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Graduate School and Professional Development Workshops and Events

The UNH Graduate School offers a variety of workshops, events, and professional development opportunities throughout the year. From our popular Thesis and Dissertation Workshops to our PFF/PFP sessions, there is something of interest for every student! We also promote events sponsored by other campus departments and organizations, that are related to graduate students, and they are listed below for reference only (to register for those events please see the link provided).

Check out the calendar below to see upcoming events over the next five weeks, view all events for the current term, or see what was offered last year including event attendance rates. BOLD titles denote Graduate School-sponsored events, ITALICIZED titles denote events sponsored by other campus offices, and the bullet colors represent the type of event. Follow the appropriate registration link to sign up for these events!

 

January 2016

  • Graduate Student Write-In
    • This event had 25 student registrations.
    • January 19, 2016, 8:30 am-1:30 pm
    • MUB 156
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 250
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 25
    • Join fellow Graduate Students for 1 day, 2 days, or all 5 days for a write-in at the MUB. Bring your thesis, dissertation, or other work and have a set time to sit down and write! The Graduate School, in collaboration with the MUB, and Connors Writing Center, will provide complimentary lunch, coffee, and tea on all 5 days. On the first day, the Connors Writing Center will provide resources and helpful tips on how to improve your writing. The Write in is from 8:30am-1:30pm in MUB room 156 with a lunch break from Noon-12:45. If you intend to come for all 5 days please register for all 5 events – we need an accurate count to determine how much food to purchase.
  • Graduate Student Write-In
    • January 20, 2016, 8:30 am-1:30 pm
    • MUB 156
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 251
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 25
    • Join fellow Graduate Students for 1 day, 2 days, or all 5 days for a write-in at the MUB. Bring your thesis, dissertation, or other work and have a set time to sit down and write! The Graduate School, in collaboration with the MUB, and Connors Writing Center, will provide complimentary lunch, coffee, and tea on all 5 days. On the first day, the Connors Writing Center will provide resources and helpful tips on how to improve your writing. The Write in is from 8:30am-1:30pm in MUB room 156 with a lunch break from Noon-12:45. If you intend to come for all 5 days please register for all 5 events – we need an accurate count to determine how much food to purchase.
  • Graduate Student Write-In
    • January 21, 2016, 8:30 am-1:30 pm
    • MUB 156
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 252
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 31
    • Join fellow Graduate Students for 1 day, 2 days, or all 5 days for a write-in at the MUB. Bring your thesis, dissertation, or other work and have a set time to sit down and write! The Graduate School, in collaboration with the MUB, and Connors Writing Center, will provide complimentary lunch, coffee, and tea on all 5 days. On the first day, the Connors Writing Center will provide resources and helpful tips on how to improve your writing. The Write in is from 8:30am-1:30pm in MUB room 156 with a lunch break from Noon-12:45. If you intend to come for all 5 days please register for all 5 events – we need an accurate count to determine how much food to purchase.
  • Graduate Student Write-In
    • January 22, 2016, 8:30 am-1:30 pm
    • MUB 156
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 253
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 31
    • Join fellow Graduate Students for 1 day, 2 days, or all 5 days for a write-in at the MUB. Bring your thesis, dissertation, or other work and have a set time to sit down and write! The Graduate School, in collaboration with the MUB, and Connors Writing Center, will provide complimentary lunch, coffee, and tea on all 5 days. On the first day, the Connors Writing Center will provide resources and helpful tips on how to improve your writing. The Write in is from 8:30am-1:30pm in MUB room 156 with a lunch break from Noon-12:45. If you intend to come for all 5 days please register for all 5 events – we need an accurate count to determine how much food to purchase.
  • Graduate Student Write-In
    • January 25, 2016, 8:30 am-1:30 pm
    • MUB 156
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 254
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 32
    • Join fellow Graduate Students for 1 day, 2 days, or all 5 days for a write-in at the MUB. Bring your thesis, dissertation, or other work and have a set time to sit down and write! The Graduate School, in collaboration with the MUB, and Connors Writing Center, will provide complimentary lunch, coffee, and tea on all 5 days. On the first day, the Connors Writing Center will provide resources and helpful tips on how to improve your writing. The Write in is from 8:30am-1:30pm in MUB room 156 with a lunch break from Noon-12:45. If you intend to come for all 5 days please register for all 5 events – we need an accurate count to determine how much food to purchase. On the final day of the Graduate Student Write-In we will be briefly discussing strategies for effective writing in the spring semester.

 

February 2016

  • Being Fierce and Fabulous
    • This event had 0 student registrations.
    • February 12, 2016, 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    • UNH Health Services Second Floor
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 262
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 15
    • A women's group that provides you an empowering, creative, supportive, and inspiring place to explore who you are in order to live a life that is fulfilling emotionally, socially, physically, and spiritually. Next group is on February 12th, 2016 from 12:00pm-2:00pm. The group meets every Friday for 9 weeks. Register online: unh.edu/health-services/fabulouswomen
  • Power Nap! Sponsored By UNH Health Services
    • February 15, 2016, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    • Campus Recreation Studio 2
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 261
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 20
    • If you are having difficulty getting a good nights sleep or find you're dragging during the day, what you may need is a power nap! Join us for a napping session where you will take a 30 minute nap and leave with a free sleep kit to bring back to bed. Please dress comfortably!
  • How to Fund It, Find It, & Get It: Strategies for Finding Funding
    • February 16, 2016, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
    • MUB Room 338
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 264
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 22
    • Effective strategies for identifying funding opportunities are more than just searching a database. This presentation will provide an overview of the different approaches to funding graduate work, introduce a range of approaches and tools that help make searching for funding more productive and efficient, and highlight resources provided by the Research Office and other UNH offices. This workshop will provide dinner at Holloway Commons at 5:30 pm.
  • Write Within Expressive Writing Workshop
    • February 17, 2016, 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
    • UNH Health Services Conference Room (Second Floor)
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 260
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 14
    • Join Dawn Zitney and learn and practice several journaling techniques to help you enhance your health and wellness, cope with stress, and experience personal growth. Please register with health services to join this workshop: unh.edu/health-services/write-within Please note that this workshop meets 4 weeks. It is encouraged that you attend all 4 workshops
  • Strategies for Successful Grant Writing
    • February 23, 2016, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
    • MUB Room 338
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 268
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 20
    • Competing for grant money is both an opportunity and challenge. To be granted funding in this highly competitive environment, grant proposals must be well written, precise, complete, well planned and persuasive. Michael Thompson, UNH Office of Research Development, will bring his grant knowledge to this workshop and provide helpful tools and strategies to write successful proposals. Complimentary Holloway Commons dinner after the workshop.
  • Leveraging Your LinkedIn
    • February 29, 2016, 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
    • MUB Room 330/332
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 266
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 28
    • Are you looking to create or boost your LinkedIn Profile? Did you check out this workshop last semester and want more? This workshop will cover more facts and secrets to personalize your connections, focus on your niche, gain information about groups and more. Join Megan Hales and fellow graduate students for this hands on workshop and discussion on LinkedIn. Also, come to this event to find out how to get a complimentary professional headshot taken! Lunch will be provided.

 

March 2016

  • Kognito: Training Simulation for Faculty, Staff and Students
    • This event had 6 student registrations.
    • March 01, 2016, 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
    • MUB Room 334/336
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 267
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 34
    • UNH strongly values a community of caring and safety. Students at UNH have numerous strengths academically, personally, socially, athletically and creatively. Some of these students are also experiencing emotional health challenges in the form of depression, anxiety, and even thoughts of self-harm and suicide. Indeed, suicide is sadly still the second leading cause of death for traditional age college students. This program will assist faculty, staff, TA's, GA's, and all students to better identify and refer at risk students to the Counseling Center. Dinner at Holloway Commons will be provided following the training. Take the online simulation!.
  • Thesis and Dissertation Workshop I
    • March 09, 2016, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    • Trustees' Boardroom, Thompson Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 274
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 0 (This event is FULL, register to get on the waitlist)
    • The UNH Graduate School offers free Thesis and Dissertation Workshops on a first come first serve basis at various times throughout the semester. These workshops are recommended for students who are within 1 year of completing their thesis/dissertation. The workshops last about 45 minutes and cover the basics of formatting and submitting your thesis or dissertation. We will spend the majority of time addressing the most common formatting errors that we see students make.
  • Cognate and the Certificate in College Teaching Info Session
    • March 09, 2016, 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
    • MUB 338
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 270
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 34
    • The College Teaching Program prepares graduate students for academic teaching positions, and students are ready to teach in their field or discipline upon completion of program requirements. The transfer and relationship between theory and research and instructional practice is emphasized in all courses. Associate Director Catherine Overson from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning will join us for the info session!
  • Wellness Workshop: Cabin Fever
    • March 10, 2016, 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    • MUB 336
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 273
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 37
    • Join UNH Health Services and the Graduate School for a "Cabin Fever" Wellness Workshop on Thursday, March 10, from 12:00-2:00pm in MUB 336! We will be discussing ways to stay active and healthy during this wet and chilly time of year, and a Health Services yoga instructor will also be on hand to run a half-hour yoga session, so bring your mats and wear comfy clothes! A healthy lunch will be provided to all participants.
  • Thesis and Dissertation Workshop II
    • March 21, 2016, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
    • Trustees' Boardroom, Thompson Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 275
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 0 (This event is FULL, register to get on the waitlist)
    • The UNH Graduate School offers free Thesis and Dissertation Workshops on a first come first serve basis at various times throughout the semester. These workshops are recommended for students who are within 1 year of completing their thesis/dissertation. The workshops last about 45 minutes and cover the basics of formatting and submitting your thesis or dissertation. We will spend the majority of time addressing the most common formatting errors that we see students make.
  • Navigating Box and myCourses (Canvas) as Graduate Students- CANCELLED
    • March 23, 2016, 12:00 am-12:00 am
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 280
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 39
    • With the fading out of Blackboard and use of myCourses (Canvas), there are many features and tips that may be helpful for graduate students, especially if you teach a course. myCourses expert, Alicia Medors, will join us for the workshop to provide graduate students with resources and answer any questions. We will also have experts from Box joining us to share the best techniques and tips for secure online file-sharing, storage and collaboration services. Lunch will be provided.
  • Intellectual Property, Entrepreneurship, and You
    • March 31, 2016, 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
    • MUB 338
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 269
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 31
    • What is intellectual property (IP), how do you use the IP of others, and how does what you discover or create during your graduate thesis get protected? What do you want to do with this IP? Maybe you want to make it freely available to others. Or perhaps you've been considering starting a company and commercializing the IP. Come learn about IP as it relates to your research, taking ideas from the bench to the marketplace, and how UNH can support you. Lunch provided

 

April 2016

  • GRC Poster Printing Compliments of the Graduate Student Senate (GSS)
    • This event had 16 student registrations.
    • April 04, 2016, 10:00 pm-10:00 am
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 285
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 4
    • The GSS will provide poster printing assistance for GRC participants valued at $35 or less for a size of 36x48 or less. First come first serve for 20 graduate students. Poster sizing- 24x36 matte: $18, 24x36 glossy: $20, 32x40 matte: $25, 32x40 glossy: $30, 36x48 matte: $35. GRC registration closes March 28 at midnight. Must be participating in the GRC in order to get the complimentary poster printing.
  • Life at a Small Private Institution – An Administrator’s Perspective
    • April 05, 2016, 4:30 pm-6:00 pm
    • MUB 338
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 282
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 24
    • An assistant dean in academic affairs who oversees academic advisement, faculty advisor training, academic support, new student orientation, and the retention committee, is representative of a relatively new breed of Dean in higher education. While traditional Deans in higher education are generally in either academic or student affairs (i.e., Dean of the College, Dean of Students), more are being asked to cross divisional lines adding complexity, depth, and breadth to the norm of wearing many hats. Attendees will learn about how this multi-faceted position is both unique, but also an emerging trend in higher education, and how it has benefited the presenter in terms of the scope of her understanding of student needs, student success, and the benefits and challenges of centralized and decentralized services, all within a thriving academic community. Complimentary Holloway Commons Dinner provided after the session!! With guest: Anne E. Harrington, Saint Anselm College Assistant Dean and Student Support Services
  • Thesis and Dissertation Workshop III
    • April 06, 2016, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    • Trustees' Boardroom, Thompson Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 276
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 9
    • The UNH Graduate School offers free Thesis and Dissertation Workshops on a first come first serve basis at various times throughout the semester. These workshops are recommended for students who are within 1 year of completing their thesis/dissertation. The workshops last about 45 minutes and cover the basics of formatting and submitting your thesis or dissertation. We will spend the majority of time addressing the most common formatting errors that we see students make.
  • Classroom Studies on the Relationship between Student Achievement and Retrieval-Enhanced Learning
    • April 07, 2016, 3:40 pm-5:00 pm
    • MUB Theater II
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 283
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 0 (This event is FULL, register to get on the waitlist)
    • The UNH Department of Psychology, in collaboration with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, invites you to attend the Annual Mary Hennessey Blum Lecture. This year’s speaker is: Dr. Shana Carpenter- Iowa State University Read more about Dr. Carpenter!. Dr. Carpenter’s research interests include the application of memory principles to improve student learning and metacognition. Her work, funded by NSF, examines learning principles that contribute to the improvement of educational outcomes, especially related to individual differences in student learning.
  • Save the Date! 2016 Graduate Research Conference
    • April 11, 2016, 5:00 pm-4:00 pm
    • Whitemore Center and Holloway Commons Conference Rooms
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 263
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 0 (This event is FULL, register to get on the waitlist)
    • Save the date! The 2016 Graduate Research Conference Registration will open on February 8th, 2016 and close on April 1st. Poster Presentation will be held Monday April 11th from 5:00pm-7:30pm in the Whittemore Center Arena Oral Presentations will be held: Tuesday April 12th from 10:00am-4:00pm in the Holloway Commons Conference Rooms (Located in the MUB). Sign-Up here: https://www.gradschool.unh.edu/grc.php
  • Take a Grad to Lunch
    • April 12, 2016, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
    • Holloway Commons Conference Rooms
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 281
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 0 (This event is FULL, register to get on the waitlist)
    • Sign up to receive your complimentary meal ticket as part of the GRC Oral Presentations on April 12th from 9:00am-4:00pm. Tickets are limited to 100 so please sign up! You can retrieve your ticket at the Oral Presentations in the Holloway Commons Conference Rooms (near the ID office) on April 12th.
  • Thesis and Dissertation Workshop IV
    • April 12, 2016, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
    • Trustees' Boardroom, Thompson Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 277
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 4
    • The UNH Graduate School offers free Thesis and Dissertation Workshops on a first come first serve basis at various times throughout the semester. These workshops are recommended for students who are within 1 year of completing their thesis/dissertation. The workshops last about 45 minutes and cover the basics of formatting and submitting your thesis or dissertation. We will spend the majority of time addressing the most common formatting errors that we see students make.
  • Building Blocks for Your Career: Promoting Your Research
    • April 19, 2016, 12:40 pm-2:00 pm
    • MUB 158
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 284
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 0 (This event is FULL, register to get on the waitlist)
    • Professional Development Lunch Series hosted by UNH ADVANCE in partnership with the UNH Research Development Office. More Information Here. If a tree – even a well-funded, IRB-approved, peer-reviewed tree – falls in the proverbial woods and no one hears it, your research might not have the impact it could. We’ll talk about taking research communication beyond the check-box on your grant proposal and making it integral to your work – and fun! Learn about talking to reporters, using social media, accessing communicators around the university, and the amazing communications tool you carry in your pocket. Lunch Provided!
  • The Stress of Science (and the Science of Stress)
    • April 20, 2016, 5:00 pm-6:30 pm
    • Memorial Union Building Room 334
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 289
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 19
    • Join us for an emotional health workshop, 'The Stress of Science',next Wednesday April 20th 5:00-6:30 pm in MUB 334 focused on discussing stress and self-care strategies for coping with it. This workshop is hosted by UNH Women in Science in coordination with UNH Health Services and the Counseling Center, so you can be sure you'll also get connected with some great resources beyond the workshop itself. FREE PIZZA!
  • 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Challenge - Open to all graduate students
    • April 21, 2016, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    • MUB Theater 1 and 2
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 258
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 0 (This event is FULL, register to get on the waitlist)
    • Please note, this is a separate registration from the GRC oral and poster presentations. New this year! 3 Minute Thesis Challenge: Graduate students are encouraged to compete in the 3 Minute Thesis Challenge. As part of the GRC, the first round of the challenge will be held April 21st in MUB Theater I/II from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Each student will have 3 minutes and 1 power-point slide to present their research. The presentation will be judged on: Clarity of Material, Time-Limit (under 3 minutes), Content, and Overall Impression. A group of faculty judges from various departments will rank the first round and select students to compete in the second round. The second and final round will be held on April 26th in MUB Theater 1 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. The top 3 students will receive prizes from the graduate school.

 

September 2016

  • Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship - Informational Meeting
    • This event had 0 student registrations.
    • September 06, 2016, 12:10 pm-2:00 pm
    • Morse Hall, Room 301
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 302
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 0 (This event is FULL, register to get on the waitlist)
    • Join us on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 for FREE pizza and information about the NOAA Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship!

      The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a one-year placement for graduate students who have an interest in marine natural resources and the national policy decisions affecting those resources. This Fellowship offers a unique opportunity to learn about how marine policy is developed and implemented while making professional contacts and gaining real-world experience. Knauss Fellows are matched with "hosts" in the legislative and executive (most often a NOAA line office) branch of government in the Washington, D.C. Area.

      UNH alumni Brendan Newell is currently a Knuass Fellow placed at NOAA Fisheries in the Office of Protected Resources. As a fellow he is working at the nexus of science and policy to conserve and recover endangered species under the US Endangered Species Act. Brendan complete his masters in natural resource management in 2015 through the TIDES (Training for the Integration of Decision making and Ecosystem Science) program.

      Brendan and Dr. Erik Chapman, Acting New Hampshire Sea Grant Director, will be available to answer your questions about the fellowship and to provide you guidance on the application process.

      Tuesday, September 6, 2016: 12:10 p.m.
      Morse Hall, Room 301

      Please RSVP: Sea Grant Session Registration Form.

      Contact Person: Dr. Erik Chapman (erik.chapman@unh.edu).
      More Information: Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
  • UNH Graduate School Welcome Session
    • September 16, 2016, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    • Thompson Hall Board of Trustees Room
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 305
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 4
    • Please join us for a welcome session provided by the UNH Graduate School! Join us in learning about all the Graduate School has to offer in terms of Professional development, social, and research events! Interim Dean Cari Moorhead will talk about opportunities for the Fall Semester! Lunch will be provided (Pizza!)
  • Dinner & Lecture Series: From Typewriters to Twitter, UNH to NHL: Surfing a Liquid Landscape
    • September 21, 2016, 5:15 pm-8:00 pm
    • Holloway Commons Dinning Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 303
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 11
    • Come join other graduate students for a dinner sponsored by the Graduate School as well as a captivating talk by Bruins Announcer Jack Edwards. We will meet in front of Holloway Commons at 5:15pm and swipe you in for dinner. We typically all sit together upstairs. If you cant come for dinner please meet us in the Strafford Room in the Memorial Union Building.
  • UNH ESL Institute: Optional TOEFL ITP Exam
    • September 22, 2016, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 309
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 0 (This event is FULL, register to get on the waitlist)
    • The ESL Institute will be offering and optional TOEFL ITP test on Saturday, October 22nd at 9 AM, location TBD. The cost to register is $30.

 

October 2016

  • Dissertation Year Fellowship Information Session One
    • This event had 28 student registrations.
    • October 05, 2016, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
    • Board of Trustees (BOT) Room - Thompson Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 306
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 7
    • Come learn about strategies regarding how to write an effective Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF) application. Also hear from past students who have received a DYF award. These information sessions are self-contained meaning each session covers the same information so pick the one that best fits your schedule.
  • Dissertation Year Fellowship Information Session 2
    • October 11, 2016, 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
    • Board of Trustee's Room (BOT)- Thompson Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 307
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 24
    • Come learn about strategies regarding how to write an effective Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF) application. Also hear from past students who have received a DYF award. These information sessions are self-contained meaning each session covers the same information so pick the one that best fits your schedule.
  • Dinner & Lecture Series: Everyone is a Little Bit Trans (Gender)
    • October 13, 2016, 5:15 pm-8:00 pm
    • Holloway Commons Dining Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 304
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 13
    • Come join other graduate students for a dinner sponsored by the Graduate School as well as a invigorating talk by Transgender actor, comedian, and writer Ian Harvie. We will meet in front of Holloway Commons at 5:15pm and swipe you in for dinner. We typically all sit together upstairs. If you cant come for dinner please meet us in the Strafford Room in the Memorial Union Building.
  • Presidential Debate Watch Party
    • October 19, 2016, 9:00 pm-11:00 pm
    • Thompson Tavern Dover, NH
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 322
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 40
    • Join UNH Graduate students at Thompson Tavern in Dover New Hampshire to watch the 3rd and final Presidential Debate. This event is Co-Sponsored by the Graduate Student Senate. Thompson Tavern 421 Central Ave Dover, NH
  • Graduate Student Social Night @ Flight Coffee in Dover
    • October 20, 2016, 4:30 pm-6:00 pm
    • Flight Coffee 478 Central Ave Dover, NH
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 319
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 16
    • Join UNH Graduate Students and the Graduate Student Senate on Thursday October 20th from 4:30pm-6:00pm for a social night at Flight Coffee in Dover NH! The student senate will sponsor food & coffee. Join us in the community room for board games, socializing, and a drawing station for your shot at winning a t-shirt competition. Additionally, all grad students receive 10% off anything else they would like to purchase with a valid UNH ID.
  • Thesis and Dissertation Workshop 1
    • October 26, 2016, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    • Thompson Hall Trustees' Board Room
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 324
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 1
    • The UNH Graduate School offers free Thesis and Dissertation Workshops on a first come first serve basis at various times throughout the semester. These workshops are recommended for students who are within 1 year of completing their thesis/dissertation. The workshops last about 45 minutes and cover the basics of formatting and submitting your thesis or dissertation. We will spend the majority of time addressing the most common formatting errors that we see students make.

 

November 2016

  • Thesis and Dissertation Workshop 2
    • This event had 20 student registrations.
    • November 03, 2016, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
    • Thompson Hall Trustees' Board Room
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 325
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 0 (This event is FULL, register to get on the waitlist)
    • The UNH Graduate School offers free Thesis and Dissertation Workshops on a first come first serve basis at various times throughout the semester. These workshops are recommended for students who are within 1 year of completing their thesis/dissertation. The workshops last about 45 minutes and cover the basics of formatting and submitting your thesis or dissertation. We will spend the majority of time addressing the most common formatting errors that we see students make.
  • Dinner and Lecture: Can Nice Girls Win Races? With Julia Landauer
    • November 09, 2016, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    • Holloway Commons Dinning Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 329
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 13
    • Come join other graduate students for dinner at Holloway Commons and a lecture in the Strafford Room afterwards. Meet for dinner at 6:00pm in front of Holloway Commons. Someone from the Graduate School will swipe you into the dining hall. We will all sit together for dinner and then walk to the Strafford Room for the lecture. Speaker: Champion Race Car driver and STEM advocate Julia Landauer.
  • Open Educational Resources: What they mean for you as a graduate student or instructor
    • November 16, 2016, 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
    • Presidents Conference Room (Thompson Hall)
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 332
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 40
    • In this session, we will explore Open Educational Resources (OER) – teaching, learning, and research resources released under an open license that permits their free use and repurposing by others. Join staff from the UNH Library, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and Academic Technology to discuss how these resources and the broader OER movement is keeping educational standards and learning outcomes constant while creating positive changes in courses by lowering the cost of education at UNH and around the world Presenters: Eleta Exline – Scholarly Communication Librarian, UNH Library Catherine Overson – Associate Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Daniel Carchidi – Associate Director, Academic Technology
  • We're all imposters here: maintaining self-confidence and fighting imposter syndrome is academia
    • November 16, 2016, 5:00 pm-6:30 pm
    • Health Services Conference Room Second Floor
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 328
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 7
    • We all feel it at some point – the feeling that we’re not smart or “good” enough, often at points where we need to project the most self-confidence, such as a big presentation. Join us for a discussion about recognizing and combating imposter syndrome in graduate school, presented in coordination with UNH Health Services and the Counseling Center.
  • Thesis and Dissertation Workshop 3
    • November 17, 2016, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    • Thompson Hall Trustees' Board Room
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 326
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 8
    • The UNH Graduate School offers free Thesis and Dissertation Workshops on a first come first serve basis at various times throughout the semester. These workshops are recommended for students who are within 1 year of completing their thesis/dissertation. The workshops last about 45 minutes and cover the basics of formatting and submitting your thesis or dissertation. We will spend the majority of time addressing the most common formatting errors that we see students make.
  • Conducting yourself as a professional with Maureen Crawford-Hentz
    • November 17, 2016, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
    • Memorial Union Builing (MUB) Theater II
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 331
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 8
    • Maureen Crawford Hentz will provide you with techniques and insight on how to conduct yourself as a professional in the workplace. She will provide insider tips, advice, and ways you can advance your career. Maureen has worked with clients in many industries and has insider tips on how to land a great job and what to say during an interview. This session is very popular, spots limited, sign up today.
  • Hiring in Academia: Strategies for an Academic Job Interview
    • November 22, 2016, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
    • Board of Trustees Room, Thompson Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 334
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 10
    • Back by popular demand! Join other Graduate Students for an engaging workshop in which you will hear from professors regarding the interview process in academia. You will be provided with real world examples of what to say and how to compose yourself prior, the day of, and after the interview process. Getting a job in academia is very competitive, come learn strategies on how to set yourself apart from the rest. This workshop is intended for students who would like a job in academics. (Lunch will be provided)
  • Thesis and Dissertation Workshop 4
    • November 28, 2016, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    • Thompson Hall Trustees' Board Room
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 327
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 3
    • The UNH Graduate School offers free Thesis and Dissertation Workshops on a first come first serve basis at various times throughout the semester. These workshops are recommended for students who are within 1 year of completing their thesis/dissertation. The workshops last about 45 minutes and cover the basics of formatting and submitting your thesis or dissertation. We will spend the majority of time addressing the most common formatting errors that we see students make.
  • Have Lunch with the Unit Directors and learn about where your fee's go!
    • November 29, 2016, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
    • Wildcat Den (Located on the Lower Level of the MUB next to the Games Room)
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 335
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 32
    • Come learn about, and advocate for services you would like to see offered on campus! The Counselling Center, Health Services, SHARPP, Memorial Union, Campus Recreation, Transportation, Dining, Housing, and Technology directors will be in attendance. Co-Sponsored by the Graduate Student Senate. Lunch Provided, Registration Required
  • Individual Development Plan(IDP)Workshop
    • November 30, 2016, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
    • Dimond Library Room 352
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 333
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 28
    • You have put a lot of time and effort into pursuing your PhD degree. Now it's time to focus on how to leverage your expertise into a satisfying and productive career. An individual development plan (IDP) helps you explore career possibilities and set goals to follow the career path that fits you best. (Lunch Provided)

 

December 2016

  • Graduate Student Social Night (Free Pizza!)
    • This event had 10 student registrations.
    • December 01, 2016, 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
    • Scorpions Downtown Durham NH
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 338
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 40
    • Join Graduate Students for the last social night at Scorpions in Downtown Durham NH. Event is this Thursday December 1st from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Co-Sponsored by the Graduate Student Senate. There will be pizza provided!
  • Dinner and Lecture: Girl in the Woods with Aspen Matis
    • December 07, 2016, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    • Holloway Commons Dining Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 330
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 19
    • Come join other graduate students for dinner at Holloway Commons and a lecture in the Strafford Room afterwards. Meet for dinner at 6:00pm in front of Holloway Commons. Someone from the Graduate School will swipe you into the dining hall. We will all sit together for dinner and then walk to the Strafford Room for the lecture. Speaker: Author and sexual assault survivor Aspen Matis
  • Summer Teaching Assistant Fellowship (December 14)
    • December 14, 2016, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
    • Board of Trustees Room Thompson Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 320
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 8
    • *Please note: You are not eligible for this award if you are a: RA, GA, or have not been a TA in which students have evaluated you as a teacher. Come learn strategies to build an effective application for the Summer TA Fellowship Award. There are a total of 50 awards and typically 115-130 students apply each year. Learn how to set your application apart from the rest! These fellowships are intended to support research or study during the summer for individuals who have held a TA position during the 2016-2017 academic year, and have performed exceptionally well as a TA and as a student.
  • Summer Teaching Assistant Fellowship (December 15)
    • December 15, 2016, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    • Board of Trustees Room Thompson Hall
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 321
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 7
    • *Please note: You are not eligible for this award if you are a: RA, GA, or have not been a TA in which students have evaluated you as a teacher. Come learn strategies to build an effective application for the Summer TA Fellowship Award. There are a total of 50 awards and typically 115-130 students apply each year. Learn how to set your application apart from the rest! These fellowships are intended to support research or study during the summer for individuals who have held a TA position during the 2016-2017 academic year, and have performed exceptionally well as a TA and as a student.
  • End of Semester Holiday Social!
    • December 15, 2016, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    • Thirsty Moose, Dover NH
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 339
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 34
    • You have worked hard this semester now treat yourself. Join Graduate Students Thursday December 15th from 7-9pm at the Thirsty Moose in Dover for an end of semester holiday gathering. There will be pizza and appetizers provided by the Graduate Student Senate. We will all meet in the room on the left as you enter the Thirsty Moose in Dover.
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