Graduate School Newsletter August 2017 - Wayne State University
August 2017
Welcome new and returning graduate students and faculty

Welcome new and returning graduate students and faculty

The 2017-2018 academic year is off to a good start with a number of new graduate programs in their inaugural semester and a full schedule of Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development (GPPD) seminars. The Graduate School's micro-credentialing program in full swing, allowing students to earn digital badges that showcase vital skills in core competency areas. All new and returning Ph.D. students should review the Graduate School Orientation slideshow covering the process and requirements for degree completion as well as funding and training opportunities.


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Wayne State selected to gather data about Ph.D. career pathways

Wayne State selected to gather data about Ph.D. career pathways

Wayne State University is one of 15 universities selected by the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) to participate in a collective effort to gather and use data about the careers of Ph.D. students and alumni.


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Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) Program

2017 BEST Orientation: Dr. Elizabeth Watkins (UCSF) offers a national perspective on career opportunities and multiple career pathways for Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scientists 2017 BEST Orientation: Dr. Elizabeth Watkins (UCSF) offers a national perspective on career opportunities and multiple career pathways for Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scientists  

BEST Phase I Panels: Research Administration, Teaching, Business/Industry, Government and Communication  

BEST Phase I Panels: Research Administration, Teaching, Business/Industry, Government and Communication
Follow the Graduate School on Twitter for job postings from the BEST network Follow the Graduate School on Twitter for job postings from the BEST network  


 

Awards and Competitions


 

Student and Faculty Spotlight

Upcoming events

 

August 24: New GTA Orientation - 8:30 to 5:30pm in the DeRoy Auditorium

 

International GTAs must also attend Friday, August 25 from 8 a.m. to noon in Manoogian 91. For more info, email gtaorientation@wayne.edu.

 

September 9: Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) course September 9: Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) course

 

September 15: KCP Visiting Scholar Day, Keynote speaker, Ainissa Ramierez September 15: KCP Visiting Scholar Day, Keynote speaker, Ainissa Ramierez

 

September 16: ReBUILDetroit Annual Research Day September 16: ReBUILDetroit Annual Research Day

 

September 20: Graduate School Open House September 20: Graduate School Open House

 

Spread the word! Join us in sharing within your departments and on social media. Posters available upon request.

 


Professional development opportunities

September 8: Leadership styles – Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development (GPPD) Launch Part I September 8: Leadership styles – Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development (GPPD) Launch Part I

 

September 8: Microaggressions – Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development (GPPD) Launch Part II September 8: Microaggressions – Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development (GPPD) Launch Part II

 

September 8: Negotiation skills – Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development (GPPD) Launch Part III September 8: Negotiation skills – Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development (GPPD) Launch Part III

 

September 22: 2017 Michigan Regional Postdoctoral Symposium

 

Call for Abstracts: MSU Regional Environmental Research Conference, "Urban Environment: Solutions for a Sustainable Future

 

Mission statement

Wayne State University Graduate School provides leadership in advancing academic excellence in graduate and postdoctoral education and cultivates a supportive environment for research, scholarly activities and other creative endeavors that are integral to the success of a diverse body of master’s and doctoral students, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate faculty across programs.
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