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Graduate Program: E-Newsletter 11/12/21





New Knowledge Base (KB) Document for SoHE Grad Students-

Many thanks to Sarah Marcotte, our very own SoHE research administrator, who put together this new KB document with resources for graduate students seeking fellowships, dissertation grants, or other funding to support their graduate research and education. Check it out! 

Spring 2022 Enrollment Begins 11/15/21

Spring 2022 enrollment is coming up very soon! is NOW LIVE with course offerings for Spring 2022.  Enrollment for grad students will begin on Monday, November 15th so you should begin to prepare at this time. You will be able to find your Spring 2022 enrollment time in MyUW under the “Course Search & Enroll” tile.  The first step to preparing is to review your graduate program course check sheet and/or meet with your faculty advisor.  If you need permission to enroll for independent study or research credits for spring, please contact and they will be able to authorize that for you. 


Spring 2022 Courses in Curriculum & Instruction
C&I has put together a list of our spring courses and descriptions of each course. If your students are interested, please forward this around. Contact Thomas Tegart, C&I Graduate Program Coordinator with any questions. 

International Students: New COVID-19 vaccine and testing requirements for entry to the U.S. 

The announcement co-drafted by ISS and UHS is posted on the ISS website and Terra Dotta. An email has gone out to all currently enrolled F-1/J-1 students. Continuous communication will go out to new students joining us on campus next semester. 

UW Libraries Launch Remote Delivery
This new service, which is available to graduate students and faculty, provides more support to accommodate those in the campus community who work or study remotely, may not come to campus often, or work at an inconvenient distance from a campus library. 

Native November: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month at UW-Madison

November is Native American Heritage Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the rich and diverse culture, history, and contributions of Native people. Holding its origin with a weeklong celebration during November 23–30, 1986, a proclamation was passed in 1990 to designate the entire month of November as National Native American Heritage Month. Each year, Wunk Sheek and campus partners host a series of events across the university to celebrate the rich history, culture, and heritage of Native people at UW–Madison. Check out all of the upcoming events:


International Education Week (IEW) November 15-19

International Education Week 2021 (IEW) will be celebrated on campus and across the country Nov. 15-19. This year’s keynote event will feature UW–Madison alumnus Aaron Williams. Aaron has had an incredible career in international service and leadership, which includes historic milestones including becoming the first African-American to serve as USAID’s executive secretary, and the first African-American male to be appointed to lead the Peace Corps. Check out all of the events:




Last Steps to Completing the PhD degree

Nov 16th 2021, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM, 1211 Deluca Biochemical Sciences Bldg

You will learn about the Graduate School's requirements for completing your Ph.D. We will offer a brief intro to the electronic process for submitting your dissertation, the dissertation format requirements, and present information to help you make decisions about your thesis publishing options. This workshop is intended for Ph.D. candidates preparing to graduate in fall 2021 or spring 2022 Window Period. Registration is required:


SoHE Advanced Professional Development (PDS) Session: The Mentor/Mentee Relationship

Wednesday, November 17th, 1:00pm on zoom

Speakers: Kristin Litzelman, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, School of Human Ecology and Jung-hye Shin, Design Studies Chair, Interior Architecture Program Coordinator, Associate Professor, Faculty Director of Design Thinking. More information:


Overcoming by Understanding Academic Writer’s Block 

Tuesday, November 30, 1:00–2:30pm CDT (Online)
Facilitator Aurora Chang, PhD, will focus on the stories we tell ourselves about who we are as academic writers and how that narration impacts our perceived ability to write. She’ll offer simple, practical ways to overcome academic writing blocks when they hit. Activate your free (UW-Madison) NCFDD membership or sign in to watch the webinar here: 



Lunch & Learn-Understanding DACA and the Role Social Workers Play in Advancing Immigration Justice

November 18th, 2021 at 12:00pm, School of Social Work Building, Room 300

Cristhabel Martinez, Program Assistant at the Center for Dreamers at UW-Madison and Executive Director of Wisconsin Dreamers. Cristhabel will present information about DACA and Wisconsin's undocumented student population, as well as the role of social workers in advancing immigration justice.  Although the event says “the role of social workers in advancing immigration justice”, the information that Cristhabel will share is applicable to professionals working with children and families in other capacities. 

School of Human Ecology News & Events Calendar


School of Human Ecology Advanced PDS Events 2021-22


Graduate School Professional Development Events Calendar


Student Affairs: Campus Happenings- See the UW Student Affairs news website and scroll to the "current happenings" listing each week.


Social Justice Hub Upcoming Events event calendar



The Division of the Arts offers Arts Funding Support through the 2022 Creative Arts Awards.  Applications and nominations now open. Deadline: November 15th, 2021.  More info:


Dolores Zohrab Liebmann fellowship: Now open in WiSH

Deadline: November 30th, 2021

Graduate students with US citizenship in the arts, humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences may apply to this opportunity. The Graduate School will then submit up to 3 names to the review committee who accept applications nationwide. This fellowship provides a stipend of $18,000 plus tuition and may be renewable up to three years. More information: 


SoHE Scholarships are NOW OPEN!

Deadline: December 15th, 2021 

Take a look at the various opportunities and get your applications submitted soon. There are a few updates since the first call went out a few weeks ago.  For PhD and MFA students who are currently in their second year, and may not have taken advantage of the first conference travel scholarship in 2020 due to COVID, are eligible to apply this year. The Conference Travel Scholarship has been expanded to include Professional Training as well. In addition to the Ann Hoyt award for the study of cooperative associations, there is now a more broad award for the Graduate Student Scholarship for Research, Outreach, and Training on Cooperatives. 



Human Development position announcement at Furman University
The Department of Education and the Office of Graduate Studies at Furman University invite applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position (with possibility of renewal) beginning August 1, 2022. Education Department and Graduate Studies faculty value diverse ideas and perspectives, commit to the implementation of culturally responsive teaching, and prepare teachers and administrators skilled in educating students with different learning needs in a wide range of public schools and settings. Consideration will be given to candidates who have demonstrated commitment to building an equitable and diverse educational environment. 


Graduate School Guide to Completing your Degree


Graduate School Degree Deadlines


Dean of Students Office: Graduate Student Assistance Specialist-Elaine Goetz


International Student Services (ISS)


University Health Services (UHS)


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