Call for speakers: Present your research at Lunch & Learn

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What if you had the opportunity to talk about your research any way you wanted to? What is it about your research that motivates you to get up every morning (even on weekends) and go in to the lab, the library, or your field site? At Lunch & Learn, we want to know!

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NSF Graduate education webinar on September 19

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The National Science Foundation Division of Graduate Education will be hosting a webinar this Monday, September 19th from 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM ET) focused on Inventing the Way Forward: Graduate Education for the STEM Workforce.

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Postdoctoral recruiting event in biomedical sciences

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Check out the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) Postdoc Preview ​event being held from Dec. 8-9 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The preview event introduces upper-level graduate students in the biomedical sciences to the extensive research and training opportunities at Michigan.

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The open secret to finishing your dissertation

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It's no secret that in order to finish ​your dissertation, you have to sit down and write ​th​at thing. An article by Kerry Ann Rockquemore details ​many of the major obstacles that may be holding you back (e.g., vague goals and no time management) and ways to ​work on your writing mojo.

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Graduate Division seeks International Peer Advisor for 2016-7

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The Graduate Division, in partnership with the Division of Student Affairs, is currently accepting applications for a new position, the International Peer Advisor, to begin employment in Fall 2016 and run through Spring 2017. The priority application deadline is Tuesday, October 11.

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Are you interested in science outreach? Check out SciTrek!

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SciTrek ​provides on-site resources for students, practicing teachers, and teachers in training to cover required grade-level standards and processes that form the basis of all evidence-based approaches to understanding our world. They are holding an information session on September 26.

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Check out the new GSA website

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The Graduate Student Association (GSA) has a brand new website. Including information on awards, funding, resources, and social events -- all in an easily navigable new design!

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CERN seeks applications for a scientific writer

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CERN, the European Organization of Nuclear Research, has a scientific writer position available. They are looking for someone with experience ​with particle physics, journalism, or scientific publishing, and with excellent English-language skills. The deadline for applications is June 22, 2016.

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