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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!

 

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.

 

January 2017

  • J-Term Writing Boot Camp (January 9)
    • This event had 23 student registrations.
    • January 09, 2017, 8:30 am-5:00 pm
    • MUB Room 156 (near Games Room)
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 340
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 27
    • Need to work on your thesis or dissertation? How about making final touches on a publication? Join graduate students for our third annual J-Term writing boot camp. Quiet rooms will be provided in which you will have uninterrupted time to sit and write! You can come 1 day or all 5 days! Coffee, Tea, and Lunch provided
  • J-Term Writing Boot Camp (January 10)
    • January 10, 2017, 8:30 am-5:00 pm
    • MUB Room 156 (Near Games Room)
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 341
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 24
    • Need to work on your thesis or dissertation? How about making final touches on a publication? Join graduate students for our third annual J-Term writing boot camp. Quiet rooms will be provided in which you will have uninterrupted time to sit and write! You can come 1 day or all 5 days! Coffee, Tea, and Lunch provided
  • J-Term Writing Boot Camp (January 11)
    • January 11, 2017, 8:30 am-5:00 pm
    • MUB Room 156 (Near Games Room)
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 342
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 24
    • Need to work on your thesis or dissertation? How about making final touches on a publication? Join graduate students for our third annual J-Term writing boot camp. Quiet rooms will be provided in which you will have uninterrupted time to sit and write! You can come 1 day or all 5 days! Coffee, Tea, and Lunch provided
  • J-Term Writing Boot Camp (January 12)
    • January 12, 2017, 8:30 am-5:00 pm
    • MUB Room 156 (Near Games Room)
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 343
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 24
    • Need to work on your thesis or dissertation? How about making final touches on a publication? Join graduate students for our third annual J-Term writing boot camp. Quiet rooms will be provided in which you will have uninterrupted time to sit and write! You can come 1 day or all 5 days! Coffee, Tea, and Lunch provided
  • J-Term Writing Boot Camp (January 13)
    • January 13, 2017, 8:30 am-5:00 pm
    • MUB Room 156 (Near Games Room)
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 344
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 24
    • Need to work on your thesis or dissertation? How about making final touches on a publication? Join graduate students for our third annual J-Term writing boot camp. Quiet rooms will be provided in which you will have uninterrupted time to sit and write! You can come 1 day or all 5 days! Coffee, Tea, and Lunch provided

 

February 2017

  • First Thursday (Thirsty Moose, Dover NH)
    • This event had 38 student registrations.
    • February 02, 2017, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    • Thirsty Moose, Dover NH
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 350
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 32
    • Join Graduate Students for our monthly first Thursday social event. Appetizers and pizza provided.
  • Have you been stressed out? Get a wellness tune-up! Graduate Student wellness workshop
    • February 06, 2017, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
    • Classroom 243 Hamel Recreation Center
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 358
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 17
    • The first step to coping with stress is finding out what causes your stress. In this session you will learn about wellness and be guided through an individual wellness assessment. Finding out what aspects of your life are thriving and those that are causing stress can help you gain perspective, learn coping strategies and enhance overall wellness and academic performance. Learn how to be well at UNH by utilizing the services provided by UNH Health Services. In addition to medical care, the center also offers workshops, groups, guided meditation, and yoga classes. Confidential individual education/counseling and wellness coaching is also available. Visit http://www.unh.edu/health-services or call (603) 862-3823. You can also email Dawn Zitney (dawn.zitney@unh.edu) for more information. Brought to you by UNH Health Services and the Graduate School
  • 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Practice Run COMPETITOR Registration (February 22, Flight in Dover)
    • February 22, 2017, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
    • Flight Coffee Dover NH
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 354
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 7
    • What - The 3MT is a competition in which graduate students present their research in 3 minutes or less using only one powerpoint slide. You are not allowed to use any notecards or props. You must stay within three minutes of speaking time or you will be disqualified. Who - all graduate students are eligible to compete in the 3MT This event is a practice run for the main 3MT competition in April. Come and hone your speaking skills! Prizes will be awarded to the top three presentations.

 

March 2017

  • First Thursday (Thirsty Moose, Dover NH)
    • This event had 35 student registrations.
    • March 02, 2017, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    • Thirsty Moose, Dover NH
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 351
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 35
    • Join Graduate Students for our monthly first Thursday social event. Appetizers and pizza provided.
  • Dissertation/Thesis Formatting Workshop I
    • March 15, 2017, 8:30 am-12:30 pm
    • Dimond Library Room 235
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 365
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 7
    • The Graduate School is organizing a workshop for students who are planning to submit their final projects and graduate in May. This will be a two-day workshop (same on both days) with facilitators who will be there to answer your questions about formatting your dissertation/thesis. There will also be a quiet time and space for students to write. Lunch provided.
  • Dissertation/Thesis Formatting Workshop II
    • March 16, 2017, 8:30 am-12:30 pm
    • Dimond Library Room 235
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 366
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 11
    • The Graduate School is organizing a workshop for students who are planning to submit their final projects and graduate in May. This will be a two-day workshop with facilitators who will be there to answer your questions about formatting your dissertation/thesis. There will also be a quiet time and space for students to write. Lunch provided.
  • Build Your Brand/Social Media Workshop
    • March 21, 2017, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    • Trustees Board Room (Thompson Hall)
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 363
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 9
    • How can you use Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn most effectively to highlight your research and network? Are you interested in creating a website to promote your work? Join Tyler Wentworth, Senior Producer with UNH Communications and Public Affairs, to learn how social media and branding can be essential for your professional development success. Pizza will be provided!
  • My IDP (Individual Development Plan) Workshop
    • March 22, 2017, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    • Dimond Library, Room 537 (Fifth Floor,far right)
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 375
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 12
    • You are putting 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)
  • Thesis and Dissertation Workshop 1
    • March 23, 2017, 11:30 am-12:30 pm
    • Thompson Hall Trustees' Board Room
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 373
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 14
    • 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.
  • Thesis and Dissertation Workshop 2
    • March 27, 2017, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    • Thompson Hall Trustees' Board Room
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 370
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 10
    • 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.
  • Posters Sponsored by the GSS!
    • March 28, 2017, 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    • Whittemore Center Arena
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 378
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 142
    • Please register to be considered for a random drawing of 10 poster sponsorship by the Graduate Student Senate! This drawing is open to graduate students who are presenting a poster at the GRC on April 10th. Priority is given to students who do not have access to free printing or external funding for printing (this is a needs based drawing for students). The drawing will be announced next week. Please register ASAP!
  • Leveraging Your LinkedIn
    • March 29, 2017, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
    • T-Hall, Board of Trustees Room
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 376
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 13
    • Are you looking to create or boost your LinkedIn Profile? 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.

 

April 2017

  • First Thursday (Thirsty Moose, Dover NH)
    • This event had 44 student registrations.
    • April 06, 2017, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    • Thirsty Moose, Dover NH
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 352
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 26
    • Join Graduate Students for our monthly first Thursday social event. Appetizers and pizza provided.
  • Take a Grad to Lunch!
    • April 11, 2017, 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    • Holloway Commons Conference Rooms
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 377
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 0 (This event is FULL, register to get on the waitlist)
    • Please register to obtain a meal ticket on April 11th to be used from 11:30am-2:00pm as part of the oral presentation day. You can pick up the meal ticket on April 11th and it can be used at Holloway Commons Dining Hall that day.
  • Thesis and Dissertation Workshop 3
    • April 12, 2017, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
    • Thompson Hall Trustees' Board Room
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 371
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 11
    • 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.
  • Graduate Student Movie Night!
    • April 12, 2017, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    • MUB Theater II
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 364
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 32
    • Come watch the PhD movie with fellow graduate students as part of Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GPSAW). Piled Higher and Deeper follows the lives of two graduate students as they learn to cope with life in grad school. Popcorn and cookies provided!
  • Gender and Implicit Bias in STEM: a panel discussion with UNH Women in Science
    • April 13, 2017, 12:40 pm-2:00 pm
    • Horton 204
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 379
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 6
    • Join our panel to discuss the subtle cognitive biases we all harbor subconsciously that hinder gender diversity in STEM, the progress we’ve made, and how to continue improving. Panelists include Karen Graham, Ruth Varner, Rich Smith, and Emily Austin. Free sandwiches (sponsored by the Senior Vice Provost for Research) for those who register by 4/5
  • Thesis and Dissertation Workshop 4
    • April 17, 2017, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
    • Thompson Hall Trustees' Board Room
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 372
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 14
    • 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.
  • 3 Minute Thesis Challenge Competitor Registration (First Round Part 1: April 20th, 1-3pm)
    • April 20, 2017, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
    • Memorial Union Building Theater II
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 348
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 2
    • Please register if you are interested in competing in the 2nd annual three minute thesis challenge. This competition is open to all graduate students (both masters and PhD). Please note there are two scheduled times (part 1 or part 2) to compete in the first round for this competition (select a date/time that works best for you): The first round will be held on April 20th from 1-3pm in MUB Theater I and April 21st from 9:30-11:30am in MUB Theater II. The top competitors from the first round will advance to the final round which will be held on April 26th from 2-4pm in MUB Theater II. No registration is required for the final round as we will know the competitors who advance. If you compete in the first round be sure that you are available for the final round on April 26th. For information regarding rules please visit our webpage: https://www.gradschool.unh.edu/tmt.php You will have 3 Minutes to present your thesis using only 1 powerpoint slide. You may not use any props - note cards or speaking prompts. Spots are limited
  • 3 Minute Thesis Challenge Competitor Registration (First Round Part 2: April 21st, 9:30am-11:30am)
    • April 21, 2017, 9:30 am-11:30 am
    • MUB Theater I
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 349
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 4
    • Please register if you are interested in competing in the 2nd annual three minute thesis challenge. This competition is open to all graduate students (both masters and PhD). Please note there are two scheduled times (part 1 or part 2) to compete in the first round for this competition (select a date/time that works best for you): The first round will be held on April 20th from 1-3pm in MUB Theater I and April 21st from 9:30-11:30am in MUB Theater II. The top competitors from the first round will advance to the final round which will be held on April 26th from 2-4pm in MUB Theater II. No registration is required for the final round as we will know the competitors who advance. If you compete in the first round be sure that you are available for the final round on April 26th. For information regarding rules please visit our webpage: https://www.gradschool.unh.edu/tmt.php You will have 3 Minutes to present your thesis using only 1 powerpoint slide. You may not use any props - note cards or speaking prompts. Spots are limited

 

May 2017

  • First Thursday (Thirsty Moose, Dover NH)
    • This event had 48 student registrations.
    • May 04, 2017, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    • Thirsty Moose, Dover NH
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 353
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 22
    • Join Graduate Students for our monthly first Thursday social event. Appetizers and pizza provided.
  • Graduate School Ice Cream Social (MUB, Back Deck)
    • May 16, 2017, 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
    • Memorial Union Building Back Deck
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 381
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 76
    • Our last event of the semester! Join other graduate students for an end of the semester ice cream social! Premium toppings and ice cream will be provided. Cari Moorhead, Interim Dean of the Grad School, will be in attendance! Come say hello! RSVP today.
  • The Music Hall Tickets: Dani Shapiro
    • May 23, 2017, 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
    • The Music Hall Loft; 131 Congress Street Portsmouth, NH 03801
    • Course Reference Number (CRN): 383
    • Spaces/Seats Left: 5
    • Dani Shapiro’s memoir, Hourglass: Time, Memory Marriage, is a piercing, life-affirming memoir about marriage and memory, about the frailty and elasticity of our most essential bonds, and about the accretion, over time, of both sorrow and love.​ Please register only if you are certain you can attend.
  • Event Bullet Color Codes:
  • green square  General
  • gray square  Networking
  • dark blue square  PFF
  • light gray square  Research
  • orange square  Wellness
  • black square  Writing