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  • WISCIENCE Scientific Teaching Fellows Program (Now accepting applications for 2021)

    WISCIENCE Scientific Teaching Fellows Program (Now accepting applications for 2021) This year-long program is for graduate students and postdocs in the biosciences or connected fields. Through training and practical teaching experience, Fellows learn about and …

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  • Winter Dissertation Writing Camp (Deadline 11/6)

    The UW-Madison Writing Center and the Graduate School are now accepting applications to the Winter Dissertation Writing Camp, which will take place Jan 4-8, 2021. Facilitated by Writing Center senior staff, the week-long Camps offer …

  • Campus Resources for Mental Health

    Being a grad student comes with challenges, and it’s important to take care of your mental health throughout your journey, and seek help doing so when you need it. According to the 2019 Healthy Minds …

  • Assessing Your Transferable Skills

    Thursday March 12, 11:30am-1:30pm, Microbial Sciences Building, Room 6201 This interactive workshop is designed to help postdocs reflect on the transferable skills they have which employers value. At the core of this workshop is a comprehensive skills assessment …

  • Professional Development for Graduate Students March 2020

    “Punch Up” Your Presentations: Storytelling Skills for Life and Work (NEW!) Thursday, March 5, 4:00–6:00pm Whether your audience is one person or many, storytelling skills can bring your information to life and better engage your …

  • CMB’s Professional Seminar Friday, Feb. 21, 2020; starting at 3:30 pm, Rm. 340 Steenbock Library Food will be provided! Dr. Brandi Gathy  has worked in the biotechnology industry for 12 years, gaining experience in product …

  • Writing & Research

    Writing & Research Communication | Inquiry, Discovery, and Creation | Disciplinary Expertise and Interdisciplinary Connections Improving Style Wednesdays, Feb. 19, Feb. 26, March 4, and March 11  | 2 – 3:30 pm 6172 Helen C. White Hall Developing …

  • Teaching

    Teaching Leadership | Disciplinary Expertise and Interdisciplinary Connections | Inclusion and Diversity  Active Teaching Lab – Connecting with Personalized Content Thursday, Feb. 20 | 1 – 2 pm 120 Middleton Building Active Teaching Lab – Project-Based Learning and …

  • For Future Faculty

    For Future Faculty Career Development | Communication Preparing for success on the job market and beyond. Find a full list of events on the For Future Faculty website. On the Academic Job Market: Composing the All-Important Cover …

  • Design Principles for Presentations

    Design Principles for Presentations Thursday, Feb. 27 | noon – 1:30 pm 159 Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building | Communication As students we have all suffered through bad PowerPoint presentations. Whether you’re presenting your research, teaching, …

  • Tips for Grads: Leveraging LinkedIn for your Job Search

    Tips for Grads: Leveraging LinkedIn for your Job Search Career Development  By Kirby Livingston, PhD student In 2020, a strong online presence is critical for any job search. However, not many graduate students have the …

  • 2/3 THRIVE Workshop Series

    Outreach programming that engages students outside the traditional clinic setting. All workshops are held in Wendt Commons, Room 305 Tuesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. February 11 Science of Love February 18 Do you even go …

  • Trainee Flash Talks – win funding toward conference travel – Carbone Research Retreat

    New this year Trainee Flash Talks – win travel funding! Ten trainees will be selected via abstract to give 4 minute flash talks.  The top presentation will be awarded $1000 toward conference travel expenses. 2nd …

  • Navigating Job Negotiations for Graduate Students

    Thursday, February 13, 11:30am–1:30pm, Food and check-in starts at 11:15am Don’t leave money on the table! This hands-on workshop will help you identify your “non-negotiables”, and learn and practice proven strategies for negotiation, a critical …

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