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Save the Date: Dianne Horgan's Retirement Reception: Jan. 22, 2016

Submitted on December 14, 2015

Dear Campus Community,

I’m sad to announce that Dr. Dianne Horgan has decided to retire from her incredibly successful career as Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences and Associate Dean in the Graduate College.  We’re relieved to announce, however, that she has agreed, after some arm-twisting, to stay on as a part time consultant to the Graduate College in matters of curricular affairs and data management.

New Professional Skills Workshops Available

Submitted on December 4, 2015

MyGradSkills.ca – The UA Graduate College is partnering with McMaster University and the Ontario Consortium for Graduate Professional Development to offer UA students and postdoctoral scholars access to the robust online professional development and career preparation resources of MyGradSkills.ca. Sign up for a free account using your UA email address to have access to online modules and downloadable resources on topics ranging from career development, communication, and entrepreneurship to research, mentoring, teaching, and learning.

“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

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.

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.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

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.

Graduate & Professional Students of Color Mixer to be held Sept. 16th

Submitted on September 10, 2015
Graduate & Professional Students of Color Flyer

The Graduate College's Office of Diversity and Inclusion is sponsoring a Graduate & Professional Students of Color  welcome reception in partnership with the UA Graduate and Professional Student Council. There will be a reception/networking area with food on one side of the ballroom, and a small resource fair featuring campus services that support graduate students.   

Graduate Student of Color Mixer

September 16, 2015

4:00 pm-6:00pm

South Ballroom, Student Union

 

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