Graduate School Newsletter September 2017 - Wayne State University
September 2017
Graduate Open House: Taking the next step

Graduate Open House: Taking the next step

This year’s Graduate School Open House has over 30 programs represented, with breakout sessions to help current applicants, admitted and prospective grad students prepare for their next steps.


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New endowed scholarship to support graduate education

New endowed scholarship to support graduate education

“Diversity in graduate programs is crucial because we want to make sure all perspectives are represented in higher education,” added Dr. Mathur. “Philanthropic support to the Graduate School will allow us to retain talent and help all of our students—including our large population of non-traditional students—to advance their graduate degree completion.”


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Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) Program

Sept. 27: 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 Sept. 27: 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  


 

Awards and Competitions


 

Student and Faculty Spotlight

Upcoming events

 

Sept. 15: 3 to 5 p.m., King-Chavez-Parks Visiting Scholar Day Keynote Address Sept. 15: 3 to 5 p.m., King-Chavez-Parks Visiting Scholar Day Keynote Address

 

Sept. 17: WSU Postdoctoral Association Annual Picnic Sept. 17: WSU Postdoctoral Association Annual Picnic

 

Sept. 20: Graduate Open House Sept. 20: Graduate Open House

 

Please help us spread the word, and stop by anytime between 3 and 6 p.m. to learn about graduate programs at WSU.

RSVP

 

Sept. 22: Michigan Regional Postdoctoral Symposium Sept. 22: Michigan Regional Postdoctoral Symposium

 

The symposium will offer professional development seminars and  networking opportunities for postdocs from Wayne State and the surrounding area.

 

Doctoral student writing retreat

 

The WSU Graduate School sponsors a monthly writing retreat hosted by the Office for Teaching and Learning (OTL) exclusively for doctoral students. An invited speaker will give a brief presentation at noon on topics related to graduate school and academic life. Coffee and lunch will be provided. Details and sign-up under "Training, Seminars, Workshops" in Academica.

 


Professional development opportunities

Sept 27: Personal integrity in the workplace GPPD seminar Sept 27: Personal integrity in the workplace GPPD seminar

 

Oct. 5: Surviving your academic job hunt Oct. 5: Surviving your academic job hunt

 

Oct. 17: Writing research statements GPPD seminar Oct. 17: Writing research statements GPPD seminar

 

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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