Title: THRIVE! - Description: Resource and Opportunity Newsletter
The Graduate School
University of Florida

A RESOURCE AND OPPORTUNITY NEWSLETTER

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GRADUATE SCHOOL OFFICE OF GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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November 1, 2018

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

USMEX Fellows Program - UCSD 
UF Awards for Aging Research

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final Round
Financial Management: Now and Throughout Your Career 
More than Brains on Sticks: Staying Well in Graduate School
International Education Week 
Publishing Your Research 
Responsible Research Conduct 

CAREER BUILDING

UF Health Cancer Center Research Day 
Florida Genetics Symposium 
State Department Info Session  
Path to Postdoc at UCSF 
Building Future Faculty Program at NCSU 
DOE Scholars Program

TEACHING RESOURCES

Organizing Your Semester
Creating Learner-Centered Experiences to Promote Deep Learning 

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT

InterSECT Job Simulations 

 

USMEX Fellows Program – UCSD 

UC San Diego’s Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies (USMEX) at the School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) hosts the largest residential fellowship program in the U.S. for research on Mexico and U.S.-Mexico relations. Each year the program brings together top scholars from the social sciences, humanities and related fields to form a multi-disciplinary cohort of researchers.

Deadline to apply: November 14, 2018 

Click this link to learn more: USMEX Fellowship Program UCSD

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UF Awards for Aging Research 

These awards are intended for undergraduate, graduate, or professional students (including medical residents or postdoctoral students) enrolled or working at the University of Florida for at least one term between January 2018 and Spring 2019. Appropriate projects include research studies, scholarly reviews, essays, or creative works that deal with any topic related to late life, aging, and older citizens.

Click this link to learn more: UF Awards for Aging

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Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final Round 

The final round of the fifth annual 3MT competition will be held on November 8 at 2pm in the Chamber Room of the Reitz Union. Come learn about the research being done on campus and support 10 of your fellow graduate students. 

Thursday, November 8, 2018
2 p.m.
Reitz Union Chamber Room
UF Campus

Click this link to learn more: Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

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Financial Management: Now and Throughout your Career

Presented by Martie Gillen, PhD, Family Youth and Community Sciences.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
3 p.m.
DeWeese Auditorium LG101-A

McKnight Brain Institute
UF Campus

To register:

1.      Click on this link: GIMS (Graduate Information Management System).

2.      Log in with your GatorLink ID and password.

3.      Click on the “Workshops” tab at the top of the main webpage.

4.      Under “Register,” click the box, then click “Submit.”

You will receive an email confirmation after registering.

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More than Brains on Sticks: Staying Well in Graduate School

Presented by Stephani Jahn, PhD, Counseling and Wellness Center

Graduate students experience many stressors that impact their mental health, but oftentimes discussion of student wellness overlooks factors that are unique to graduate school. Dr. Stephani Jahn of the UF CWC will offer an interactive presentation to address barriers to wellness, common mental health concerns in grad school, and discussion of options to prevent and address these problems.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 
3:30 p.m.
McKnight Brain Institute DeWeese Auditorium, LG101-A
UF Campus 

To register:

1.      Click on this link: GIMS (Graduate Information Management System).

2.      Log in with your GatorLink ID and password.

3.      Click on the “Workshops” tab at the top of the main webpage.

4.      Under “Register,” click the box, then click “Submit.”

You will receive an email confirmation after registering.

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International Education Week  

Learn about campus resources to enhance your training, November 12-16, 2018.

Click this link to learn more: International Education Week

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Publishing Your Research 

Helene Huet, Melissa Defond, and Haven Hawley will present on the LibGuide for International students that includes the library overview and services, including citation management. 
Of interest to: International Students  

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
UF International Center - Large Conference Room  
UF Campus

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Responsible Research Conduct  

Presenter Michelle Leonard will conduct an Interactive session on the responsible conduct of research, which includes avoiding plagiarism, data fabrication and falsification, and the ethics of authorship. 
This session is sponsored by UF International Center in partnership with UF Libraries. 
Of interest to: International Students  

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
UF International Center Large Conference Room

The Hub

UF Campus  

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UF Health Cancer Center Research Day 2018 

The UF Health Cancer Center invites you to UFHCC Research Day 2018. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Please bring your UF ID. 

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
5 p.m.
UF Harrell Medical Education Building
UF Campus

Click this link to learn more: UF Health Cancer Center Research Day

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Florida Genetics Symposium 

For more than a decade, the UF Genetics Institute has hosted the Florida Genetics Symposium. This event attracts genetics and genomics researchers, students and industries from across the world. Speakers will present and discuss genetics and genomics topics.

October 31, 2018 to November 1, 2018
Cancer & Genetics Research Complex

2033 Mowry Road
UF Campus

Click this link to learn more: Florida Genetics Symposium

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State Department Info Session with Diplomat-in-Residence, Amy Radesky 

Amy Radetsky, our U.S. Department of State Diplomat-in-Residence, will hold a general info session about internship/career opportunities with the Department of State during International Education Week. Radetsky has dedicated 16 years of her life to the Foreign Service. She has completed tours in Brazil, Mexico, and with the African Affairs Bureau. Her last post was in Rio de Janeiro, leading reporting for a four-state consular district, focusing on the oil and gas industry, local politics, and the business environment.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
UF International Center Large Conference Room

The Hub

UF Campus

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Path to Postdoc at UCSF 

Path to Postdoc @UCSF is a unique program for outstanding senior graduate students (who will complete their PhD by the end of 2019) to be exposed to world-class research opportunities at University of California San Francisco. Students will have an opportunity to interview with faculty research mentors for a postdoctoral position in their lab, give a research presentation to faculty and the UCSF community, meet current postdocs, and experience vibrant San Francisco. 

Full funding for travel expenses will be provided.

Application deadline: January 6, 2019

Click this link to learn more: Path to Postdoc at UCSF 

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Building Future Faculty Program at NCSU 

The NC State University Building Future Faculty (BFF) Program is a two-and-half day, all-expenses-paid workshop for doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars who are interested in pursuing academic careers and who are committed to promoting diversity in higher education. 

Application deadline: November 7, 2018

Click this link to learn more: NCSU Building Future Faculty 

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DOE Scholars Program 

The DOE Scholars Program is designed to attract talented undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates to opportunities that are carefully designed to help prepare and motivate participants toward the full range of entry and mid-level research, technical, and professional positions within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and organizations that support the DOE mission. As a participant in the DOE Scholars Program you will have the opportunity to explore a federal career with DOE and gain a competitive edge as you apply your education, talent, and skills in a variety of settings within the DOE complex. Opportunities are available for a variety of disciplines at participating DOE facilities nationwide. 

Application deadline: December 17, 2018 

Click this link to learn more: DOE Scholars 

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Organizing Your Semester 

Presented by Melina Jimenez. Organizing a semester is difficult, especially when it’s your first time teaching a course. Learn strategies that can help you outline your semester to achieve your learning outcomes and create a syllabus that students will use as a guideline.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
409 Yon Hall
UF Campus

Click this link to register: Organizing Your Semester  

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Creating Learner-Centered Experiences to Promote Deep Learning (Webinar)

How can we apply what we know about how people learn to promote deep learning? In this webinar, participants will apply their prior knowledge and experience to categorize instructional strategies on the basis of these strategies' impacts on student learning; analyze principles from the field of learning science; and practice instructional strategies that promote the development of transferable knowledge and skills.

Tuesday, November 13
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Click this link to register:
Deeper Learning Webinar 

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InterSECt Job Simulations 

Curious about what a typical day is really like for those working outside of academia? InterSECT is an online platform that allows PhD-level scientists and humanists, regardless of professional stage, to explore future career options.

Click this link to learn more: InterSECt Job Simulations

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