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“Strategies for Effective Teaching” Workshop Series

Submitted on October 12, 2015

The Office of Instruction and Assessment, the Graduate and Professional Student Council and the Graduate Center are co-hosting “Strategies for Effective Teaching,” a series of 5 workshops targeted at Graduate Teaching Assistants.

“Strategies for Effective Teaching” Workshop Series

Workshop #1:

Presentation and Communication Skills for College Teaching

Erin Dokter, Associate Professor of Practice

Date: Thursday, 10/15/2015

Time: 4pm-5pm

Call for Annual Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award Nominations: Jan. 8, 2016 deadline

Submitted on October 9, 2015

The Graduate College is pleased to issue a Call for Nominations of awards to acknowledge faculty and professionals who excel in their teaching and mentoring of graduate and professional students.

Two such awards will be given.  Each winner will receive a check for $2500.00, a medallion and plaque. The two award recipients will be honored during the Awards of Distinction Reception and Ceremony in April of 2016.

UA Celebrates Opening of Mexican Partnership Center: September 25-29, 2015

Submitted on September 24, 2015

To celebrate the grand opening of the Centro de Estudios Mexicanos en Tucson (CEM-T) of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), UA's office Global Initiatives is hosting a series of events held September 25th to September 29th, 2015. The Graduate College is proud to be well-represented in these activities.

You are invited to Dance with the Dean! November 4, 2015

Submitted on September 23, 2015
Image from Spring 2015 Dancing with the Dean event at Old Main

Did you know that when Dr. Andrew Carnie isn’t studying linguistics or leading a team investigating the syntax, phonology and phonetics of Modern Scottish Gaelic, writing articles and books, or overseeing the Graduate College he is most likely off doing international folk dancing or square dancing?

That’s right! And now - back by popular demand -  he invites you to attend his event, Dancing with the Dean on the Green. This is a great opportunity to interact with Dean Carnie in a relaxed setting, learn fun dances, and meet other UA graduate students.

UA Undergrads Invited to Apply for Grad School Prep Program: November 15 Deadline

Submitted on September 18, 2015

UROC-PREP and STAR are year-round undergraduate research and graduate preparation programs offered through the Graduate College's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC). These programs are for underrepresented UA students interested in graduate education (Master’s or PhD) and are open to students in all majors.


UA Welcomes US Peace Corps Director to Tucson Sept. 22

Submitted on September 17, 2015
Image of UA Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler Radelet

The University of Arizona Coverdell Fellows Program is pleased to host Carrie Hessler Radelet, United States Peace Corps Director, when she visits Tucson on Tuesday September 22, 2015. Ms. Hessler Radelet will be attending a special recruitment activity at Pima Community College in the afternoon; that evening, she will be joining an event with the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona.