellows involved in research (bench and/or clinical) are invited to attend any or all of the sessions focused on wellness and professionalism topics that pertain to the scientist. A total of 13 interactive, 1-hour lecture-discussions and workshops will take place throughout the year.  Registration is required.

Women's Center Events: Equal Pay Day, more

Kate Stuart
April 5, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center is offering many events this month of interest to trainees: Equal Pay Day 2016  Tuesday, April 12  Equal Pay Day at Vanderbilt Discounts  8 a.m. - 10 p.m.  In honor of Equal Pay Day, businesses near campus will be offering various discounts to Vanderbilt women. The list of participating businesses can be found here. 

Postdoc parents: the National Postdoc Association is soliciting your opinion on a new survey

March 23, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Are you a postdoc with children born during your postdoc years? Your participation is requested in a survey on postdocs’ experiences as new parents.  Researchers at U.C. Hastings’ Center for WorkLife Law are surveying postdocs who welcomed a child into their home during their postdoc years as part of an effort to advance institutional support for postdoc parents. The survey results will be used, in partnership with the National Postdoctoral Association, to develop and advocate for best practices to support postdocs who are new parents.

Event from Dept of Sociology: "Not As Glamorous As It Looks: Challenging Structures and Cultures of Exclusion in Academia

Kate Stuart
November 20, 2015

http://as.vanderbilt.edu/sociology/category/events/

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

Webinar on Time Management and Productivity with Jeremy Payne

Kate Stuart
April 19, 2015

Join International Director of Forum Resources Jeremy Payne, Ed.D. of Young Presidents’ Organization for this FREE 45-minute webinar covering “Time Management and Productivity.” Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Alumni Association, Jeremy will break down common workplace productivity myths, provide actionable tools to tame your inbox, and share easy to implement tips for bringing efficiency to your daily calendar. Wednesday, April 22 12:00-12:45pm CST

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