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Graduate School Life Coach presents Peak Performance + Critical Conversations series

Aug. 19, 2019—The Graduate Life Coach has announced the Fall 2019 Programming available to graduate students and postdocs. See all info below as well as downloadable flyers: Peak Performance Workshop Series Critical Conversations Series Peak Performance Workshop Series Workshops facilitated by staff from the University Counseling Center and the Graduate Life Coach. Lunch provided by the Russell...

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Equal Pay Day/Salary Negotiation Workshop

Mar. 25, 2019—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center is hosting an Equal Pay Day Series of events on the week of April 1 (no joke!). Please see the information below, including the AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop.  

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Graduate Student Appreciation Day on April 5th

Mar. 22, 2019—Be sure to catch the Graduate Student Appreciation Day on April 5th, hosted by the Office of LGBTQI Life and the Women’s Center!      

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Graduate Student Critical Conversations Series

Mar. 5, 2019—Critical Conversations Series for Graduate Students These programs are most suitable for students in PhD programs but are open to all Graduate School students. These sessions will be held on the Wednesdays noted below, from 4:00 – 5:00 PM in Alumni Hall. Please RSVP as specific room location will be based on number of attendees. Communication...

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Coffeehouses with the Graduate Student Life Coach

Feb. 4, 2019—Stop by for coffee, cookies and conversation with your colleagues and the Graduate Life Coach For those for whom the main VU campus is most convenient – Last Thursday of the month Spring 2019 Dates:  February 28, March 28, April 25, 4:00 – 5:00 PM – Alumni Hall Cafe For those for whom the Medical...

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The Psychology of Peak Performance Spring Series, first session 2/22

Feb. 4, 2019—The University Counseling Center has announced the Spring Psychology of Peak Performance workshop series schedule.

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Event: Demystifying Taxes for Graduate Students and Postdocs, January 22

Dec. 3, 2018—Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Location: Wilson Hall 103 Contact: Stacey Satchell Email: stacey.satchell@vanderbilt.edu Phone: 615-343-8535 Website: https://gradschool.vanderbilt.edu/current_students/gradlife.php Preparing a tax return can be daunting for a trainee, especially when fellowships and scholarships are involved, and it’s difficult to find resources that address this special situation. This presentation introduces how ordinary income is taxed and addresses how...

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Event: The Graduate Student and Postdoc’s Guide to Personal Finance, January 24

Dec. 3, 2018—Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Location: Alumni Hall, Room 201 Contact: Stacey Satchell Email: stacey.satchell@vanderbilt.edu Phone: 615-343-5835 Website: https://gradschool.vanderbilt.edu/current_students/gradlife.php Audience: Community only This comprehensive presentation or workshop teaches stipend-receiving graduate students the basics of personal finance and how they can set and reach financial goals during grad school. This talk is appropriate for grad students of all years....

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Event: VPhD AMA/Webinar in November-Personal Finance for PhDs

Nov. 19, 2018—November 29, 2018 (11am PST/ 2pm EST) Emily Roberts, PhD (Founder, Personal Finance for PhDs) Topic: “Post-PhD Financial Success: How to Prepare for and Navigate Your Transition” Start your next job on the right foot by successfully navigating your financial transition out of your PhD training. This webinar will be your roadmap! We’ll discuss everything from moving...

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Work, Family, and Life: Implications for Faculty Careers, April 11

Mar. 16, 2018—Work, Family, and Life: Implications for Faculty Careers Kelly Ward, Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Recognition Washington State University Co-author of Academic Motherhood: How Faculty Manage Work and Family   Wednesday, April 11 4:00 P.M. Buttrick 102 Sponsored by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center

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Wellness in the Academy Workshop: Finding a Healthy Balance While in Grad School, March 28th

Mar. 14, 2018—“Wellness in the Academy: Finding a Healthy Balance While in Grad School” JaNiene Peoples, Center for Student Wellbeing Samantha York, Center for Student Wellbeing Wednesday, March 28 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Buttrick 123 Lunch provided   This program coordinated by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and sponsored by the Graduate School and the Vice Provost for...

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The Psychology of Peak Performance A workshop series for all Graduate & Professional Students and Postdoctoral Scholars, begins March 15

Mar. 7, 2018—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 Time/Day: Thursdays 12:00-1:00 PM Location: Law School: Bass, Berry & Sims Room (2nd Floor) Topics and Dates:   Week 1...

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Beyond the Lab is now a Podcast!

Jan. 3, 2018—The BRET Office of Career Development is excited to announce the podcast series, "Beyond the Lab." Thanks to the current YouTube series featuring BRET PhD student and postdoctoral alumni, this series is now available for your listening as well as watching! Tune in on iTunes or wherever you listen to your podcasts to hear about Vanderbilt alumni...

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Spring 2018 PhD and Postdoc Peak Performance Workshops

Jan. 2, 2018—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 Thursdays 9:00 – 10:00 AM Location: Center for Student Wellbeing Topics and Dates: • Week 1 – 1/18: Perfectionism and the...

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2018: Paying Uncle Sam: Understanding Taxes for Stipends, Grants & Fellowship

Dec. 8, 2017—Paying Uncle Sam: Understanding Taxes for Stipends, Grants & Fellowship Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM Wilson Hall 103 Are you a graduate student or postdoc with tax questions? Unsure of how your fellowship is taxed? Wondering about which tax credits and deductions should you can take advantage of this tax season?...

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

Sep. 27, 2017—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.   Topics...

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

Sep. 25, 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 Time/Day: Wednesdays Noon-1:00 P.M. Location: Alumni Hall Room 010, Conference Room October Schedule: 10/4      Effective Goal Setting 10/11    No Session...

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Work-Life Workshop on Stress, presented by the Women’s Center on Sept 28th

Sep. 15, 2017—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center begins its fall schedule of Work-Life Workshops for faculty, staff and graduate students Thursday, Sept. 28, with “Manage Your Time, Manage Your Stress, Manage Your Self” with Samantha York, academic skills coach at the Center for Student Wellbeing. The workshop will be from noon to 1 p.m. in Sarratt 216/220. Lunch will be provided....

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