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Workshops and Seminars

Online Dissertation Writer’s Retreat, June 1-5

May. 8, 2020—Online Dissertation Writers’ Retreat June 1-5, 2020 Sponsored by the Graduate School and the College of Arts and Science Dean’s Office The Writing Studio will host an online dissertation writers’ retreat, which will provide dissertating students with a community of support and opportunities for goal setting and skill building alongside loosely structured time to work...

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Careers in User Experience Zoom panel

May. 4, 2020—Join the Graduate School as they host: Career Chat: Careers in User Experience Wed., May 6, 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Central time) Register:  https://calendly.com/ruth-schemmer/career-chat-careers-in-user-experience (Zoom info will be sent with registration confirmation) Have you wondered exactly what User Experience is? Would you like to know more about careers in this arena? Our panel of alumni...

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NIGMS webinar series next week, including Careers in Biotech

Apr. 30, 2020—Attend the New Webinar Series for the NIGMS Training Community We’re pleased to announce a new webinar series for students, postdocs, and faculty. Each hour-long webinar will include a 10- to 15-minute presentation by the speaker followed by a moderated question and answer session. Our hope is that these webinars will enhance our trainees’ ongoing...

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NIH Career Symposium-At Home Edition is Friday May 8

Apr. 28, 2020—The NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education is hosting their 13th Annual NIH Career Symposium next week Friday. This year’s will be virtual and open to PhD students and postdocs across the country. ONLINE May 08, 2020 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (7:00-3:00 Central Time) LIVE in the afternoon on May 8 (times To...

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Mental Health and Wellness Summit via Basic Sciences

Mar. 4, 2020—See below about the upcoming Mental Health and Wellness Summit. The ASPIRE Program highly recommends speaker Sharon Milgram… She is engaging and worthwhile of your listen.   On March 17 the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences will sponsor a Mental Health & Wellness Summit with breakout sessions and a keynote by Sharon Milgram, Director...

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Center for Teaching: Graduate Student/Postdoc Workshop-Teaching 101

Feb. 25, 2020—Graduate Student/Postdoc Workshop: Teaching 101 Have you been thrust into an instructional role for which you feel unprepared? Are you a multi-semester teacher who wants a refresher on some of the basics? Regardless of your teaching experience, this workshop will provide practical, concrete guidance on the mechanics of teaching and classroom presence, with an eye towards small tweaks...

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Medpace Recruiting Event in Nashville

Feb. 14, 2020—Interested in clinical research and/or regulatory affairs or medical writing? A clinical research organization called Medpace in Cincinnati, OH will be in Nashville, hosting a recruiting next Wednesday, February 19. The company has quite a few openings they are trying to hire for in regulatory affairs, medical communication, and clinical trials and the recruiting event...

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ELC Academic Writing Workshops, Spring 2020

Feb. 10, 2020—ELC Academic Writing Workshops 12:00 to 2:00 PM (see dates below) 010 Alumni Hall These workshops cover writing topics especially relevant to international students and scholars. Snacks are provided, the workshops are free, but space is limited!Reserve your spot today. Jan 24: Improving Writing Clarity and Flow Jan 31: Strengthening Paraphrasing/Quoting/Summarizing Skills Feb 7: Enhancing...

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Writing Studio’s Spring Dissertation Writers’ Retreat

Jan. 31, 2020—Spring Dissertation Writers’ Retreat March 2-3, 2020 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Graduate School and the College of Arts and Science Dean’s Office.   Over Spring Break, the Writing Studio will host a two-day dissertation writers’ retreat, which will provide dissertating students with loosely structured time to work individually in a quiet,...

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Finance Workshops for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Jan. 28, 2020—Dr. Emily Roberts of PFforPhds.com will return to give two presentations on personal finances.  Make sure to Mark your Calendars and RSVP!

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Event: SLACs and You: Teaching at a Liberal Arts College

Jan. 22, 2020—SLACs and You: Teaching at a Liberal Arts College Sponsored by the Graduate School Career Development Thursday, January 30th, 2020 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Alumni Hall, Rm 201 Speaker: Lee M. Jefferson, PhD (Vanderbilt PhD alum, Religion), Nelson D. and Mary McDowell Rodes Associate Professor of Religion at Centre College Register Here Join us for...

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Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Postdoc Seminar Series Spring 2020

Jan. 20, 2020—Postdoc Seminar Series through Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Select Fridays 12pm – 1pm, lunch provided. Registration is required. https://www.vanderbilt.edu/datascience/events/data-science-colloquia/

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Workshop: Agile Science: Managing Projects in GitHub

Jan. 20, 2020—Designed for anyone responsible for guiding projects that can also benefit from versioning and collaboration tool Tue, January 28, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST Location: DSI Common Space 2414 Highland Avenue The Wond’ry, Floor 3, Suite 300   Confused on how to organize the various efforts for your research projects? Who did what...

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Events: Surviving grad school… Who can help me with my research?

Jan. 8, 2020—Hosted by the VU Libraries, join the first talk in a semester long series of talks for STEM majors on surviving graduate school. This first session will focus on the unique difficulties of performing research and the resources that are available at Vanderbilt University to help students. These resources include databases, citation managers, writing and...

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The Psychology of Peak Performance Workshop Series

Jan. 8, 2020—In collaboration with UCC colleagues – This series is offered every semester but registration is capped at 15 people each.  Lunch provided https://gradschool.vanderbilt.edu/gradlife/programming.php

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Critical Conversations Workshop Series, Spring 2020

Jan. 8, 2020—This series is offered every semester but registration is capped at 15 people each.  RSVP available one week before each workshop https://gradschool.vanderbilt.edu/gradlife/

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Collaborative Communication Workshop March 13th

Jan. 8, 2020—Today’s workplace requires more collaboration than ever before. Honing effective communication skills is essential for success ‐ and well‐being ‐ throughout your career. Based on principles developed at the Harvard Negotiation Project by the authors of the bestseller Getting to Yes, this one‐dayCollaborative Communication Workshop is designed to help participants: Influence people effectively, even when...

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Spring 2020 workshops in Python and R

Jan. 2, 2020—The Digital Scholarship and Communications Office (http://vanderbi.lt/disc) is offering introductory Python and R lessons in the spring of 2020.  These lessons are designed to help beginners install the necessary software and get started programming.  They are suitable for learners with no previous programming experience and for those who have programmed in other languages but want...

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Women in the Academy: Negotiating your First Academic Job

Nov. 20, 2019—The next session of the Women in the Academy series will be held on 12/4. Please see below for more information.

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Event: Demystifying Data Science Roles

Nov. 14, 2019—Join the Data Science Institute as they welcome Yorgos Askilidis, Senior Data Scientist, Instagram to discuss the categorization of data science roles in industry. Registration requested: https://forms.gle/KZXRMtbFg5uLGWL96   Title: Demystifying Data Science Roles Tuesday, November 19 | 4pm | Buttrick Hall 101  Yorgos is a senior data scientist at Instagram in NYC, where he works...

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